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Return to sports quicker after ankle sprain

Return to Sports Quicker and Avoid Re-injury after an Ankle Sprain

Getting back to sports as quickly as possible, with a minimal chance of re-injury, is important to most athletes after an ankle sprain. The highest risk factor for an ankle sprain is having a history of a previous ankle sprain.  Because the rate of re-injury after spraining an ankle is incredibly high, it is important …

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Glute Strengthening with Monster Walks: Knees Straight or Bent?

The resisted side stepping exercise, also known as “monster walks,” with its many variations, is an excellent way to strengthen the hip and gluteal muscles.  But which position is best, knees straight or bent? For years, there has been a debate over the best position to perform “monster walks” to target the gluteals, without isolating …

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3 Mistakes To Watch Out For When Doing Squats for Injury Prevention

Squats are a common exercise to strengthen the legs, but there are some common mistakes to watch out for when doing squats for injury prevention as a field, court, or snow athlete. We use squats to improve movement patterns and build functional strength for athletes to become stronger, safer, and more dynamic in their sport.  …

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