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Tag Archives: physical therapy

Integrating the Pelvic Floor Into Performance

The pelvis is literally and figuratively at the core of our being, making it the foundation of our health. The pelvis is the source of our […]

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Rehab to Performance: Movement

I can remember back to watching the original Rocky movie with my dad when I was just a young, chubby grade schooler, and being engrossed by […]

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Quality Coaching Trumps All

We like to use the analogy that our athletes are like machines, turning their engine on and their minds off during training. That couldn’t be further […]

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Rehab to Performance: What’s Missing?

In the world of athletics, rates of injury and re-injury continue to climb, despite the best efforts of well-intentioned rehabilitation professionals practicing evidence based medicine; the […]

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Empowering Your Cyber Monday: Recovery

If you think that your performance in the gym or on the field is only tied to your best efforts under the barbell or at practice, […]

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Stretching is Overrated: Quick Hits

Remember when the ole’ ball coach had your team doing ten-count static stretches before each competition? It was a bold strategy, we’re still waiting to see […]

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PA Radio – Episode 269: Lindsey Lepley

Eccentrically Speaking Eccentric muscle contractions are weird. And no I’m not talking about eccentric as in “my eccentric Uncle Larry just purchased his second life sized […]

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Tendinopathy: Isotonics Rehab Part 2

Now that you’ve learned some background information on tendons, their function, and how they heal covered in Isotonics Rehab Part 1, we can get to the […]

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Tendinopathy: Isotonics Rehab

Have you ever been to rehab for a patellar or Achilles tendinopathy injury before and felt like a hamster on the proverbial wheel? You show up, […]

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Tendinitis: Where Do I Begin?

It’s Monday morning. You wake up, pound your coffee and head to the gym. Heavy squats are on the menu today, but as you start warming […]

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Tendinopathy: Dose Dependent Destruction

When we are sick, we see a physician who prescribes us medicine. When we need to dial in our diet, we see a nutritionist who prescribes […]

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Pain: Sticks and Stones

“Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Words Will?…” The next time you get under a heavy barbell, give yourself the following cues: Don’t round […]

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Pain: This Shit is Complicated

Did you know that the US healthcare system spends approximately two billion dollars a year on the management of pain due to sport-related injuries alone? Beyond […]

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Unlocking Stress: The Double Edge Sword

We’ve all been there: the alarm clock goes off, you start to roll out of bed but your body feels like it has been hit by […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 97 Brent Brookbush

“Most injuries do not occur in the sagital plane.” This week we welcome Brent Brookbush of the Brookbush Institute of Human Movement Sciences.  We kick off […]

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