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29 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Back of the thigh- step 2

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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28 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Back of the thigh- step 1

In this post we’re going to show you a taping application to decrease pain and swelling in the back of the thigh/hamstring area. It is best used during the first 1-7 days post injury (aka the acute phase) and is great to use following a hamstring muscle strain, tear, or contusion. For these [...]

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16 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Stretching pt 2- Hamstrings

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 hamstring. In the video below are two ways to stretch out all three hamstring muscles. An [...]

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12 April 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Self Muscle Massage- pt 2 Hamstrings

This is part two in our self muscle massage series. If you missed the last post on the calf or would like to see it again, click here. Also, in the introduction post we discussed and demonstrated the three muscle release techniques that will be used below. Click here if you would like a review.
The [...]

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