July 15, 2020
Our latest edition of Mueller Wellness features 2 videos, in which Joel Luedke discusses some ways to use Mueller Kinesiology Tape to help with knee pain and also discusses patellar tracking.
In the first video, Joel discusses a quick and simple approach to try for muscle pain around and above the knee.
June 08, 2020
In the latest edition of Mueller Wellness, Joel goes over some mobility exercises and also discusses a taping technique to improve posture using kinesiology
May 20, 2020
In this edition of Mueller Wellness, Athletic Trainer Joel Luedke discusses some more total body stretches with Austin Fitzpatrick.
The stretches include...
May 13, 2020
Meet Joel Luedke, who is an Assistant Athletic Trainer at UW-Lacrosse and a host of Athletic Training Chat. He is here to talk about wellness tips that are quick,
May 13, 2020
My Favorite Mueller Products
I wanted to share a few Mueller Sports Medicine Products that I have used over the years and just
April 17, 2020
After a tough workout or an incredible game in which you've given it your all, you may definitely find yourself feeling the effects of all the effort you've put in. Whether you're a weekend warrior or an athlete, that doesn't mean you have the luxury of waiting around for your energy levels to come up and that soreness to dissipate. Not only do you not want to spend the next day hobbling around, you've got training to get back to! Hoping to improve your recovery? Try some of these key strategies.
1. Start hydrating as soon after your workout as possible.
Hydration is critical to both your athletic performance and your recovery. Don't put off that important element of your recovery! Drink plenty of water, both immediately after your workout or game and in the hours and days that follow.
April 08, 2020
Hey Mueller Sports Medicine Family!
My name is Chase Hellenbrand and am a Web Content Specialist at Mueller Sports. Today marks the start of a new chapter here
Categories: Strength & ConditioningMarch 12, 2020
"Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard." ~ Kevin Durant
Sports requires more than talent, it requires focused hard work and the kind of motivation that continually sets the bar of self-improvement higher.
Athletes and aspiring athletes learn early to value their time during the off-season and use it effectively to build strength and flexibility as well as to restore mental and physical balance.
Athletes whose job it is to remain in top form mentally and physically can teach the rest of us a great deal not just about maintaining but improving fitness in our lives. This includes knowing what to do in the off-season, whether that's for a competitive sport or during a time of year that makes it hard to enjoy our favorite recreational activities.
What is off-season training?
July 10, 2019
Common Ankle Injuries
Ankle injuries are quite common, and can result in acute or chronic pain, stiffness, swelling and/or misalignments within the joint.
Rolling your ankle—say when playing basketball, or stepping off of a slippery curb, or hiking through rugged terrain—can stretch and/or tear one or more of the ankle's ligaments, resulting in an ankle sprain.
More severe than a sprain is a fracture of one of the bones of the ankle: e.g. the tibia, fibula, or talus. A broken ankle—whether it's a simple or a compound fracture—can be the result of an auto or household accident, or a high-impact collision in a sporting event.
But the muscles, tendons and bones in the ankle can also become inflamed or injured simply as the result of overuse—the repetitive movements and impac