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Top 5 Recovery Techniques for Optimal Performance

Athletes understand the importance of exercise training for optimal performance and improvement. However, rest and recovery is also an important aspect of an exercise program because it allows the body time to repair and strengthen itself in between workouts. While one of the most important elements of performance and exercise

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Posted by adminkinetics on March 22, 2017

Cash Based PT Practice: 3 Considerations for Patients

With the even changing health care landscape many physical therapy clinics are moving towards the trend of cash based therapy. We wanted to take this opportunity to educate our community more on this model of therapy as it is on the forefront of our profession. Our ultimate goal when opening

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Posted by adminkinetics on February 10, 2017

Is it golf season yet? Find out where to start your offseason training…

Is the cold winter weather making you think about warm sunny days on the golf course? The winter is the best time to start prepping for the spring and summer golf seasons. This is the time to improve your strength, flexibility, endurance and mechanics so you can come out swinging

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Posted by adminkinetics on February 01, 2017

The biggest injury factor for runners is…posture.

Your posture is the foundation for how you sit, walk, jump and RUN. And, despite what your mother and third-grade teacher preached, it’s much more than just keeping your shoulders back. Posture is active and greatly influenced by your mobility and strength. Pavel Kolar’s Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) focuses on

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Posted by adminkinetics on December 06, 2016

5 Key Stretches for Running in Colder Weather

Winter may be upon us, but the colder temperatures are no reason to stop running outside; in fact, maintaining your running schedule even when temperatures drop has many extra benefits which include: • Burning more calories; • Strengthening your heart; • Drinking more water; • Get extra Vitamin D dosage;

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Posted by adminkinetics on November 21, 2016

Raggi Method® with Pancafit® – What is it?

Over the last few weeks, we’ve had a lot of patients asking us about the Pancafit table as they’ve seen us using it in the clinic daily. According to Daniella Raggi: The Raggi Method® with Pancafit® is a method of postural rebalancing through a global body approach that works by

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Posted by adminkinetics on November 15, 2016

How to Approach an Overhead Throwing Athlete

An Oldie but Goodie The Scapular Retraction Test article is a great base for knowledge of how to approach an overhead athlete.  Even though this article is from 2006, we still feel it provides powerful knowledge and validation of the importance of scapular stabilization for all shoulder patients. The positive findings

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Posted by adminkinetics on October 17, 2016

Why did I become a Physical Therapist?

Over the years our friends, family, and patients have asked us why we do what we do and the simple answer is….we love helping people. Each of us in some form have been effected by injury or the healthcare system which has steered our careers to become Physical Therapists.  While

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Posted by adminkinetics on October 12, 2016
Category : Physical Therapy
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5 Ways to Avoid Fall Sports Injuries

Football, soccer, field hockey, cheerleading and volleyball are popular fall youth sports activities. As kids settle into the new school year, they’re also excited to hit the field again. Of all the sports, football has the highest rate of injuries due to the nature of the sport. Don’t believe me,

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Posted by adminkinetics on September 28, 2016

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) – The Prague School

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) – The Prague School The nervous system establishes programs that control human posture, movement and gait. This ‘motor control’ is largely established during the first critical years of life. Therefore, the “Prague School” emphasizes neurodevelopmental aspects of motor control in order to assess and restore dysfunction

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Posted by adminkinetics on September 28, 2016
Category : Industry Insights
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