The Stretching & Sports Injury Report
Over 125 free articles on stretching, flexibility and sports injury management.
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7 tips for improving your flexibility when you think you can’t improve your flexibility.
See what books I refer to for everything there is to know about stretching.
The truth about how stretching and flexibility training really prevents injury and improves athletic performance.
Reduce your chronic pain by avoiding these 3 common stretching mistakes.
Answers to common stretching questions to make sure you’re stretching properly.
What is the Stretch Reflex and how can you use it to improve your flexibility?
What is muscle fascia and how does it affect your flexibility and the way you stretch?
Warm up properly and reduce the risk of sports injury with these warm up exercises and stretches.
Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type… and how they relate to cardio, strength, stretching and injury prevention.
Learn how to cool down properly to recover faster and avoid injury. Includes cool down examples and exercises.
16 tips to prevent and treat delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), plus sore muscle treatment and relief.
Have a listen to what a few of my favorite authors have to say about coffee.
Use this quick-reference checklist to identify 23 warning signs and symptoms of overtraining.
What is scar tissue and how does it affect recovery and re-injury of pulled muscles and muscle strain injuries?
Treatment and massage tips to speed up recovery and get rid of bruises fast.
What is Plyometric Training and how do you use it to develop maximum power and strength.
- Treating Scoliosis and Abnormal Curvature of the Spine: Learn the causes of Scoliosis and how to treat it effectively.
- Hernia Prevention and Hernia Treatment: Learn the causes behind Hernia, plus the different Types and the Anatomy Involved.
- Side Stitches: Causes, Prevention and Treatment!
- Treating and Preventing DeQuervain’s Syndrome: What is DeQuervain’s Syndrome and what can you do to find relief?
- Separated Shoulder and AC Joint Injury: Discover the causes behind a Separated Shoulder, plus the correct treatment and prevention strategies.
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Prevention and Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
- Frozen Shoulder: Prevention & Treatment Strategies for Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis).
- Throwers Elbow: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Throwers Elbow!
- Golfers Elbow, Elbow Tendinitis & Elbow Pain: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Golfers Elbow!
- Tennis Elbow: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Tennis Elbow!
Discover what causes iliopsoas tendonitis and how to treat it. Includes iliopsoas muscle anatomy, symptoms and treatment guidelines to fix iliopsoas pain.
Piriformis and Glute stretches to improve your piriformis flexibility and relieve tight glute muscles (includes Photos and Videos).
Hamstring stretching exercises to improve your hamstring flexibility and relieve tight hamstring muscles (includes Photos and Videos).
Treatment and prevention tips plus stretching and strengthening exercises for sacroiliac dysfunction and sacroiliac joint pain.
- Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Causes and Remedies including Specific Stretching Exercises.
- Osgood Schlatter’s Disease: Prevention, Treatment and Management of Osgood Schlatter’s Disease.
- Patella and Kneecap Pain – Chondromalacia and Runner’s Knee: Learn how to Prevent and Treat Patella and Kneecap Pain.
- Meniscus Tear & Torn Knee Cartilage: Prevention & Treatment for Knee Pain, Torn Knee Cartilage and Meniscus Tear.
- Patellar Tendinitis – Jumper’s Knee: Causes, Prevention and Treatment!
- Knee Pain and Illiotibial Band Syndrome: A guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Knee Injuries and ITB Syndrome!
Step-by-step ankle sprain treatment guidelines for a complete sprained ankle recovery.
Step-by-step treatment procedures for Achilles tendon rupture and Achilles tendonitis.
Discover what causes plantar fasciitis and how to treat it. Includes plantar fasciits anatomy, symptoms and treatment guidelines to heal plantar fasciitis.
Stretches for plantar fasciitis to improve your ankle and plantar fascia flexibility and relieve tight foot arches (includes Photos and Videos).
Discover what causes shin splints and how to prevent them. Includes shin splints anatomy, common training errors and guidelines to help prevent shin splints.
- Ankle Synovitis Prevention and Treatment: Learn what Ankle Synovitis is; what causes it; plus correct prevention and treatment strategies.
- Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: Discover the causes behind Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome plus the correct treatment and prevention strategies.
- Morton’s Neuroma / Morton’s Syndrome: Anatomy, Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention.
- Compartment Syndrome: Types, Causes, Signs and Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention.