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ACL rehabilitation month 6

July 23, 2012


As I talked about in ACL Rehab Month 5, in month 6 I took some time off. I took a break from any heavier lifting and intense running. I also went on vacation for 10 days to Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland. All I have to say about that is if you ever get a chance […]

How to wrap knee pain / a knee injury

July 12, 2012


A common thing to do after an injury, or for pain, is to wrap the area. This is usually done with an accessory such as an ACE bandage. There are definitely merits in subsiding the swelling through wrapping. I wrote about this extensively in Should you wrap an injury? There are also merits in wrapping sites […]

A better single leg exercise than pistols

July 12, 2012


A common proclamation for doing single leg exercises is, “We walk, run, etc. with one leg on the ground, we should perform exercises in this fashion to be “functional.”” Let’s look at the idiocy of this statement for one moment: 1)   Uhh, we don’t walk, run, etc. with bars / dumbbells in our hands either. […]