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How golf can negatively impact the ankles (is golf a good off-season activity for basketball players?)

July 13, 2016

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The biggest injury concern for basketball players is the ankle. Specifically the lateral ankle sprain. This: One of the big offseason training considerations then is getting good at preventing this. We have our common exercises, such as: The idea of the above is the unstable surface tries to mobilize your ankle, but you try to prevent […]

Steve Kerr deserves major props for how he handles his players’ health

April 22, 2016

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Two years ago it was Lebron’s issues with hydration and team USA soccer’s hamstring problems. Last year when discussing How freaky Kyrie Irving’s knee injury was(n’t) I wrote: “What playoff sports also gives is an opportunity to watch how athletes at the highest level are managed. It’s kind of incredible every year there are standout examples of what not to […]

Tired of Searching? Click Here To Change Your Movement Now

March 25, 2016

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You can click to find out more about each product. All purchases have refund guarantee and direct customer support, from me; not a machine. (Sorry, no soothing hold music.) After buying something, if needed you can reply to the confirmation email to ask a question. None of that annoying “Do Not Reply” or “noreply@WeDontCareAboutYou.com” stuff. Data […]

Does shockwave therapy have merits?

May 1, 2015

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A client recently asked me about shockwave therapy in the hopes of speeding up the healing process. Shockwave isn’t something I knew much about, so I told them I’d delve into it and see if I came across anything worthwhile. I started with Wikipedia to get a broad sense of the topic. There isn’t much […]

Misunderstanding (femoral) adduction

January 28, 2015

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Prefatory note Depending on your background, this may be one of those posts you have to slog your way through. (I know because writing it made me rethink how I felt about myself.) To some degree, it’s supposed to be. If you get lost at times, don’t feel bad. Especially if you’re lacking anatomy vernacular, […]

7 very common posture issues, and how to correct them

November 18, 2014

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This is meant to be a non-technical post, as it is a prelude to a couple new manuals of mine. (More at the bottom.) If you want more nuance on these types of things, feel free to look around the site.  1) Forward head posture In a forward head posture the head is out too […]

7 very common movement issues, and how to work on them

November 18, 2014

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This is one of two introductions to two manuals of mine. (More on those below.) The first introduction is here. – 1) Excessive neck extension Rather than the neck stay straight, It tends to extend: Example A common instance where this would happen is when raising the arm. – Possible associated issues Neck pain Headaches […]

Protected: 7 Ways To Improve Your Posture And Movement During The Day (manual)

November 18, 2014

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