Stationary Lunge with Long Step: An Alternative to Lunging if You Have Anterior Knee Pain
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by Brian Schiff
5d ago
One of the biggest problems clients run into with lunging is anterior knee pain. This is especially prevalent in middle-aged females. Patellofemoral joint pain is a consistent issue on this population. In light of this, I have gone away form forward lunges with programming to avoid irritating the knee joint. Instead, I will routinely use […] The post Stationary Lunge with Long Step: An Alternative to Lunging if You Have Anterior Knee Pain appeared first on Brian Schiff's Blog ..read more
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Brian Schiff Opens New Private Sports PT Clinic!
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by Brian Schiff
1y ago
For the past 12 plus years since I moved to Raleigh, NC, I have been treating patients as part of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic. Along the way, it was called APC, then EXOS at Raleigh Orthopaedic, and more recently Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center. During that time, I have been able to work with amazing physicians, fellow ..read more
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Foam Roller Y Exercise
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by Brian Schiff
1y ago
It is that time of year where baseball pre-season throwing is ramping up. I am starting to see throwers coming in to my clinic with shoulder and elbow issues. In many cases, injury can be avoided with proper stretching and strengthening as well as effective loading programs. Pectoralis major/minor and latissimus muscle tightness along with ..read more
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Product Review: HECOstix
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by Brian Schiff
1y ago
Over the years, I have tested many different fitness products through my work with Personal Fitness Professional Magazine. I am not paid to promote any products on my site, and this latest review comes after spending the past few weeks using this particular product in the clinic with my patients. I am pleased to bring ..read more
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Improving Hip Flexor Mobility
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by Brian Schiff
1y ago
Tightness in the hip flexors is very common. If you have a job that requires extensive sitting or spend lots of time cycling, this may be a problem area for you. Stiffness can limit gait mechanics and optimal movement patterns thereby putting undue strain on the lower back. Below is a simple corrective exercise that ..read more
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Fear of Re-Injury: The Impact on Athletes in Physical Therapy
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by Brian Schiff
1y ago
Unfortunately, injuries cause more than pain and lost playing time for athletes. In many cases, an injury negatively impacts self-esteem and creates fear and anxiety. For competitive athletes, the injury often separates them from their familiar role and identity with respect to their teammates, coaches and peers. It seems rather obvious that injured athletes would ..read more
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Foam Roller Y Exercise
Brian Schiff's Blog
by Brian Schiff
1y ago
It is that time of year where baseball pre-season throwing is ramping up. I am starting to see throwers coming in to my clinic with shoulder and elbow issues. In many cases, injury can be avoided with proper stretching and strengthening as well as effective loading programs. Pectoralis major/minor and latissimus muscle tightness along with ..read more
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Product Review: HECOstix
Brian Schiff's Blog
by Brian Schiff
1y ago
Over the years, I have tested many different fitness products through my work with Personal Fitness Professional Magazine. I am not paid to promote any products on my site, and this latest review comes after spending the past few weeks using this particular product in the clinic with my patients. I am pleased to bring ..read more
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Improving Hip Flexor Mobility
Brian Schiff's Blog
by Brian Schiff
2y ago
Tightness in the hip flexors is very common. If you have a job that requires extensive sitting or spend lots of time cycling, this may be a problem area for you. Stiffness can limit gait mechanics and optimal movement patterns thereby putting undue strain on the lower back. Below is a simple corrective exercise that ..read more
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Fear of Re-Injury: The Impact on Athletes in Physical Therapy
Brian Schiff's Blog
by Brian Schiff
2y ago
Unfortunately, injuries cause more than pain and lost playing time for athletes. In many cases, an injury negatively impacts self-esteem and creates fear and anxiety. For competitive athletes, the injury often separates them from their familiar role and identity with respect to their teammates, coaches and peers. It seems rather obvious that injured athletes would ..read more
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