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 […]

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 […]

I’m In Pain: See Physical Therapy OR An Orthopedic Surgeon First?

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 […]

Renegade Weekly Re-Cap: July 23rd

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 […]

Are You Sure It’s Plantar Fasciitis? Think Again.

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? […]

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