From Clinic To Practice #2: Take Away Tips From A Gymnast's Impact Base Ankle Pain Case (Part 1)

I got a lot of great feedback from the first installment of this series, which was related to a gymnast with recurring lower back pain following a healed stress fracture.  I recently had another evaluation for a gymnast who started getting pretty intense ankle pain with high impact tumbling during training.

Combating Achilles Tears In Gymnastics (Pt II): Pre-Hab Techniques and How To Help Possibly Reduce Injury

Last week in Part I of this post I outlined my thoughts on what some contributing factors may be to a gymnast suffering  an Achilles tear. I talked about some of the aspects related to the forces of gymnastics, biomechanical problems a gymnast may have like missing mobility, jumping and

Combating Achilles Tears In Gymnastics (Pt I): Investigating Possible Contributing Factors

The high rate of Achilles tears in gymnastics is something that has always blown my mind. As a gymnast going through high school and college, it seemed that every few months I heard about someone else loosing their season because they ruptured their Achilles. With new research and lots of information

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