The Pain Known As Shin SplintsThe Pain Known As Shin Splints

It’s that time of year again where we start looking at the calendar and deciding on our next running race. The wintertime in Arizona is when a lot of those happen. Some people don’t use a training schedule although there are some good ones out there. However, sometimes not following one creates for too much […]
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Compression Garments, Single-Leg Stability, and Hip Strength for GolfCompression Garments, Single-Leg Stability, and Hip Strength for Golf

Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from the National Center for Biotechnology Information, Tom Walters, and Mike Scaduto.
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Tired of Your Achy Knees?Tired of Your Achy Knees?

Are you suffering from achy knees that seem to affect your ability to complete simple tasks throughout your day? Perhaps you may be experiencing a condition known as patellofemoral pain (PFP). PFP syndrome may be described using various terms such as chondromalacia patella, intraarticular condropathy, patellar arthralgia, runner’s knee, and etc. Essentially it is described […]
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Performance Physical Therapy: Why Our Profession Needs to ProgressPerformance Physical Therapy: Why Our Profession Needs to Progress

Physical therapy can span a wide spectrum, ranging from injury rehabilitation, to injury prevent, and even performance enhancement. To truly help people get the most out of their bodies, we need to focus on all three of those. But many of us don’t, and if you’re one of them, I think you may be really missing the boat. It’s not enough to simply try to restore someone to their previous baseline. That’s “traditional” physical therapy if you ask me. Performance physical therapy not only restores function, but also works on optimizing and enhancing performance. That’s the key difference to me.
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Eccentric Hamstrings, Heart Rate Variability, and Compression GarmentsEccentric Hamstrings, Heart Rate Variability, and Compression Garments

Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Dean Somerset, Mike Nelson, and Bret Contreras.
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Preventing ACL Tears, Fitness Myths, and Rotator Cuff Repair FailuresPreventing ACL Tears, Fitness Myths, and Rotator Cuff Repair Failures

Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Dave Tilley and Lenny Macrina, Philip Stefanov, and the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
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Beat the Heat and Get into The PoolBeat the Heat and Get into The Pool

Are you having trouble sticking with your exercise program because you’re bored with your usual program? Do you feel that you need to try something new but are afraid of re-aggravating an old injury? Do you feel like you need to improve your cardio and lose a few pounds? Do you feel there’s just not […]
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