Mobility or stability?
One of the most commonly prescribed at home treatments from coaches, doctors, and therapists is to stretch. Just about everyone, at some point or another, has been told to stretch because it is “good to be flexible.” However, should everyone be stretching? And if so, how much is too much? One thing we can all...
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To Ice, or not To Ice? That is the question for anyone supervising or engaging in activity this season. With athletic seasons starting up all over, how do we deal with the inevitable injuries? In 1978 Dr. Gabe Mirkin coins the acronym RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) for dealing with acute injuries. Since then,...
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