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Category: Strength

Hip Adductors and Low Back Pain

4/18/2018 | EnFuse Institute For Learning
Cassandra DeSimone, SPT, CPT
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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The hip abductors can be strengthened to assist in correcting normal knee alignment. If the knee joint is effected, the kinetic chain can be effected leading to hip and low back pain

Core Isometrics

10/13/2017 | EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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The core is the unseen weight belt that we use when our trunk needs bracing for an activity. It is responsible for stabilizing our mid-section when performing everyday movements like sitting upright, walking, and running.

Shoulder Isometrics: Strength & Rehab

8/28/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Because the shoulder is extremely mobile, there is always an inherent risk for injury even with the most basic of movements insight or outside the gym; that is why we always urge our readers/clients to invest time and energy into thoughtful preventative strength training.

Protecting The Lower Back: The Effects of Tight Hip Flexors

8/21/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Due to the origination of the psoas muscle on the lumbar spine, this muscle pulls the lumbar vertebrae forward and downward creating slight extension in the lumbar spine.

Protect Your Lower Back: Exercises & Considerations

8/17/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Exercises and considerations to help support and protect the low back.

What is Isometric Training / Exercise?

8/12/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Could Tight Hip Flexors Be The Cause Of Your Low Back, Hip or Knee Pain?

8/1/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Avoid the “quad stretch” where you are standing and grabbing your ankle. This places increased stress on the patellofemoral and tibiofemoral joint and can actually cause increased knee pain.

Stretching (Posterior Chain): Calves and Gluteal Muscles

7/22/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Static Stretching (Posterior Chain): Erector Spine and Hamstrings Complex

7/4/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Muscle tears are not uncommon and many times are the result of a loaded stress on the musculature, such as sprinting, when it does not have the elasticity required.

Proper Lifting Techniques- Protect Your Back

6/30/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Self Myo-Fascial Release: Basic Techniques & Concepts

6/20/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Trigger points are a single, localized region in a muscle that is experiencing extreme tightness. Often, it can radiate pain to broader areas, in many cases quite distant from the trigger point itself.

Squat Mechanics- Considerations and Supplemental Exercises

6/17/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Performed correctly, the squat can improve your strength, range of motion, level of independence, and long-term health of joints.

Stretching & Self Myo-Fascial Release: Basic Concepts

6/14/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Never force a stretch and always maintain proper body mechanics. Stretching can be highly beneficial, but can also lead to injury if performed improperly.

The Low Back Pain Epidemic- considerations and supportive options

6/5/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Have you ever experienced low back pain so severe that it prevented you from participating in routine activities?

Core: Your Natural Weight Belt

5/30/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Build a core that's as strong as it looks!

Injuries of the “Weekend Warrior”: Plantar Fasciitis

5/21/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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There are several methods involved in self-treatment of plantar fasciitis. First off, when beginning a new activity, one should ease themselves in to it.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & the Workplace

5/15/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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While there are many methods to treating CTS, current research suggests splinting, nerve gliding exercises, forearm strengthening exercises, grip strengthening exercises, and intermittent activity breaks are most efficient in reducing the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome

Texter’s Neck: Upper Back, Shoulder & Neck Pain

5/10/2017 | EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Have you ever left work after a long day suffering from what you thought was a migraine possibly due to stress, lack of food and water intake or maybe even from a caffeine deficiency?



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