Part 1 of 3 in a series that details the relationship between ankle taping and knee/hip/low back injuries in gymnasts/acrobats. Topics include anatomical/biomechanical review, strategies for minimizing injury risk and techniques for improving long-term outcomes.
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Friday 5 pm Flexibility #3 - And also, some of my favorite postural stretches!
Want to improve your postural fitness? Try these few exercises for 4-6 weeks to help your postural awareness - And don't be surprised if you also hit some exciting personal records in the gym & some new skills in the studio!
Rotator cuff tendonopathy is a degenerative condition that affects one or more of the rotator cuff tendons in the shoulder. Studies suggest that it is probably the most common cause of shoulder pain among athletes and the more sedentary population alike!
Doorway Stretch & Kneeling Hip Flexor Stretch
The wrist is a series of small joints that connects the radius and ulna (the 2 bones in the forearm) to the carpals in the hand. Here's the breakdown of the wrist's anatomy and function.
Arguably one of the most injured and dysfunctional muscle groups in the shoulder, the rotator cuff is essential for all shoulder motions.
The breakdown on all the complex anatomical components that make the shoulder the most mobile (and perhaps the most versatile) joint in the body....