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Treat the Cause not the Symptom; Part 3




That Ankle Sprain affected more then just your ankle...




The Foot and Ankle in my opinion are severely under appreciated in there impact on our body, especially when it comes to restoring normal biomechanical function after an injury. Current orthopedic data estimates that there are 25,000 ankle injuries each day in the US alone. Of that 80% are inversion (supinated) ankle sprains, that's 20,000 a day and unfortunately back in 1995 I was a victim of a sprained ankle. 

Age has nothing to do with how your body feels





My body aches because I'm old!!!
Does it really though???



Ever since I got into the fitness industry back in 1999 I always hear those few famous words. 
" just wait until your my age"
" you can do that because your young"
" I hurt now because I'm old"
" If only I was 30 again"



Well I'm here to give you some good news! Your age is not the reason why your body is in the shape it is in or why you have aches & pains. 

The reason or answer to the above statements has more to do with; 

Should I stretch before working out?




Should I Stretch Before
Working Out?





That’s a great question and there are so many opinions out there that say yes you should and more times than not they say no you shouldn’t because current research show that it doesn’t help improve range of motion or reduce your chance of injury.

 

Well here’s some up to date information for you

 

  • Current research that says you should not stretch before exercise is based on static stretching and they are correct.  Static Stretching is performed by holding a stretch or position for a period of time and may or may not be repeated.

Treat the Cause not the Symptom; Part 2

Stretch Therapy for Knee PainKnee Pain; Is your Knee the issue or is it the victim?

Well I can personally tell you that the knee pain I experience which going by the symptoms appears to be Patellar Tendinitis (which is pain just below the kneecap) and sometimes it is referred to as "Runners Knee."

I've experienced this knee pain from time to time since I played High School Football almost 15 years ago. The knee pain would feel like a mild discomfort while walking down stairs, squatting down or lunging and sometimes when fully extending or locking out my leg.
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