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APPLYING THE “JOINT BY JOINT APPROACH” TO THE KNEE IN DANCERS: PART 1

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The knee is a fickle joint. On one end it is the cause for many major injuries, ranging from anterior knee pain, to ACL reconstruction. And on the other end, there has been a push for “ACL Injury Prevention” programs, largely aimed at the female demographic, but the way the Eagles have started their 2013 pre-season year, it seems someone […]

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Stretching Myths and Mistakes

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As much as I’m interested in stretching and flexibility, I can honestly say I haven’t performed a static stretch in over 3 years – and I’m better for it. As a society, I am under the belief that we overstretch our hamstrings and understretch our glutes and quads. Despite such a juxtaposition, I think people misinterpret what it means to […]

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Thoughts on Hypermobility – Part II

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So in the first installment in my Thoughts on Hypermobility, I more or less provided stream of thought ideas on what hypermobility meant to me in a practical sense. In this next portion, I’ll be discussing the anatomical and physiological reasons why we may display signs of hypermobility from a congenital standpoint.

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Thoughts on Hypermobility

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It wasn’t until coming to Cressey Performance that I’ve run into a good chunkful of clients, athletes, and regular people who are hypermobile or display signs of hypermobility. The idea of hypermobility and having too much range of motion due to unchecked ligamentous and/or capsular laxity is something that is rather foreign to me. Although I thought it was always […]

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