Category: Active Release Techniques

Deep Buttock Pain: Causes and Treatment

For more muscle therapy articles, fitness and rehab news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. It can be difficult to determine the cause and to treat deep gluteal pain.  The piriformis muscle is often suspected, but rarely the source of the

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“Trochanteric Bursitis” is often Gluteal Enthesopathy

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Patient guide to Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome My approach has evolved in how to treat and prescribe exercises to patients with lateral hip pain or greater trochanteric pain syndrome

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Buttock pain: Obturator Internus

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. The Obturator Internus (OI) is a deep gluteal muscle, which can cause pain that is often confused with hamstring pain.  For pain either side of the ischial tuberosity

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Best Glute Medius Exercises for Runners.

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Glute medius weakness lower back pain link: Two recent studies 1 2 found a weak gluteus medius was linked to lower back pain!  This study found – Active Release Techniques (ART) soft tissue therapy of

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Treat Hamstring Injuries with Active Release Techniques

Active Release Techniques soft tissue therapy and Nordic Hamstring Curls! For almost twenty years, I’ve worked with professional athletes who make a living by running really fast. In this article, I will detail the approach used to help them get

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Mobility Work Do’s and Don’ts

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Evidence Chris Beardsley, the author of the Strength and Conditioning Research Review, gave this summary of the evidence: “Immediately after foam rolling, flexibility increases for about 10 minutes, but

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Tennis Elbow Treatment UK

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, 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 movement) and eccentric (negatives)

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Hip Bursitis Treatment UK

Health care providers who use therapy and prescribe exercise, like Manual Therapy UK for more original content, and information on my workshops! Patient guide: Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS). aka “Hip Bursitis”, but it is often a glute tendon issue. Specific therapy and exercises

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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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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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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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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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