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What Shoe Talkin’ Bout? A Guide to Picking and Prescribing Footwear.

It’s safe to say the world of running has been an ever-changing one. But the running shoe itself is somewhat of a newer invention that has evolved drastically, specifically over the last several decades. Whether ultra cushioned or minimalist, stability or neutral, modifications have been praised, cursed, and recreated drastically over the years, each with […]

Baker’s Cyst. Swelling Behind My Knee.

  I fight the urge to sing the notorious hit “I Wan’t It That Way” by the Backstreet Boys as I start to write nearly EVERY article… “Tell me why?!?” Swelling behind the knee is a common finding, often labeled as a Baker’s Cyst (or Popliteal Cyst). Sometimes it is accompanied by pain and sometimes it […]

Ankle Stretching 101: The Missing Piece.

Ankle mobilization, ankle stretch, knee pain, plantar fasciitis

One of the most common faults I see is the tendency to only stretch the calf in one plane. Most people have been told to stretch the ankle with “the knee going straight over the toes.” This is great for mobilizing only SOME portions of the calf and ankle joint. In many cases, you think […]

Why Glute Bridges Aren’t Fixing Your Back Pain.

glute bridge, back pain

Discussions about the role of the glutes in reducing back pain are an endless commodity on the internet. Still, I see a lot of patients that do glute bridges until they pass out. Hoping each day that their next glute bridge will be the one that changes their life! Unfortunately, a basic understanding of exercise […]

Erectile Dysfunction: Kegel Is King.

We are thrilled to have a guest post from Dr. Faunice Rebecca Jackson, DPT discussing self treatment strategies for erectile dysfunction. This a sensitive issue that most men do not disclose with their physician, let alone their physical therapist. As we learn in this article, erectile dysfunction describes both the inability to maintain and sustain an […]

Top 5 Treatments For Neck Pain 

At some point or another we all search for the “one thing” that will completely relieve pain. The holy grail of “FEEL GOOD!” Every so often someone will tell me that their friend found total relief from traction, or dry needling, even meditation. We are all different, and what works for one person won’t work […]

Arthritis Is Not A Death Sentence

We recently posted an IN DEEPTH ARTICLE on this topic at Tony Gentilcore’s Website. To read it click here.  This is a topic that we are very passionate about at Rehab Renegade. Arthritis is often blamed for pain that we can’t explain. It is also used as a “get out of jail free card” to […]

What You Need To Know About Plantar Fasciitis: Update.

We have posted about plantar fasciitis on other occasions. In an effort to spread the word we shared a detailed post with Tony Gentilcore! In this article we provide even more information on who is at risk for a plantar fasciitis diagnosis and how to resolve it. Most of the time these problems can be […]

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