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Why Seeing a Physical Therapist—Even if You Don't Think You're Injured—Can Make You a Better Athlete

If you've ever played a sport or engaged in serious strength training, odds are good that you've been injured at one point or another. The trauma c...

Eliminate Ankle Sprains With This 3-Minute Daily Routine

The frustration and pain of spraining an ankle is very personal to me. I've sprained each ankle at least 20 times (I kid you not). Since becoming a Do...

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Seeing a Physical Therapist

Physical therapists are the rehab pros. They're the ones who help you make the transition from the doctor's office to the playing field, ensuring that...

Use This Mental Hack to Improve Your Warm-Up

Utilization of a Reactive Maximal Effort Warm-up for Improving Movement Patterns I personally hear the term "movement pattern" on a daily basis, and in...

The Best Sciatic Nerve Stretch Exercises to Alleviate Leg Pain

Do you suffer from chronic leg and hip pain that simply won't go away? If so, there's a good chance that you have sciatica, or pain that's caused by p...

How to Safely Return to Training After an Injury

return to training As athletes, most of us are going to experience that universal unpleasant inevitability: injury. Sure, there are those few...

3 Strength Coaches Predict the Biggest Training Trends

Fitness trends come and go in the blink of an eye. Everyone heaps praise on a new exercise or style of training one year, then it suddenly disappears ...

What's the Difference Between Dry Needling and Acupuncture?

The Latest Technique in Sports Performance Physical Therapy When it comes to new age physical therapy techniques changing the game in the rehabilitation...

Dry Needling: Powerful, Drug-Free Pain Relief for Athletes

Athletes suffering from serious or chronic soft tissue injuries are often prescribed powerful anti-inflammatory drugs to combat pain and inflammation....

How to Recover After Getting Hit by a Pitch

That fastball came in like a heat-seeking missile. The target: the middle of your back. Whether it was intentional or not doesn't really matter. ...

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