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How to Create a Pain Problem & Opioid Addiction

How to Create a Pain Problem & Opioid Addiction

I recently received a call from a young guy (late twenties), who was recommended by his friend to contact me as he was in need of acute post-operative rehabilitation following a recent knee menisectomy. Upon asking him, "What instructions were you given to manage your...

Metronome Marching & Return to Running

Metronome Marching & Return to Running

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13h4qmhEK3Q One of the many mantras that I recite in working with runners is that "Running is about rhythm and timing." Along these lines, If there was only one exercise that I could give to a runner following a running related...

Prone Extensions & Marching

This is a great drill that builds strength and endurance of the spinal extensors, which are pretty darn important when it comes to running. Furthermore, we can also incorporate a simple marching drill to further challenge trunk control. All...

Proximal Hamstring Training – Isometric Loading

Proximal Hamstring Training – Isometric Loading

https://vimeo.com/182263676 Proximal hamstring tendinopathy (PHT) is a challenging and recalcitrant condition that runners and rehab professionals often encounter. Understanding load management principles and best current practices from a rehab standpoint is...

A & B Marching Drills

A & B Marching Drills

https://vimeo.com/180203758 The A & B March are preludes to the more advanced A, B, & C Skipping drills. I usually get folks acquainted with these before progressing to the skipping drills. The A skip is appropriate for nearly all runners while the B skip...

A, B & C-Skips

A, B & C-Skips

https://vimeo.com/180208061 One of the things that I routinely tell runners is that, “If you can skip you can run.” Along these lines, here are three classic skipping drills that I often incorporate into the late stages of rehab as well as into performance coaching...