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Steve Gonser DPT

Steve Gonser graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Daemen College, instantly applying his knowledge of human movement and functional anatomy to his passion for running. Steve is a 2x Ironman, including a 10:41 finish in Lake Placid and a Sub-3 hour marathoner.

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Blog: RunSmart Online | 5 Apr 2015

Hey, Get Your Finger Out of There
“Hey, get your finger out of there!” It sounds a little weird at first, but I’d estimate saying this phrase … Continue reading → Posted by Steve Gonser PT, DPT Published: Thu, May 07 2015
1980 Called: They Want Their Slant Board Back
The slant board has been professed to enhance performance, prevent injury, and provide benefit in rehabilitation. It’s (unfortunately) associated with assisting in the treatment of plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, patellar tendonitis, and even hip pain. It sounds too good to … Continue reading → Posted by Patrick O'Connor PT, MSPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, FAFS Published: Wed, May 13 2015
Top Down Running
If you wanted to throw a ball faster you wouldn’t strengthen your wrist, right? It’s obvious that a powerful throw comes from the shoulder, transferring force down through the elbow, into the wrist, and finally into the ball. Well that’s … Continue reading → Posted by Steve Gonser PT, DPT Published: Sun, Apr 05 2015