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The WHY

In Life Hack by sportsphysioak_ko3bpd1 Comment

I’ve been a physical therapist for over 15 years now. In that time, I have come to realize that there’s more to helping someone attain their goals than manual therapy, exercise and modalities. As physiotherapists, we have to start with your goals in mind. We need to start with individual goals and work backwards from there. There’s no cookie cutter, …

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10 golden rules for injury prevention – from junior to elite athletes

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The ability to train and race at the top of your ability without injury takes a very focused approach. Here are ten rules to keep in mind as you progress in your running career or recreational running endeavors: Surround yourself with the right people. Proper medical and coaching supervision for all runners, whether high performance athletes or recreational runners, must …

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Tendon Pain – DOs and DON’Ts:

In Recovery, Uncategorized by sportsphysioak_ko3bpd

Is tendon pain keeping you from things you love to do? Is it keeping you from optimal training? Don’t: Rest completely. Resting decreases the ability of the tendon to take load. Do: Reduce loads to a level that the tendon can tolerate and then slowly increase it. Don’t: Use only passive treatments. Ice or heat can give you temporary relief but won’t …