Category: Sports

Foam Rolling May8th 2020

What Does Foam Rolling Do?

Slow Your Roll: Investigating the Effects of  Foam Rolling  By Casey Jackson and the ReQuest Team    There seems to be a lot of mystery surrounding the act of foam rolling. Rumors of foam rollers decimating knots in the muscles, significantly reducing muscle fatigue pre and post-workout, and drastically improving range of motion are quickly revealed on the

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woman using elastic resistance band Apr21st 2020

Elastic Resistance Band or Traditional Weight Training?

How do the Results of Elastic Resistance Bands Compare to Traditional Weights? Anyone who has practiced strength training or rehabilitation has probably used an elastic resistance band or seen someone using one as part of their exercise routine. It’s reasonable to wonder what kind of results elastic resistance bands are providing. Can equipment that weighs

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Man stretching his hamstring muscles to prevent injury- may not be the best option. Apr14th 2020

Hamstring Injuries- How to Prevent Them

The Most Effective Exercises for Strengthening and Preventing Injury in the Hamstring! Hamstring Injuries Hamstring injuries have been the bane of many athlete’s existence, because the lightlihood of reinsuring is high. They are also often extremely painful in the initial phase. These injuries occur very frequently in most sports, especially those when rapidly taking off or stopping. Every year

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Sprains, Strains and Ankle Pain Jul15th 2019

Sprains, Strains and Ankle Pain! What You Need to Know and When to See a Therapist.

Is Your Ankle in Agony? You Might Need a Physical Therapist It’s an all-too-common scenario: You trip over a clod of turf or get knocked down in a game, only to find that your ankle no longer bears your weight when you try to stand up again. Ankle sprains and strains affect joggers, sprinters, football

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Sports Injuries Dec20th 2016

Preventing and Treating Sports Injuries

Exercise is an important part of life in order to become or stay healthy. For many people, sports are a fun way of burning extra calories, socializing and getting fit. Unfortunately, this also means the occasional sports injury, or a flare-up of an old injury or condition. You don’t have to be a professional or

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