Blogs about Injury Prevention

Monday, September 16, 2013 • Barto, PA 19504
Kristopher Shumway's Blog
Medial Epicondylitis also known as Golfer’s elbow is seen in more high level tennis players than recreational. Golfer’s elbow is hallmarked by pain on the inner side of the elbow, where muscles and tendons that flex the wrist (curling hand towards you). This is usually caused by chronic repetitive stress and strain to the flexor muscles and tendons of the wrist and forearm, usually associated with the wrist snap when serving or hitting with heavy topspin with an extr
Saturday, July 27, 2013 • Simi Valley, CA 93065
Glattfitness
        Sustaining an injury is a tough trial to turn, but understanding the needs of the body on a cellular level can empower any injured individual to combat their injury wisely. You may ask yourself, "How did I get injured in the first place?", but that is not the point of this specific article. Once you are in an injury "cycle", it is your responsibility to get out of it. What does "injury cycle" mean? Perhaps this chart (courtesy of Trigger Point Therapy) will help explain:The Injury Cycle:
Sunday, July 21, 2013 • Simi Valley, CA 93065
Glattfitness
 I am going to tell you all about something readily present to all moving organisms, but a like a visually stunning insect, is often overlooked. I am talking about the pot-o-gold, the unicorn, the Lucky Charms of movement. Indeed, I am talking about the…. TRANSVERSE PLANE OF MOTION! What is this transverse plane you ask? Well to understand the most neglected and challenging plane of motion, you must understand the other main two. 
Sunday, July 21, 2013 • La Crescent, MN 55947
Jordan Rudolph's Blog
Have you ever been hampered by an injury that felt like one that you may have had at a previous time?  The injury may be showing some of the same characteristics as before, but you can’t really remember.  What were you doing when you became injured?  If it has happened before, were you doing the same thing?  Did your injury feel different two days ago?  Maybe it went from a sharp pain to a burning sensation.  All of these features of an injury are quite important, especially if professional medical help is required.  A way to combat some of these que
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 • Miami Beach, FL 33139
The Bio Mechanic
 Myofascial Release Part 5 Now that we’ve reviewed so much research regarding the tissues affected by myofascial release and how, it’s time to get into how to actually perform self myofascial release (SMR) and when is the best time to do so. By the way, if you missed any of the other entries in the series just click on The Bio Mechanic above and it will link you to my blog history.  
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 • Molalla, OR 97038-8565
The Bugatti Body
Active people take hits.  They get bumps, bruises, aches, and pains.  Some are ER worthy in which case the patient will undergo physician’s care.  Others are mere inconveniences that cause pain, swelling, discoloration, and irritation.  Instances of pain are normal, chronic pain is not.  There are solutions and preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the body’s reaction to active lifestyle occurrences.  
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 • San Mateo, CA 94403
Monique Molino's Pilates, TRX Suspension Trainer, and Dance Blog
 Today life is crammed with demands on personal time, energy, and space. When you continuously care for others without taking care of yourself, you reach beyond your capacity to function.  Like a hard drive with too much information, you essentially crash and burn due to these physical and mental imbalances. At a Pilates class it’s your time to recharge your batteries so you can rediscover your mind-body equilibrium. The Pilates breathing technique will help you to capitalize on your strengths without wearing yourself down. 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 • Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Jon Lempke's Blog
                                                           
Monday, March 04, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
 YOU ARE NOT TAKING ANY 'TIME OFF'- Very good strength programs have a 'overeaching period' to push your body to where it has never been before, followed by lowered training stress to allow your body to recover and get stronger. You cannot hit your PR every training session. I used to be guilty of this. Till i figured out this why i was worn out and injured all the time. Dont make the same mistake.