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Our shoulders are a part of virtually every movement we make during the course of a day from typing and driving to eating and opening doors.  Add in regular workouts and our shoulders are always in motion.  It’s no surprise then that shoulders are at a high-risk for injury. In

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Brought to you by Trigger Point — Myofascial Compression Technique (MCT) is defined as building compression in a targeted muscle and moving the distal limb through a range of motion which replicates function. MCT is Trigger Point Performance’s revolutionary form of self myofascial release that systematically restores tissue elasticity, enhances

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The action of breathing is commonly taken for granted; however, dysfunctional breathing can lead to, or be the result of, dysfunction of the kinetic chain. This article will review the difference between proper and dysfunctional breathing, how dysfunctional breathing can lead to kinetic chain dysfunction (or vice versa), and provide

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By Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES Senior Research Director, National Academy of Sports Medicine Dysfunction at the foot and ankle complex can lead to a variety of musculoskeletal issues in other regions of the kinetic chain that can eventually lead to injury. In this article, we’ll review the common postural

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Exercise progression is key for proper technique. A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine used a Wii balance board to assess postural control on post-ACL reconstruction patients and healthy controls. The results showed that although the ACL group had more difficulty when performing a single-leg balance on

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