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 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 […]
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 […]
Struggling to recover from a groin strain? Learn how we helped get this patient 100% better after only one treatment.
Back pain is the leading cause of work absence and keeping you on the sidelines when it comes to hobbies and recreational fun. You would be hard pressed to find many people that have not had an episode of low back pain. If it is your first time experiencing low back pain you will be […]
Finding the root cause of your pain however will require you to put on your detective cap. Here are NINE considerations to help you start moving in the right direction.
This video demonstrates a good way to see if your limited squat is due to a flexibility issue or a “programming” issue.
Capacity and skill are crucial components when rehabbing any injury. Capacity entails flexibility, endurance and strength. Ensuring proper capacity with any activity and proper skill can make all the difference. We discuss more in a recent blog called “One common myth that will keep you in pain.”
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 […]