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03 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Shin Splints

As you may recall from our intro post on kinesiology taping, we’re going to focus on each muscle group/joint and show you how to use kinesiology tape in three distinct ways:

Immediately after injury  (for swelling and pain)
During the healing process (correction techniques to restore normal position and allow for healing)
Techniques to help improve strength [...]

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26 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Peroneal/shin mobilizations

In this post I’m going to show you how to use the tennis ball to mobilize the muscles along the shin bone and down the outside of the lower leg . This includes the anterior tibialis, extensor digitorum, and peroneal muscles. The goal with this mobilization is to [...]

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29 December 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Stretching pt 8- Shin/Outer Ankle

In the introduction post to this series, we reviewed and answered some common questions regarding stretching, including why, when, how, etc. Click here to review it.
In this post we will be talking about stretches specifically for the front of the shin [...]

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03 May 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Self Muscle Massage pt 8- Shin/Outer Ankle

This is part eight in our Self Muscle Massage Series. In the first part of the series we introduced and discussed the three release techniques that will be used below. If you would like to review them, click here. If you would like to see any other part of the series, click here.
In this installment [...]

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