Category: Rehabilitation

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Knee Pain? Professor Vegaleo Teaches How An Imbalance of Quadricep Muscles Can Aggravate Knee Pain

Patellafemoral Knee Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most common lower limb musculoskeletal kinematic dysfunction which relates to pain in the peripatellar or retropatellar region of the knee. Irish, Millward, Wride, Bernhard, & Haas (2010), discussed the effects of closed-kinetic and open-kinetic chain…

Professor Vegaleo Teaches On The Best Time To Stretch: Is It Before or After A Workout? This Might Surprise You!

Providing movement in the Human Movement System requires the contraction of muscle fibers that are innervated by a signal to the central nervous system stimulating muscles that attach two bones forcing them to shorten the distance between them in a one of three classes…

Rock Tape: Fashion Trend or Functional Fitness Necessity? The Studies Are In.

Kinesio Taping has increased in popularity over the recent years as a therapeutic method to help improve muscular facilitation and minimize pain during functional movements.  Limited studies as to the effectiveness of Kinesio taping are still debatable; however, ongoing research on this topic is…

Self Myofascial Release, AKA Foam Rolling. Beneficial or Dangerous?

Self myofascial release using a foam roller has grown in popularity in the exercise science field over the last several years as an effective means of therapeutic muscle relaxation for both pre and post workout.   The benefits of self myofascial release using a foam…