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Stretching & Flexibility Articles

  1. Proper Stretching – Is there any such thing?: Will we ever come to a place where we have some definite guidelines for stretching properly? I believe we will, and here’s why…
  2. Stretching for Chronic Pain: Reduce Your Chronic Pain by Avoiding These 3 Stretching Mistakes
  3. Dynamic Stretching Explained: What is it? How do you do it? And does it really live up to the hype?
  4. How Does Stretching Prevent Sports Injury?: The truth about how stretching (flexibility training) really prevents sports injuries.
  5. How to do the Splits: 10 tips for achieving the splits without injury or pain.
  6. Improve Your Flexibility: 4 tips for improving your flexibility when you think you can’t improve your flexibility.
  7. How to Stretch, When to Stretch and Stretching Properly: Answers to common stretching questions to make sure you’re stretching properly.
  8. Stretching and Muscle Fascia: What is muscle fascia and how does it affect your flexibility and the way you stretch?
  9. Top 10 Best Stretching and Flexibility Books Ever Written: See what books The Stretching Institute refers to for everything there is to know about stretching.
  10. Understanding the Stretch Reflex (or Myotatic Reflex): What is the Stretch Reflex and how can you use it to improve your flexibility?
  11. Stretching and Muscle Growth: How Stretching Can Explode Your Muscle Growth.
  12. The Static Stretching Renaissance: When and how to use static stretching for the warm-up.
  13. Stretching at your Desk or Computer: Relieve tension and pain with these simple stretching exercises.
  14. Stretching for Injury Rehabilitation: Speed up Your Recovery with the right type of Stretching.
  15. Good Stretch? Bad Stretch?: How to decide for yourself.
  16. PNF Stretching Explained: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation.

Sports Injury Management Articles

  1. Coffee is BAD for Flexibility and Soft-Tissue Injuries: Listen to what one of my favorite authors and presenters has to say about coffee (both the good and the bad).
  2. Sports Massage for Recovery, Injury Rehab and Better Performance: The Benefits, Types and Uses of Sports Massage Therapy
  3. How To Speed Up Recovery and Heal Quickly: Got an injury? 13 tips to speed up recovery and get you back in the game as quickly as possible.
  4. Sore Muscles and Sore Muscle Treatment: Find the right sore muscle treatment to get relief from your sore muscles.
  5. Active Rehabilitation: The final hurdle to a complete recovery!
  6. Pulled Muscles, Scar Tissue and Re-Injury: How does scar tissue affect recovery and re-injury of pulled muscles and sports injury?
  7. The FITT Principle: Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type… and how they relate to Injury Prevention.
  8. Overtraining: Not giving your body the rest it needs may lead to a sports injury disaster!
  9. Cool Down Stretching Exercises: Learn how to Cool Down properly to recover faster & avoid injury.
  10. Warm Up Activities & Stretching Exercises: Warm up properly, and reduce the risk of sports injury!

Strength & Conditioning Articles

  1. Core Stability and Core Exercises for Injury Prevention: Learn how to maximize your Core Stability and prevent sports injury.
  2. Plyometrics, Plyometric Workouts and Plyometric Exercises: Use Plyometric Exercises to develop maximum power and strength for your favorite sport.
  3. Circuit Training and Circuit Training Routines: Add circuit training for a well-rounded exercise program.
  4. Interval Training and High Intensity Training: Looking for an interval training program to accelerate your fitness training?
  5. Cross Training for Injury Prevention: What is Cross Training? And how does Cross Training prevent sports injury.
  6. Strength Training and Strength Exercises for Injury Prevention: What is Strenth Training? And how does Strenth Training prevent sports injury.
  7. Active Rehabilitation: The final hurdle to a complete recovery!
  8. Aquatic Therapy & Deep Water Running: How to use use aquatic therapy and deep water running for injury rehabilitation and fitness.

Stretching Exercises for Specific Sports

General Injury Articles

  1. Bruises and Muscle Contusions: Can Stretching Speed-Up the Recovery Process?
  2. Repetitive Strain Injury: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention.
  3. Stress Fractures: Prevention and Treatment for Stress Fractures.
  4. Fibromyalgia: Relief from Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
  5. Heat Injuries, Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke: Tips for Training & Playing in the Heat.
  6. Bursitis: Prevention & Treatment Strategies for Bursitis.
  7. Muscle Cramp & Spasm: Causes, Prevention and Treatment!

Sports Injury Articles for the Head, Neck & Trunk

  1. Treating Scoliosis and Abnormal Curvature of the Spine: Learn the causes of Scoliosis and how to treat it effectively.
  2. Hernia Prevention and Hernia Treatment: Learn the causes behind Hernia, plus the different Types and the Anatomy Involved.
  3. Sciatica Stretches and Sciatic Nerve Pain Treatment: Find out what’s causing your Sciatica and which treatment is going to be the most effective for you.
  4. Back Pain Treatment and Prevention: Learn how to Recognize Back Pain and Treat it Effectively.
  5. Side Stitches: Causes, Prevention and Treatment!

Sports Injury Articles for the Chest, Shoulders & Arms

  1. Treating and Preventing DeQuervain’s Syndrome: What is DeQuervain’s Syndrome and what can you do to find relief?
  2. Separated Shoulder and AC Joint Injury: Discover the causes behind a Separated Shoulder, plus the correct treatment and prevention strategies.
  3. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Prevention and Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
  4. Frozen Shoulder: Prevention & Treatment Strategies for Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis).
  5. Throwers Elbow: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Throwers Elbow!
  6. Golfers Elbow, Elbow Tendinitis & Elbow Pain: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Golfers Elbow!
  7. Tennis Elbow: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Tennis Elbow!
  8. Rotator Cuff Injuries: A Guide for the Treatment and Prevention of Shoulder Injuries!

Sports Injury Articles for the Hips, Groin & Thigh

  1. Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction: Relief from, and treatment for, Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction.
  2. Stress Fractures: Prevention and Treatment for Stress Fractures.
  3. Hamstring Stretches & Flexibility Exercises: Hamstring stretching videos and photos to improve your hamstring flexibility and relieve tight hamstring muscles.
  4. Osteitis Pubis: Inflammation of the cartilage disc in the pubic bone.
  5. Iliopsoas Tendinitis and Iliopsoas Syndrome: How to fix inflammation or strain of the Iliopsoas muscle.
  6. Piriformis Syndrome: …and Effective Piriformis Stretches.
  7. Groin Pain and Groin Pull Injury: A Guide for the Treatment & Prevention of Groin Injuries!
  8. Knee Pain and Illiotibial Band Syndrome: A guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Knee Injuries and ITB Syndrome!
  9. Hamstring Strain and Hamstring Injury Treatment: Discover the Causes behind Hamstring Injury, and what you can do to Treat it and Prevent it.

Sports Injury Articles for the Knees

  1. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Causes and Remedies including Specific Stretching Exercises.
  2. Osgood Schlatter’s Disease: Prevention, Treatment and Management of Osgood Schlatter’s Disease.
  3. Patella and Kneecap Pain – Chondromalacia and Runner’s Knee: Learn how to Prevent and Treat Patella and Kneecap Pain.
  4. Meniscus Tear & Torn Knee Cartilage: Prevention & Treatment for Knee Pain, Torn Knee Cartilage and Meniscus Tear.
  5. ACL Injuries & Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rehabilitation: ACL Injury – Causes, Prevention and Treatment.
  6. MCL Sprain & Medial Collateral Ligament Rehabilitation: Causes, Prevention and Treatment!
  7. Patellar Tendinitis – Jumper’s Knee: Causes, Prevention and Treatment!
  8. Knee Pain and Illiotibial Band Syndrome: A guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Knee Injuries and ITB Syndrome!

Sports Injury Articles for the Lower Leg & Foot

  1. Day-by-Day Treatment Diary of an Ankle Sprain Injury: The exact step-by-step treatment I personally used to completely heal a common ankle sprain injury.
  2. Ankle Synovitis Prevention and Treatment: Learn what Ankle Synovitis is; what causes it; plus correct prevention and treatment strategies.
  3. Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: Discover the causes behind Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome plus the correct treatment and prevention strategies.
  4. Morton’s Neuroma / Morton’s Syndrome: Anatomy, Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention.
  5. Plantar Fasciitis and Plantar Fasciitis Stretches: Learn the causes behind Plantar Fasciitis, plus how to treat it quickly and effectively.
  6. Compartment Syndrome: Types, Causes, Signs and Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention.
  7. Stress Fractures: Prevention and Treatment for Stress Fractures.
  8. Achilles Tendonitis Treatment and Achilles Stretches: Treatment, causes, risk factors and prevention strategies, plus videos of calf and Achilles stretches.
  9. Pronation, Supination: …and choosing the right footwear.
  10. Shin Splints Stretches and Exercises: Learn the causes behind Shin Splints, their treatment and prevention.

Top 10 Most Popular Articles

  1. Shin Splints Stretches and Exercises: Learn the causes behind Shin Splints, their treatment and prevention.
  2. Rotator Cuff Injuries: A Guide for the Treatment and Prevention of Shoulder Injuries!
  3. Knee Pain and Illiotibial Band Syndrome: A guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Knee Injuries and ITB Syndrome!
  4. Warm Up Activities & Stretching Exercises: Warm up properly, and reduce the risk of sports injury!
  5. Piriformis Syndrome: …and Effective Piriformis Stretches.
  6. Iliopsoas Tendinitis and Iliopsoas Syndrome: How to fix inflammation or strain of the Iliopsoas muscle.
  7. Pronation, Supination: …and choosing the right footwear.
  8. Meniscus Tear & Torn Knee Cartilage: Prevention & Treatment for Knee Pain, Torn Knee Cartilage and Meniscus Tear.
  9. Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction: Relief from, and treatment for, Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction.
  10. Hamstring Strain and Hamstring Injury Treatment: Discover the Causes behind Hamstring Injury, and what you can do to Treat it and Prevent it.

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