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29 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Plantar Fascia

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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07 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Mobilization- Big Toe

In this post I’m going to show you a mobilization for the big toe. To do it you’re going to need some elastic tubing/resistance band or a strap that someone else can hold for you.
The whole goal of this mob (mobilization) is to use the strap to glide the metatarsals (long [...]

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04 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Tennis Ball Mobilization- foot

This post is a continuation from yesterdays post on how to stretch out the back of the hip (click here to review it). In this post we’re going to use a tennis ball to try and break up any soft tissue restrictions that might be in there. The goal is to anchor [...]

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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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10 May 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Self Muscle Massage pt 9- the foot

This is part nine in our self muscle massage series. In the introduction to this series we introduced and demonstrated the three techniques that will be used in this post. If you would like to review them, click here. If you would like to see any other parts of the series, click here.
In the next [...]

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