Category Archives: red sox

Throwing Athletes at Risk for Shoulder Injury; Corrective Exercise Can Help!

I am team teaching a Performance Enhancement Specialist Workshop for the National Academy of Sports Medicine in Houston Texas this weekend with the Director of Reconditioning for Cal Berkley, Ken Miller. We are having a great time and plenty of fun with the class. We have put the students through the ringer with; dynamic flexibility, […]

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ACSM Summit: Corrective Exercise for the Shoulder, Fun, Networking and More!

I had the privilege of delivering a presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine 2009 Summit in Atalanta Georgia last Thursday and Friday. We stayed at the Omni hotel right at the CNN Center! It was awesome! This was practically the view from my room! I have attended the ACSM Summit in the past, […]

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Could Alex Rodriguez’s Arthroscopic Hip Surgery Been Avoided With Corrective Exercise?

Could Alex Rodriguez’s Arthroscopic hip surgery been avoided with an integrated assessment and corrective exercise? That is the dollar$28 million question. “The surgery went exactly as we planned,” said Marc Philippon, who performed the 80-minute procedure at Vail Valley Surgery Center in Colorado. Philippon said Rodriguez will need a more extensive operation after the season, […]

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Red Sox Shoulder Program Rich With Corrective Exercise

Did you catch the article in the Sunday Boston Globe Sports section by Amalie Benjamin tittled “This Joint is Jumping”? If not I will include a link below. The article was about the “shoulder program” that has been developed for Red Sox pitchers. It highlights the work of Red Sox assistant trainer and physical therapist […]

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Red Sox and Josh Beckett and Mike Lowell

You have to wonder if Becket and Lowell are getting the best care possible. I don not know the athletic training or physical therapy staff of the Sox personally, friends know them, but I am curious about how the injury assessment and treatment is going. This is not a knock on the Sox staff, but […]

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