Arm pain and year-round baseball/softball

There are more opportunities today than ever before to participate year-round and “specialize” in a particular sport. This is no more evident in any sport(s) than baseball and softball, especially here in the South due to our great weather conditions. I will briefly discuss some information on what I think are the two most important…

Do I need a VO2 Max/Metabolic EfficiencyTest?

Just finished a VO2 max/metabolic efficiency test with a great local runner here at our peak Performance Lab, Evans, GA. It’s a test that provides you with some invaluable, unique “data” that can really help fine tune your training. As mentioned in a previous post, building your “aerobic base” is critical early in the season.…

Trigger Point Dry Needling

It is well known that joints and nerves are a common source of pain. However muscles, as a source of pain, have often been overlooked. If you have ever had pain or if you currently suffer with pain, you may have noticed painful knots in your muscles.

Triathalon Training at peak Rehab: Building the Aerobic Base

2015 is here and it’s a great time for all triathletes to begin “base training,” otherwise known as “Building the Aerobic Base.”  Are you looking for a place in Augusta, Ga to discover your aerobic base? This is the all too often neglected component of a complete triathlon training program, and the time is now…

Finding Your Lactate Threshold/Ventilatory Threshold at PEAK Rehab

The Lactate Threshold (LT) , also known as the “Ventilatory Threshold” is a critical exercise point to understand for the endurance athlete. The LT is the point at which the demands of the exercise outdistance the body’s ability to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide in a balanced fashion. As exercise intensity increases during a run,…

Total Knee Replacement

We evaluate and treatment many patients whom have undergone total knee replacements. In this blog, I wanted to discuss some of most important points for patients to understand prior to or during rehabilitation for total knee replacement. Here at peak Rehabilitation, Fitness, and Performance Center, we target restoration of joint range-of-motion as a primary emphasis…