Tag: rehabilitation

Ep116 – Physical Preparation and Rehabilitation

Ep116 – Physical Preparation and Rehabilitation

 
 
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Physical Preparation and Rehabilitation are the main tools in the pursuit of peak athletic performance. Physprep involves training, tapering, peaking, and competition. Rehab is what we do when we need to recover from injury or to correct dysfunctional movement patterns. In this episode, PK & I review some key components of peak performance that include the following: Physical Preparation and…

Ep062 – Should You Work Through Pain?

Ep062 – Should You Work Through Pain?

 
 
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Pain and discomfort are commonly occurring experiences in our bodies. And many times, when something doesn’t feel right, we are faced with a question. Should you work through this pain? Or should you avoid it, or even purposely move in the opposite direction of the pain? There are distinct reasons to do each of those, depending on the situation. We…

Ep060 – PT Basics…To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

Ep060 – PT Basics…To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

 
 
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Stretching is one of the tools in our exercise and training toolbox. There are many circumstances in which we may ask ourselves if it is appropriate to stretch, or not to stretch. In this episode, PK and I discuss some of the considerations we may want to observe when exploring the application of stretching. We discuss who might benefit from…

Ep039 – Dealing With Injuries…Part 2 (Chronic)

Ep039 – Dealing With Injuries…Part 2 (Chronic)

 
 
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Chronic injuries can plague our efforts to reach higher performance levels and to train in a pain-free manner. In this episode we discuss some of the underlying principles of movement dysfunction and management. More details are also available in the recent article I posted on this subject.

Dealing With Injuries…Part 2 – Chronic

In last week’s article we looked at acute injury, as well as the cellular mechanisms and management progressions associated with damaged tissue. We recognized acute injuries as instantaneous, event-related episodes and gave some examples of how our bodies, and minds, deal with those situations. Now we are going to examine chronic injuries. This will benefit from some defining and also…

Ep038 – Dealing With Injuries…Part 1 (Acute)

Ep038 – Dealing With Injuries…Part 1 (Acute)

 
 
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Acute injuries are those accidental or inadvertent challenges that can surprise, temporarily disable, and frustrate us. Understanding the mechanisms of healing, and what you can do to facilitate recovery, can be very helpful. In this episode we discuss the phases of tissue healing and also the proper sequence of injury management.