Pulled a Muscle? Go to Rehab!

After pulling a muscle, going through physical therapy isn’t the easiest, nor is it the most comfortable experience. When you pull your muscle, the first step is to find exercises that’ll ‘push you to the limit’, but WITHOUT increasing the damage done. Normally the first exercises are light isometric contractions Read more…

Shin Splints

If you run, you probably know what shin splints are.┬áThe general nature of shin splints- a.k.a. medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)- can be generalized into a few words: too much, too soon. It can be due to improper stretching, your worn down shoes, or the repetitive stress pounding on one Read more…

Hamstring injuries

Hamstring injuries are probably one of the most common injuries in any sport. This includes basketball players, skaters, runners, soccer players, football players, etc. So to begin with, what is a hamstring? Your hamstring can be found behind your thigh, and note that it isn’t actually a single “string”; It’s Read more…

A bone bruise is a thing?

Just the sound of “bone bruise” doesn’t give off impression of importance. However, in reality a bone bruise is quite severe and is often described as one step below a fractured bone. A bone bruise normally occurs when several trabeculae (aka spongy bone) breaks. This is slightly different from a Read more…

The Speed to Perform

The majority of the people believe that speed is something you’re born with and that you’re genetically inclined to be quick. However this isn’t the case, just like everything else in life, you must work for it. So, if you’re not born fast, how do you attain it? If this Read more…