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Holistic, evidence-based advice that empowers you to be active.
10 Best Exercises for Hip Arthritis: Relieve Hip Pain & Improve Mobility
Hip arthritis can cause constant pain and discomfort, which may increase slightly after using the joint, even for simple activities like walking….
Top 8 Hip Pain Exercises to Avoid: Tips for Treating Hip Pain
Pain originating from the hips can be a constant annoyance in daily life. Whether from a temporary injury or long-term condition, you…
11 Proven Hip Abductor Strengthening Exercises for Pain Relief
The hip adductor and abductor muscle groups are instrumental for maintaining good posture. Problems with these muscles can cause a range of…
How to Do Reverse Clamshell Exercise: Workout Benefits & Instructions
If you’re looking for more exercises to strengthen your hips, an often-overlooked option is the reverse clamshell exercise. It works a different…
9 Hip Flexor Exercises With Bands: Increase Strength & Hip Mobility
If you’re dealing with tight hips or an injury, it may be time to ask your physical therapist about hip flexor exercise…
Pinched Nerve in Hip: Causes, Treatments, & How to Find Relief
Experiencing a pinched nerve in your hip can often be excruciating for people. The nerves in our hips help us do simple…
To help people reduce the need for drugs and tap into the body’s natural ability to heal itself by focusing on prevention, rehabilitation, and diet. Put even more simply, we want to provide advice to help weekend warriors and elite athletes alike stay active with non-surgical techniques and holistic treatment options.
Meet Our Team
Dr. Walter “Calvin” Damper
Dr. Damper, DO, specializes in holistic and nonsurgical treatments to alleviate back, joint, nerve and muscle pain.
Dr. Kristina DeMatas
Founder of Sporty Doctor
Dr. Kristina DeMatas, DO, practices holistic, evidence-based family and sports medicine at Mayo Clinic.
Shannon “Dallas” Hall
Shannon is a certified personal trainer specializing in body composition and sports nutrition, a USA boxing coach, and a former American Gladiator.