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Dr Aaron Lundgaard, the Clinical Director for Total Health Systems, has qualified for the World Powerlifting Competition!

By |2018-12-18T15:43:29-04:00June 7th, 2016|Events, Featured|

Dr Aaron Lundgaard, the Clinical Director for Total Health Systems, has qualified for the World Powerlifting Congress (WPC) world competition by placing first at The American Powerlifting Federation (APF) National Championships in Chicago Illinois on May 7th, 2016.  He took first place in the 110kg (242 lbs.) Masters (>40 years old) competition, while also out [...]

Dumb Butt / Dead Butt Syndrome? What is it, who gets it, how to fix it…

By |2019-02-27T13:23:23-04:00April 21st, 2016|Events, Featured|

Do you have “Dead Butt Syndrome” or “Dumb Butt Syndrome”? Is this a real thing?   Yes it is and it is more common than you think. No, it doesn’t mean your butt’s been given the Last Rites; It’s when your glutes don’t fire because your hips may be too tight, weak and/or you have [...]

Meet Ashlynn Faber from the Flint, Mi. Total Health Systems Supports Relentless Detroit!

By |2019-02-20T16:18:43-04:00October 21st, 2015|Featured|

Ashlynn was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma. She started complaining to her father one day about a sore neck. Ashlynn’s father initially thought that the soreness was caused from playing rough at the gym they were at so he attempted to rub and massage the sore area on her neck and allowed her to go back to [...]

Total Health Systems is excited to Announce and Congratulate Chantell Robinson in earning her National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Training certification.

By |2019-02-20T16:06:02-04:00June 16th, 2015|Events, Featured|

NASM is one of the most respected personal training certifications With the training Chantell received from the NASM she has many tools to help asses clients and create a successful program to reach his/her goals. Using the Optimum Performance Training Model Chantell can assesses overactive or underactive muscle and include specific exercises to address the [...]

EXERCISES AND ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS, Marek Drzazga, Physical Therapist, Total Health Systems of Macomb County

By |2018-12-18T15:43:46-04:00June 2nd, 2015|Events, Featured|

Ankylosing spondylitis is a lifelong autoimmune disease — and form of arthritis — that causes inflammation, pain, and stiffness mainly in the spinal joints.  Marek Drzazga, Physical Therapist, Total Health Systems   A.S. symptoms vary from person to person. In the early stages of A.S., the pain and stiffness often starts in the lower back, [...]

HERNIATED vs BULGING DISC Natalia Frazee, PTA Total Health Systems of Macomb County

By |2018-12-18T15:43:47-04:00May 19th, 2015|Featured|

Herniated vs Bulging Disc Disks are like rubbery cushions that are in between each vertebra in your spine. They are made up of an outside layer of tough cartilage that coats the softer cartilage in the center. A bulging disk occurs when it extends outside the area it should normally occupy. The part of the [...]

Feel like a runner, with these motivation tips, Total Health Systems

By |2018-12-18T15:43:48-04:00March 23rd, 2015|Events, Featured|

Have extra clothes and shoes in your car, ready to go!   You never know when you might have a chance to get a run in. So it’s a good idea to have a bag packed in your car with running clothes and shoes. Diane, our Wellness coordinator is always ready to go by having [...]

Runners are mentally strong but not all runners are physically strong, Total Health Systems

By |2018-12-18T15:43:48-04:00March 13th, 2015|Events, Featured, Running Tips|

  Whether you are new runner, veteran runner, or walker. There are significant benefits to adding strength training to your training. I often hear runners say they don’t need to do strength training (specifically their legs) because they run. I hear people trying to lose weight tell me they are going to do cardio exercise [...]

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) Part 1: What is it? How did I get it? Total Health Systems of Macomb County

By |2018-12-18T15:43:54-04:00February 10th, 2015|Events, Featured|

Michael Syska, MPT Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is one of the most common causes of knee pain. Most individuals who participate in endurance sports, such as running and biking, have experienced ITBS at some point. What is ITBS? Iliotibial band syndrome is pain that occurs at the lateral (outside) part of the knee, caused by [...]

Warming up and Dynamic Stretching first instead of Static Stretching

By |2018-12-18T15:43:55-04:00January 27th, 2015|Events, Featured|

Warming up first instead of stretching before a training session or a race whether it is running, swimming, cycling etc...Your body needs to be ready.   Your muscles need to be warm. While stretching is an important part of the cool down it does not help you warm up and get ready to train or [...]