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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
Have no FEAR. Joint noises do not mean that arthritis has set in. It is a normal findings in the pain free, painful, young and the old.