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  • Beat the Band: Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)
    08/22/2016

    Beat the Band: Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

     

    ITBS is one of the most common overuse injuries among runners, and one of the top 10 injuries seen in distance runners. With more than 200,000 U.S. cases per year, symptoms include pain between the hip and knees that worsens with activity.

    A phased treatment plan including Foot Levelers c...

  • Chronic Low Back Pain in the Athlete
    07/15/2016

    Chronic Low Back Pain in the Athlete

     

    The major source of most chronic low back pain is structural weakness or failure caused by repetitive microtraumas. With the stress and strain they subject their bodies to on the field, track, green, etc., athletes and “weekend warriors” are at greater risk.

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  • Strong Posture: The Beginning of Strong Form
    06/24/2016

    Strong Posture: The Beginning of Strong Form

     

    An athlete’s posture can make the difference between winning and a play-ending injury. Whatever the sport, strong form is essential to performing well and preventing injuries, and form begins with how the athlete stands. Not how they believe themselves to be standing, but mechanically speak...

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