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Posts Tagged ‘stretching’

DrRunco@sdri.net

    Running injuries have long been associated with biomechanical factors such as excessive impact forces and excessive pronation.  Recently, many so called experts have made a giant leap of faith and proclaimed that heel-toe running has more impact forces than forefoot running and therefore must cause more injuries.  In fact, these reports are erroneous. […]

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Rehab at SDRI

  In trying to research and find a sole person or group of people who founded or invented stretching one only comes up with groups of people back in time that first discovered how to improve muscle elasticity and range of motion through stretching. Stretching before and after sports and activities dates back over 10,000 […]

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Elisa Hobbs - Yoga Instructor

  I would find it very difficult to find someone, young or old in society today that has not done some sort of stretching activity. It has been engrained in society ever since the Ancient Romans of the B.C. days, something that has stood the test of time and still remains popular today as a […]

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            Do many runners have asked me about stretching and running. Should I stretch or not? Should I stretch before or after running? With so many different points of view and opinions it is hard to choose.   Personally I have never been a fan of stretching before a run or race. I found […]

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  As a sports medicine physician who specializes in the treatment of predominately running and swimming related injuries I am constantly asked the question, “Doc, should I be stretching this”, or a patient will state “I have been stretching and stretching and it’s not getting better”.  It is understandable why many athletes are confused as […]

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I received a desperate email from a potential patient asking me what my protocol was for treating Piriformis Syndrome.  She had been to doctors, 3 physical therapists and was currently seeing another physical therapist for the last 6 weeks.  She explained that the pain was actually now getting worse.  She claimed to have nerve pain […]

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I have treated patients with Leg length Discrepancy (LLD) for over 12 years now.  I am still amazed at how many patients actually are already aware that they have one leg longer than another.  They always say things like, “My chiropractor tells me that all the time.  They adjust it and it’s better”.  Really?  how […]

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A good friend was suffering from Plantar Fasciitis.  He did not want to come see me because I was not on his insurance plan.  I get it.  He was seeing what in my opinion are incompetent doctors.  I was advising him “on the side” anyway and really did not like the way his foot doctor […]

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