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Foot Strike Technique and Its Classification at Impact


Aoife Burke from Dublin City University is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Aoife is an assistant professor in the Athletic Training program in the School of Health and Human Performance. After completing her athletic therapy and training degree, she worked in a private musculoskeletal clinical practice, whilst also working with some elite teams within Ireland; such as Dublin GAA and some Irish international football teams. Aoife spent some time assisting with chronic athletic groin pain and ACL biomechanical research at the Sports Surgery Clinic in Santry, and is currently pursuing a PhD, with a focus on the kinetic and kinematic risk factors associated with running-related injuries.

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Prostate Cancer Treatments and how Physical Therapy can Help


Welcome to episode 40 of The Mountain Land Pelvic Health Podcast! This month, we’re sitting down with Dr. Peter Fisher to discuss prostate cancer treatments and how Physical Therapy can help.

Dr. Fisher attended the University of Utah school of Medicine followed by his residancy at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor Michigan. He currently serves as Chief of Surgery and Director of Men’s Health services at St. Mark’s Hospital. He is currently working at Granger Urology in Sandy, Utah. During this podcast we discuss symptoms of prostate cancer, the paradigm of treatment options, prostatectomy procedure and physical therapy interventions before and after to prevent any urinary incontinence or scarring dysfunctions.  

Listen to this episode below or wherever you get your podcasts!

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Predictive Effect of Well-Known Risk Factors and Foot-Core Training in Lower Limb Running-Related Injuries in Recreational Runners

Isabel Sacco, PhD from University of São Paulo is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Sacco is an Associate Professor and vice-director of the Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Sciences at the School of Medicine; 1B Research fellow of CNPq-Brazil (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development); and the head of the Laboratory of Biomechanics of Movement and Human Posture (LaBiMPH). Her main areas of research include biomechanics and rehabilitation of people with diabetes and osteoarthritis and recreational runners for injury prevention. Dr. Sacco has been honored by the Brazilian Government as one of only 22 female Brazilian scientists under 40 years of age with a recognized academic career merit.

Taddei UT, Matias AB, Duarte M, Sacco ICN. Foot Core Training to Prevent Running-Related Injuries: A Survival Analysis of a Single-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Sports Med. 2020 Dec;48(14):3610-3619. doi: 10.1177/0363546520969205. Epub 2020 Nov 6. PMID: 33156692.

Suda EY, Watari R, Matias AB, Taddei UT, Sacco ICN. Predictive Effect of Well-Known Risk Factors and Foot-CoreTraining in Lower Limb Running-Related Injuries in Recreational Runners: ASecondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Sports Med. 2021 Nov 17:3635465211056329. doi: 10.1177/03635465211056329. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34786990.

Foot core training website: www.soped.com.br

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Meet Tyler Hardy, PTA!


Welcome Tyler Hardy, PTA, to our Sun River clinic. Tyler earned his associate of applied science physical therapist assistant degree from Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, MT in 2020. He is also a Certified Performance Specialist.
Tyler specializes in orthopedics, sports performance and blood flow restriction therapy. Growing up playing sports, he knows the importance of physical therapy. His philosophy is to approach each treatment with an open mind and to listen to each patient and learn of their needs and concerns. By creating personalized treatment plans for each patient, Tyler is passionate about helping them reach their goals and live a healthy lifestyle.
When not in the clinic, Tyler likes to hike, fish, go 4-wheeling and spending time at the gym as well as at his cabin in Duck Creek. He is also a Utah Jazz and Las Vegas Raiders fan and loves attending basketball and football games.

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