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Issues with ankle bracing and taping (how we created the high ankle sprain)

October 30, 2017

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The most common way an ankle is injured is this: We call that an inversion ankle sprain. By taping or bracing the ankle, or maybe by wearing higher topped shoes, we lessen the mobility of the ankle. We lessen the ability of the ankle to invert or evert. That is, to sprain. One way or another, […]

Looking at Steph Curry’s shooting problems in the 2016 playoffs

November 2, 2016

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Let’s get this out of the way- too often on the internet you either want to suck someone off or kill them. Steph Curry went from golden child to getting shit on in every respect since the NBA Finals. People even went after his family, including his three year old daughter. The schadenfreude got pretty wild. It’s why I’ve […]

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 […]