Prevent an ACL Tear with These 4 Tips

ACL TearTearing your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) can be a painful experience with a long and extensive rehabilitation process that sometimes includes surgery. While it is nearly impossible to prevent an injury that occurs during an athletic event as a result …

Why Your Performance Trainer Wants You to Rest

At Altru’s Sports Advantage powered by EXOS, our training programs are created around four pillars – mindset, nutrition, movement and recovery. In this post, we’ll be focusing on the significance of recovery, which provides essential regeneration of muscles, allowing the …

Steps For Safely Returning to Class After a Concussion

concussionYou might remember a commercial from a few years ago featuring a football player laying on the field after a hard tackle. He tells his coach, “I’m fine.” But when the coach asks him what his name is, the player …

Top 5 Reasons Athletes Should See a Chiropractor

Woman runningAthletes and fitness-focused adults rely on their bodies for more than simply getting around. Peak performance is key in sport, and if the musculoskeletal system isn’t aligned properly, your body can’t reach its potential. As part of Altru Advanced Orthopedics

Performance Mindset | How to Utilize Your Mind to Improve Your Body

GymBurnout and turnover among professionals, whether athletes, business professionals, doctors or other, is often linked back to lack of motivation or drive. The same can be said in the gym. Without the proper mindset, a client is more susceptible to …

Losing the Cane, Finding a New Perspective | Tim’s Sports Advantage Story

TimCompetitive cycling. Running. Rollerblading. Tim Weiland was highly active in his younger years.

After a rollerblading fall in 2010 leaving him with a labral tear in his hip, that all changed. Tim went from being a fit guy, to basically …

Extra Weight Can Punish Your Joints

Weight managementBody Mass Index (BMI) is a tool that allows people to check how proportionate their overall weight is to their height. If your BMI is high, your weight may be adversely affecting your joints.

“I advise my patients to get …

Overcoming Injury & Gaining Energy | Tanner’s Sports Advantage Story

Tanner working outFor Tanner Johnson, exercise has always meant routine, and his routine had hit a plateau. That’s when he discovered Sports Advantage powered by EXOS, and was able to elevate his performance, lose weight and gain energy. All with the …

Getting Back to the Game of Life: Jay’s Sports Advantage Story

Jay standing at gymJay Ladue has been active most of his life. Growing up, he participated in multiple sports. Eventually, he chose to focus on hockey, playing in college at St. John’s University. As an adult, his hobbies and interests are all active …