Author Archive for: justina

The Golfers Lift

The past week the focus point has engaging the gluteus medius (glute med) which is the red muscle highlighted in the anatomy picture. You were instructed to put your hand on the bottom of the glute to ensure you were engaging all the areas of the hip stabilizers which would also also assist the firing of the weaker muscles, generally

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Aging Backwards & Forever Painless

You may have heard the CBC program today with author of ‘Aging Backwards’ and ‘Forever Painless’, Miranda Esmonde-White, discussing the role of pain and how we create patterns in our daily lives which contribute to it. Sometimes your job may be so active that you have to push through the pain which is what an athlete must do as well.

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Neuromuscular training and ACL injuries

Neuromuscular training and ACL injuries   WHAT IS THE ACL, WHAT’S ITS FUNCTION, AND HOW CAN IT BE INJURED? ACL is an abbreviation for anterior cruciate ligament. The ACL is one of four main ligaments along with the medial collateral ligament, lateral collateral ligament, and the posterior cruciate ligament, that assist in stabilizing the knee joint. The ACL originates within

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Efforts Around the World to Find Best Rehab Program for ACL

Efforts Around the World to Find Best Rehab Program for ACL Injuries of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee are common among adults of all ages. Athletes seem to be the primary patient population but they are not alone. Adults of all ages but especially between 20 and 40 are among the most common patients to present with

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New Muscle and Ligament Discovery in the Human Body

It doesn’t seem to be making the news like “Benefits of Coconut Milk” but can you believe that researchers have recently discovered a new muscle in the thigh and a new ligament in the knee. People seem to think that we know everything there is to know about anatomy, but the truth is, “we know only 1% of the human

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