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When Can I Return to Exercising? The Timeline of Rotator Cuff Rehab – Early Phase (week 1-6)             Let’s talk about one of the most nagging and limiting shoulder injuries out there: rotator cuff tears. The diagnosis used to bring up discussions about “career ending injury” among sports analysists, but due to advances in surgical techniques and rehabilitation data, it seems the topic has shifted to “will a...
Posted on 2018-06-19
The 2 Most Common Running Form Errors That Cause Calf Pain and How To Fix Them Have you ever been in the middle of your half marathon and felt a sharp, pulling, cramping feeling in the back of your leg below your knee? Calf pain affects a great deal of runners and can present as Achilles pain, back-of-the-knee pain, or just a good old tight calf cramp.  Usually, the pain comes on quickly and keeps you from a normal running stride leaving you limping the rest of your run. What’s e...
Posted on 2018-05-09
Shoulder Instability: An Athlete’s Guide Explaining Why Your Performance is Suffering – Part II Anatomy and Where Treatment goes Wrong                           In the previous blog, I shared the story of my teammate’s experience with multi-directional shoulder instability, explained the types of shoulder instability and how they can present, and discussed who i...
Posted on 2018-04-17
Shoulder Instability: An Athlete’s Guide Explaining Why Your Performance is Suffering – Part I Epidemiology               It was the fourth inning and our starting pitcher was starting to give up multiple hits and already at a high pitch count due to the other team’s patience at the plate. I was standing at short stop wondering how we were going to stop the bleeding and feeling helpless because nothing was coming my ...
Posted on 2018-03-29
Can Running Strengthen The Discs In Your Lower Back?     Structures within the human body are often viewed in different ways. Skeletal muscle tissue, for example, is considered adaptable with the capacity to become stronger in response to exercise. Other structures, such as spinal discs, are viewed more like machine parts, susceptible to activity related wear and tear and lacking the capacity to positively adapt to loads placed on the spine. With this perception it is a commonly hel...
Posted on 2018-03-22
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