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Achilles Ruptures Do Not Have To Happen

Back in 2011, discussion of Achilles injuries secondary to box jumps was not that prevalent. All of us in the CrossFit world were doing fast, reboundi... Continue reading
You Want Me to Do What With My Crook Back?!?

Olympic weightlifting can play an important role in the rehabilitation of disc prolapses, either on its own or as an adjunct to exercise modalities su... Continue reading
Watch Your Head: Brain Health and Youth Sports

Mentioning concussions and head trauma to fans of contact sports is bad form, akin to discussing the dangers of weight cutting to a room full of wrest... Continue reading
True or False: Glucosamine & Chondroitin Keep Your Joints Healthy

If you're smart, you think about your knees a lot. They're crucial to lifting, to running, to almost every sport, and they're worth taking good care o... Continue reading
True or False: Ice baths are good for recovery

Last month I tackled the question of whether ice helps you recover from injuries. This time, we're back in the freezer: what about the painfully belov... Continue reading
True or false: Ice is Good for Minor Injuries

It's a no-brainer for anything you've hurt: Whatever it is, wherever it is, put an ice pack on it. From bruises on up to sprains and muscle pulls and ... Continue reading
How to Recover Like a Professional Athlete Without the Professional Paycheck

To get in shape, you need to work out as much as possible. But how do you attack Wednesday’s training session when you can barely move from Mon... Continue reading
Injury Modifications for an Athlete Training for Competition

I have worked with many athletes and helped them to train through injuries in order to prepare them for upcoming competitions. With the proper knowled... Continue reading
Misdiagnosis: Tendinitis

Though I’d felt a small flutter for at least a month, I felt a twinge of real pain in my left knee during an indoor practice at a small, local c... Continue reading
When to Foam Roll

There are lots of theories relating to flexibility training for power and strength. A large part of this is self-myofascial release, which is achieved... Continue reading
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