Tag: graston technique
Strength training for endurance athletes continues to this day to be a hot topic of a debate. This question may pose vast differences of opinion depending on whom you ask. I personally feel that it is a critical part of any endurance athlete’s training program. The intention of this blog is to present a research-based perspective to allow you, the runner, to make an informed decision as to whether or not it is right for you.
Posted: December 12th, 2010 under General, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy, Running Injuries.
Tags: Active Release Technique, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, Bedford, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists, distance running, endurance performance, graston technique, NH, power, running economy, strength training
Low back pain is one of the most common conditions I see in our office on a daily basis. This is not shocking considering it plagues over 80% of the population at some point in their lives. A significant contributing factor is the large number of people who work in a prolonged flexed position while [...]
Posted: November 8th, 2010 under Chiropractic, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy.
Tags: Active Release Technique, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, AITC, back pain, Bedford, biomechanics, Chiropractic, chronic pain, exercises, graston technique, Injury Prevention, pain relief, Physical Therapy, stretches
Tendonitis is one of the more common conditions that I treat and some of the most difficult to resolve. I am lumping the following conditions under this heading, Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow), Achilles Tendonitis, Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow) Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain), Patella Tendonitis (Jumper’s Knee), Illiotibial Tendonitis (Runner’s Knee). The plain and simple truth as to why these conditions take so long to heal is the fact they aren’t tendonitis.
Why do physical therapy and chiropractic treatment programs often fail? The answer to this question is simple “scar tissue”. Traditional physical therapy programs often jump right into stretches and strengthening exercises without first addressing the tissue dysfunction. This is putting the cart before the horse. You can not stretch and strengthen dysfunctional tissue and expect [...]
The fact that NSAIDS actually delay and hamper the healing of all soft tissues including muscle, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage is overwhelming supported in numerous studies
Posted: August 4th, 2010 under General, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy, Sports Nutrition.
Tags: Advanced Injury Treatment Center, Bedford, graston technique, New Hampshire, NSAIDS, Sports Injuries
Chronic pain and chronic injuries can make an individual feel like they are always going to be limited in the types of activities they can comfortably participate in on a regular basis. I can’t say how many times I have heard someone say, “I used to play tennis 3-4 times per week, but now I [...]
Posted: July 6th, 2010 under Chiropractic, General, Injury Prevention.
Tags: adhesive capsulitis, chronic pain, frozen shoulder, golf, graston technique, GT, Injury Prevention, pain relief, shoulder, tennis