• How Elbow Sleeves and Braces Can Help with Your Workout and Beyond
    How Elbow Sleeves and Braces Can Help with Your Workout and Beyond

    Most of us tend to take our elbows for granted unless we injure them, but the elbow represents an essential and somewhat complicated part of the human anatomy.

    Technically a joint, the elbows composition consists of three bones supported by ligaments. The bones of the elbow include the following:

    • The humerus bone extends in length from the shoulder.

    • The radius stretches from the forearm to the thumb.

    • The Ulna makes up the part of the elbow from the pinkie finger to the inside of the wrist.

     

    Causes of elbow pain and injuries:

    We use our elbows many times throughout the day, often without a second thought. Some of the

  • The World of Kinesiology Tape & Running Related Injuries
    The World of Kinesiology Tape & Running Related Injuries

    Summer is in the air and people are lacing up their sneakers and hitting the park paths and city streets for one of their favorite activities, running.

    Whether you're a newbie recreational runner, a weekend warrior, or an Olympian, staying pain-free and preventing injury is of utmost importance.

    In our latest blog, we'll explore the causes and offer solutions to knee pain and other common runner's injuries. Throughout, you'll learn effective strategies for preventing injuries, and how to apply kinesiology tape to lessen the stress and pain associated with runner's injuries.

    Common Causes of Knee Pain for Runners

    According to sports doctor Jordan Metzl, the four most common 

  • After Running Stretches and Recovery
    After Running Stretches and Recovery

     

    Being a Health and Human Performance (Kinesiology) Major at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, I have learned that it is important to help your

  • 10 Ways Physical Therapists Can Help a Recently Injured Client
    10 Ways Physical Therapists Can Help a Recently Injured Client

    Being a physical therapist means being there for clients through thick and thin. You help clients conquer their physical limitations and reach fitness goals they couldn't reach alone. You are there providing guidance when clients are at their peak and you're also there to provide support when clients experience setbacks. Injuries are among the greatest setbacks of all.

    Often acquired when pushing hard and focusing on performance, injuries can happen to anyone. During session or solo training or sometimes just during everyday activities. This might happen with a client you're working with or you might even receive a new client who needs professional help recovering from an injury. Your expertise in Kinesiology and health put you in a unique position to help those who need to completely recover from an injury without weakness or limited motion.

    The following

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