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Should You Have an Annual Exam by a Physical Therapist?

The Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA): Consider an annual musculoskeletal exam by a physical therapist.

I was among 50 clinicians from Tidewater Physical Therapy who recently attended the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) certification course. 411 more words

Sports Performance Training

The Core Issue

What is your core? Put simply, your anatomical core is every musculoskeletal structure between your shoulders and hips. This includes abdominal muscles but also the deep muscles of the abdomen and back and also the muscles that stabilise the shoulder blades. 591 more words

Training

Joint Mobility for Performance and Injury Prevention

Athletes and gym rats alike all tend to focus on very specific aspects of athleticism and fitness — muscle strength and size, and fat loss, both as they relate to aesthetics. 613 more words

WPT

What a pain in the...heel?

In running we find that sometimes we get injured. Sometimes we hurt in places where we didn’t know we could hurt! But here is a fairly common injury, the Achilles. 638 more words

Running

ACTIVE VS PASSIVE STRETCHING? WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY DO I CARE?

In yoga, or in any other form of stretching, there are essentially two ways to go about attaining the stretch. Let’s use a seated forward bend as an example and focusing upon the stretch received by the hamstrings. 314 more words

Injury Prevention

Preventing the Scars of Swungover

Introduction

What if I told you that you could go to a dance weekend and social dance all you want and minimize the normal physical repercussions?  2,313 more words

Lindy Hop