Category Archives: injury rehabilitation

Rest, Recovery and Regeneration Part IV

Cryotherapy (ice therapy) dates back to Hippocrates snd the ancient Greeks but it took until the 1940’s for cold/ice therapy to be used extensively for the treatment of acute and subacute injuries, and rehabilitation.
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Rest, Recovery and Regeneration Part III

Saunas may stimulate the release of growth hormone too. Direct heat for 8-10 minutes relaxes muscles and improves local and general blood flow.
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Rest, Recovery and Regeneration: Part II

Welcome back! Let’s start with the steam room. Some people prefer the dry heat of the sauna, I prefer the moisutre and humidity of the steam room. Some tips to keep in mind when using a steam room; 1) Drink water before, during and after. Pre-hydration will help you to get the most out of […]
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The Three “R’s” Rest, Recovery and Regeneration: Part 1

Exertion can come in many forms; physical, cognitive and emotional to name a few. Exertion is a critical aspect of life.
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I Was Wr, Wr, Wr Wrong About Wes Welker and I am Glad!

When Wes Welker went down with ACL and MCL tears in his left knee on the first offensive play for the New England Patriots during the last regular season game of 2009 against the Houston Texans in Houston, I thought for sure his explosiveness was gone. Wes had played with so much spring and explosion. […]
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