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Sprained Ankles

Q. I have a long history of spraining my ankles.  What can I do to prevent future ankle sprains? A.  More often than not, a sprained ankle is due to a loss of proprioception and balance in the ankles, and not necessarily a strength issue. Proprioception is your body’s...

Tight Hip Flexors

Q. I have tight hip flexors. Is stretching my hip flexors enough to overcome the tightness? What else could I be doing to help my situation? A.If you are like most, your daily commute and sitting throughout the majority of the day contributes to the length of your hip...

Foam Roller Massages

Quad Massage with Foam Roller Start with both of your thighs on the roller at the same time. Roll back and forth from your knees to hips. To increase the pressure, lift one thigh off the roller and lean into the roller with the leg on the roller.  Roll for 60 seconds....

Running Exercises

Standing Quad Stretch While standing, grasp your left ankle with your left hand.  Bend your knee, bringing your ankle to your buttocks.  Keep your back straight and do not allow the knee to drift forward ahead of the stance leg. Hold for 30 seconds.  Release and...

Scapular Stability

PUSH UP PLUS+       Push your hands into the floor as hard as you can to make your shoulder blades protract, moving as far forward and apart as possible. Next the chest and body are lowered and the shoulder blades are retracted and depressed, moving as...