May 2019

The Importance of Ankle Mobility in Skating

Have you ever heard a skating coach tell an athlete to get lower or get your knee over your toes? Sounds easy, but it may not always be the case. These types of skaters may not physically be able to get lower due to either strength deficits or lack of mobility or flexibility. The end result is a tall skater who bends more at the waist or hips instead of getting low enough by bending the knees and the ankles to get a strong, powerful stride. For this blog, we will look at the ankle joint and how a lack of mobility can affect 

When Sadness Turns Suicidal: When to Seek Help for Depression

One of the last things most people expect is that they will feel so downtrodden that life no longer seems like a viable option. But if you are considering suicide, you’re not alone. In the United States, there are over 47,000 suicide deaths a year, and suicide is the tenth leading cause of death.


So how do you know when you cross the line from sad to suicidal? The simple answer is the moment you see yourself no longer in the picture and it doesn’t scare you. If you are considering suicide, please know that the unbearable pain you feel is temporary