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When Should You Foam Roll?

Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) is a method of self-treatment which will typically involve utilizing a foam roll or some other tool. Other tools can include a lacrosse ball or a massage stick.  

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2 Great Stretches For Desk Workers

Constantly thinking about good posture can be a tough task to manage when sitting at a desk or working from home with an unfamiliar workspace. Especially towards the end of the day when you’re just trying to power through and probably thinking more about what you’re going to do when you get off. 

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Stretching VS Foam Rolling

When should you be stretching and when should you be foam rolling? In reality, there’s a lot of overlap between the two and combining both together can often provide beneficial results. However, there are instances when one may be more appropriate over the other.

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2 Stretches And 2 Strengthening Exercises For Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis can be very stubborn and eventually become a chronic problem. That’s not to say that many of these cases don’t resolve on their ownin just a few weeks, they definitely do! But if symptoms persist longer than a month or two, typically the recovery time is prolonged due to the repetitive strain continually being placed on the plantar fascia. 

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Treatment and Exercises for De Quervain’s

There’s a natural process that occurs with any type of injury, whether that’s from trauma or repetitive overuse. Injury creates inflammation and inflammation creates adhesions within the soft tissues. Inflammation triggers the cells of the body to come in and repair the area. 

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Self-Isolating? Try these stretches at home!

We all know how important staying active is for our overall health and well-being. Whether that’s cardio exercise, lifting weights, stretching, or a combination of all three, there are clear physical, mental, and emotional benefits. The more we move, the better off we’ll be. If you find yourself stuck at home or working from home, try out this mobility routine.

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