This article discusses foam roller squat progressions from a beginner level right through to advanced exercises. Squats and lower limb strengthening have been shown to be effective in rehabilitation of many common injuries and also injury prevention. If you are rehabilitating an injury or progressing your clients through a fitness program these progressions may be useful for you.
This article discusses the use of the foam roller to improve balance and proprioception in order to rehabilitate or prevent sports injuries. We discuss research regarding common injuries and why you should care about your proprioception! Read this article for more details!
liotibial band friction syndrome is a common cause of knee pain in the athlettes. In fact, it is reportedly the second most common injury in runners! Given the frequency of this complex condition, this article will discuss what iliotibial band friction syndrome actually is, the relevant anatomy and risk factors for developing this condition and as usual rehabilitation advice, including the best foam roller exercises.
Patellar tendonitis (often known as tendinopathy or jumper's knee) is a common condition in many sports. Unfortunately, it is notoriously hard to treat and there are often many contributing factors. This article will discuss some background information on jumper's knee, the relevant muscular contributions, and of course, how to use the foam roller to rehabilitate this problem.
Are you like many people that train hard and use a foam roller to treat, rehabilitate or prevent injuries? If so, it may interest you to know the scientific research that is being produced showing positive effects. As such, this article discusses the scientific research that shows the positive effects of utilising self myofascial release prior to exercise!