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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This video demonstrates a good way to see if your limited squat is due to a flexibility issue or a “programming” issue.
With the holidays quickly approaching we wanted to provide you with a list of products that we think are helpful for resolving pain and avoiding injury.
Assuming this wasn’t a traumatic injury that warrants immediate medical attention I usually advise… PHYSICAL THERAPY. Yes, yes, I am physical therapist. Hear me out. Here is why… 1. Ortho physicians usually wants to see that you tried a course of PT before considering medications, injections or surgery. 2. Insurance companies usually won’t allow MRI […]
Looking for the “secret” to longer golf shots and consistency. This one requires some work, but anyone can do it. Who said squatting was only for going to the bathroom?
Not seeing results with getting rid of plantar fasciitis? 4 Considerations that are often overlooked.
Hello everyone! Just a quick recap of this weeks posts and videos. The topics this week included: A conversation with a patient on pain and suffering, and how he was using it to create a new purpose. How to prepare for your orthopedic physicians appointment. Prevent Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome. Make sure you discuss the […]
I see it all too often. The world’s smallest violin begins to play in the background as you tell your physical therapist about your plantar fasciitis. Fascia what??? Fasciitis [iitis (suffix)- forming names of inflammatory diseases]. Plantar fasciitis has always been somewhat of a catchall term for heel pain. Does this really matter to you? […]