Author: Tom Feeney DC
I have treated the public and professional athletes for 19 years, using soft tissue work, Chiropractic, and prescribing the latest research based rehabilitation. I teach workshops in the North East of England to health professionals.

Myofascial Release and Active Release Techniques Research

The evidence supporting the use of ART (Active Release Techniques) and MR (Myofascial Release) is growing: Scapular shoulder pain Wannapong- Immediate and short term effect of modified active release technique (mART) in patients with scapulocostal syndrome Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University

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Elbow pain in golfers, what to do!

Tendon pain at the elbow is common in golfers. When on the inside it is called Golfer’s Elbow and when on the outside it is called Tennis Elbow. Some tips: A Patient Guide to Lateral Epicondylalgia (LE) aka Tennis Elbow.

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Plantar Fasciopathy Workshop by Tom Feeney

Health care providers who use therapy and prescribe exercise, like Manual Therapy UK for more original content, and information on my workshops! Plantar Fasciopathy (PF) and Achilles Tendinopathy (AT) workshops. email me to book  tjfdc@hotmail.com Thursday 28 Jan 6 PM to

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How Technology Helps The World’s Best Golfers Train Smarter

Many of the world’s best golfers now work harder and just as importantly, smarter than ever on their fitness and strength training. High tech video analysis is employed to find swing faults that the naked eye can’t detect. The information

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The Best Active Release Techniques Articles of 2015

Health care providers who use therapy and prescribe exercise, like Manual Therapy UK for more original content, and information on my workshops! Articles Telegraph  The ART of Active Release Techniques for Injuries STACK  New Age of Golf Training is Creating Stronger and

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Active Release Techniques (ART) Tennis Elbow

For more fitness, rehab, and news about our Tennis Elbow Workshops, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. A Patient Guide to Lateral Epicondylalgia (LE) aka Tennis Elbow. Research shows Myofascial Release is better than standard therapies. Exercises help- try isometric (no

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Dean Somerset Q and A on Hip Mobility plus more.

Originally posted 2014  Health care providers who use therapy and exercise like Manual Therapy UK for more great original content, and information on my workshops! I have treated elite athletes, studied and lectured on motor control / core exercises for 18

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Golf Training and Therapy

A behind the scenes look at how professional golfers like Jordan Spieth and Shane Lowry maximize their athleticism, and some tips for how average golfers can improve theirs. Improving biomechanics with golf training! The name of the game in modern

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Performance Therapy for Golfers

Health care providers who use therapy and prescribe exercise, like Manual Therapy UK for more original content, and information on my workshops! Two versions of this article have been published –  New Age of Golf Training is Creating Stronger and More Athletic

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Ankle Dorsiflexion and Active Release Techniques (ART)

Shannon Turley, the Stanford University Strength Coach, was profiled in New York Times and Bleacher Report articles recently. When asked what N.F.L. scouts should focus on, he said, “ankle mobility, the ankle begins the chain of movement“.  Ankle mobility is often limited in athletes without the

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Dynamic Sports Chiropractors

Chiropractors have been treating top athletes back to the heydays of Rocky Marciano and Babe Ruth.  Many of the top athletes in the world have used Chiropractors ever since. While the spine remains the focus of DCs working in sports,

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How is ART therapy different from sports massage?

This article originally appeared in 220triathlon magazine.  We ask a practitioner of Active Release Techniques about the injuries it can treat, what it involves and where to find a provider   Do you have a niggle that stubbornly refuses to

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Things I Learned From Paul Mort.

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. I have always been interested in how two business people can have very similar skill sets and situations, and one is a huge success and the other is

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Are Your Hamstrings Weak, Sore, or Tight?

The FIT Institute published this blog post recently. There are a few different reasons why a hamstring can feel tight. Sometimes your hamstrings don’t stretch because your brain senses instability and it “tightens ” your hamstrings. This is easy to

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Golf Performance Therapy

Secrets of the golf performance therapy behind Jordan Spieth’s and Shane Lowry’s success! Put yourself in the shoes of a top professional golfer in his or her prime (many of us dream of it regularly). You do two things that

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