Tagged: injury

Pain in Your Back, Hips, Knees, or Ankles During Yoga

To round out and complete our series on preventing and managing pain during your yoga practice we’ll talk about how to deal with issues in your lower body. Particularly I’m going to cover how to manage and prevent pain in your back, hips, knees, and ankles during yoga class. So, if any of you are struggling […]

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Pain in Your Neck, Shoulders, Elbows, or Wrists During Yoga

Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed how to manage and prevent pain in general during your yoga practice. But if you’re experiencing pain in specific body parts there’s things you can do! So, on to the specifics. What can you do if you’re experiencing pain in your neck, shoulders, elbows, or wrists during yoga class?

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Adjust Your Asana: Preventing Pain in Your Yoga Practice (Part 2)

Last week we discussed how you can avoid injury and pain in yoga class. But some of those tips require asking your instructor for help or insight. So, this week let’s talk about a few things you can do to prevent pain in each asana until you are able to get the attention of your yoga instructor.

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How to Avoid Injury & Pain in Yoga Class

We’ve all heard it before, read about it everywhere and talked about it with physicians, family and friends. If it is true, that yoga is a great salve for the body, mind and soul, then why does my body hurt before, during and/or after class? Here’s a few tips for stopping and even preventing injury and pain during […]

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Recovery Training Following a Knee Injury

Many people experience knee injuries or knee pain throughout their life for various reasons. Whether you are recovering from a torn ligament, surgery, or tendonitis, getting back into exercise post-injury is essential to help improve strength and stability in the knee and prevent further injury. It is important to ease yourself back into exercises and […]

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More Weight Doesn’t Equal More Benefit

Adding more weight or using a heavier dumbbell when lifting doesn’t necessarily equate to a more beneficial outcome. There are a few things to consider when trying to progress to a heavier amount of weight.

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Exercise and Care For An Injured Knee or Back

Injuries tend to plague the fitness world. With people injuring or developing bad knees and backs, it is important to know one’s limits and work out appropriately to prevent picking up or worsening an injury. Here are a few tips and exercises to manage injuries to one’s knee or back.

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Should You Use Heat or Ice After an Injury?

I have been a physical therapist for almost 30 years and this is still one of the most common questions that my patients have asked me over those three decades. Should I use heat or ice after an injury?

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The 7 Assessments of a Functional Movement Screen

The first installment regarding functional movement exercises espoused some benefits of this type of fitness training. In this installment, the focus will be on how the 7 assessments of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) can help you figure out where to begin.

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Post-Match Tennis Recovery: A Guide for the Casual Player

One of the biggest things Elite Sports Clubs focuses on is maintaining a healthy lifestyle. While, all sports have their own set of recovery methods, in this article, we focus on tennis recovery. Two of the tennis professionals at the Brookfield location explained the best rehabilitation methods after a tennis match.

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