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Posted On: Monday, January 5, 2015 - 6:09pm
This is an excellent program for people who don’t have an hour or two to spend working out and can also be used at home as well as in the gym. The program combines a stretching routine and resistance...
Posted On: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 8:43pm
  There are not a lot of stretches for the hip flexor but here is one that we have used and therapists we have worked with like.  Note that the band is connected on a bar above the head to get the...
Posted On: Monday, July 21, 2014 - 3:55pm
ANKLE TRACTION For Ankle Sprains Ankle traction for ankle sprains quickens the return time of athletes to competition.  This procedure uses traction, compression and resistance in the area of the...
Posted On: Friday, May 16, 2014 - 2:33pm
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can affect anyone and does not only come with age.  These issues can come from repetitive tasks related to the work environment. To relieve the pain or prevent the injury some...
Posted On: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 1:36pm
When older people move out of their homes into care centers they become sedentary. When someone is sedentary too long they undergo something the medical profession calls “deconditioning”.  This is...
Posted On: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 7:09pm
 In our continuing series on youth sports injuries listed below are ways to help prevent overuse issues.  The list could go on but for the sake of brevity these suggestions are a good start...
Posted On: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 4:39pm
  This is the first in a series of blogs on youth sports injuries in the U.S.   According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), participation in organized sports is on the rise. Nearly 30...
Posted On: Monday, March 10, 2014 - 3:31pm
If you have knee pain from arthritis or an injury try these simple steps for relief.  The key to relief is to improve the blood flow and circulation around the knee.  Watch this video on how to use...
Posted On: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 3:40pm
The below program is design to increase your strength and flexibility. We have compiled this program from years of experience and research. The below exercises are configured for people of all...
Posted On: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 3:23pm
Below are exercises we recommend to help build lower body strength. Be sure to consult a physician before commencing.
Posted On: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 3:21pm
Below are exercises we recommend to help build lower body strength. Be sure to consult a physician before commencing.
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Posted On: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 2:08pm
When it comes to implementing a wellness program, it is often difficult to know where to start.  It also makes sense to invest in components that will give your company a good return on investment (...
Posted On: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 2:06pm
Knee injuries in female athletes are at an all time high.  As more girls participate in sports the injuries continue to escalate.  Research shows that girls are four to eight times more likely to...
Mild low back stretch
Posted On: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 1:58pm
    Here are the back traction and strengthening techniques from mild to aggressive using two doubled up bands slip knotted together and tied off at approximately the 7’8″ level.  
Posted On: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 12:19pm
R.I.C.E. stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation and is the accepted treatment for sports injuries and general pain management in the medical community.  The RICE treatment, along with anti-...
Posted On: Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 2:10pm
Those who have ever been involved in organized sports know that strength training is a key component to getting better.  Strength training is also vitally important for all of us in maintaining a...
Posted On: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:19pm
When the stretching routine is followed properly, flexibility can be improved by at least 2″ in just one session.  In our opinion, static stretching is a waste of time.  That is why we advocate ...
Posted On: Sunday, January 5, 2014 - 2:25pm
This program has been utilized on the high school, college and professional levels for over 30 years to increase flexibility and to reduce injuries. While initially designed for athletes, these...
Posted On: Friday, December 20, 2013 - 3:23pm
This program has been utilized on the high school, college and professional levels to increase flexibility and to reduce injuries. Consult a physician before beginning this, or any exercise program...