Category Archives: youth athletes

More on Posture

Importance of Proper Posture: Proper postural alignment puts the body in a state of optimum neuromuscular efficiency. Proper alignment will ensure that the muscles of the body are optimally aligned at the proper length-tension relationship necessary for optimum efficiency. This will allow for proper joint mechanics and effectively absorb forces through the kinetic chain, alleviating […]
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"Save The Clock tower!"

All I could hear in my head when I saw this clock in a suburb or Rochester, NY yesterday was Dr. Emmit Brown from the movie Back to the Future trying to harness 1.1 gigawatt’s to power his time traveling Delorean for Marty. I got a nice small town feel from the old time bridges, […]
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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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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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Regular Flexibility (Myofascial Release)

Here are some of my tennis athletes preparing for their session today. We always start with foam rolling (myofascial release) to 1) inhibit over-active muscles and 2) reduce the number of adhesions that might be present in the myofascial tissue. This technique has been shown to make the tissue more receptive to lengthening techniques such […]
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