Is self back “popping” good for you?

Is self back “popping” good for you?

Great post by Rethinking Physiotherapy (see link below) about “popping” or “cracking” your back. A lot of people do not know what the actual sound of the “pop” is when you self crack your neck or back, and unfortunately clinicians...
Have you ever had tendinitis?

Have you ever had tendinitis?

Have you ever had tendinitis? Below is a link from the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) discussing the clinical risk factors for Achilles tendinitis. Even though the studies in their review had a high risk of bias, they identified three modifiable risks to...
Are your kids playing too much baseball?

Are your kids playing too much baseball?

Watching the current Little League World series and the amount of pitching that these kids are doing prompt me to write this blog. It is becoming more often that young children and teenagers are specializing in just one sport instead of playing a variety of them...
GIRD in overhead athletes – are we getting it right?

GIRD in overhead athletes – are we getting it right?

Internal rotation deficit in overhead athletes. Do not assume it is the posterior capsule. Think outside of the box! I can’t begin to tell you how many times I have heard clinicians that work with over-head athletes saying that their athlete needs the posterior...