Iliotibial tract

Lateral Hip Pain: What You Need To Know

2024-05-13T16:53:25-04:00November 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lateral hip pain, traditionally diagnosed as an isolated condition referred to as “trochanteric bursitis”, is now understood to be most commonly associated with Gluteal Tendinopathy. This condition is most prevalent in post-menopausal women (1 in 4 women over the age of 50) but may also occur in younger runners and males. Traditional treatments have been based on a number of false conceptions such as: 1) the problem is primarily inflammatory in nature, 2) the primary issue is the trochanteric bursa [...]

Foam Rolling for Recovery

2020-04-07T12:05:40-04:00July 4th, 2017|Categories: Tennis Medicine Articles, Massage Therapy Articles, Physical Therapy Articles, Prevention Articles, Performance Enhancement Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Injury Prevention Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The best kept secret to maximizing your sports performance and keeping you active is simple: “Recover better”. The use of a simple piece of foam for foam rolling can help you optimize recovery, which is ideal for athletes and active people of all levels and ages. Why foam rolling? Hard exercise may lead to increased tension/stiffness in your muscles and joints, which can alter joint motion and lead to poor movement patterns, a faster rate of fatigue, and injury. Self-massage [...]

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