December 2010

Research and American Heart Association and American College of Sports Medicine advocates "sprint cardio" anaerobic training to stimulate your body's fast twitch muscle fibers.  This workout will cause a natural spike in human growth hormone production, helping your body grow stronger and recovery better from...

The Joint By Joint Approach A New Paradigm in Strength Training and Functional Rehabilitation The following is based heavily on the views of Gray Cook, Michael Boyle, Shirley Sahrmann and others.  Gray Cook and Mike Boyle have certainly been instrumental in educating strength...

Gray Cook et al. have finally released a great book detailing systems and approaches that are on the cutting edge of physical medicine and rehabilitation and human performance training.  A definite must read for any healthcare professional or exercise professional who deals with the musculoskeletal...

Dr. Saxena told Runner’s World writer Beth Dreher, “This adhesive is popular because it speeds healing without limiting range of motion,” and specifically that "the tape pulls up the skin slightly, allowing more blood to flow to the injured area." Noting that Dr. Saxena teaches...

Are injuries behind Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews reduced sack numbers? Green Bay Press Gazette highlights the use of Active Release Techniques for players....

How to find an ART Practitioner Kinetic Health-Calgary  is Dr. Brain Abelson's Blog.  Special thanks to him for all the great work he does for Active Release Techniques® and for letting us link to his blog.  I highly recommend you check this out, tons of...

Review of current concepts in managing patellofemoral pain. Mike Reinold discusses the need for an accurate diagnosis of what structures are causing knee pain, biomechanics, and rehabilitation exercises in dealing with patellofemoral pain....

Does normal activity lead to the release of inflammatory mediators? Is this related to chronic pain? And is there a dietary connection? Dr. David Seaman is a popular and prolific author of numerous nutrition and neurology articles, and of the text Clinical Nutrition for...

Hypoxic Fibrous Adhesion Production: Chemical Pathway and Clinical Importance This article written by Dr. William Brady, an ART provider, details the importance and effects of soft tissue injuries and adhesion formation following such injuries. Special thanks to Dr. Brady, a fellow ART provider, for letting...