Category: exercises

“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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Exercises to prevent a hamstring re-injury

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. After a hamstring injury, what is the best way to judge if an athlete is ready to return to play? Researchers have found that after the pain of

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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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Hamstring Injury Myofascial Release

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 speed and strength

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Breaking the cycle of recurrent muscle injury

Every sports fan gets frustrated by that player on his/her favorite team who gets soft tissue injuries again and again. The cycle goes like this: muscle or tendon injury, rehab, comes back and lasts a few games, and then back to

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Gluteal Enthesopathy Treatment

Follow us Manual Therapy UK   Twitter Gluteal Tendinopathy and Enthesopathy Treatment If you are reading this you probably have been diagnosed with a gluteal tendinopathy or enthesopathy (the attachment site of the tendon to the bone).  I hope this post helps

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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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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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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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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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