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A Look Behind the Scenes at Cirque du Soleil: Lessons for a More Prophylactic Approach to Reduce Competitive Gymnastics Injuries

Last November we to attended Cirque du Soleil's production of Alegria during its stop in Tucson.  While watching the show and the amazing feats of athleticism by the performers, I wondered "what type of sports medicine infrastructure do they provide?" After all, it's not as though you can find an abundance of people walking the street who can substitute for an injured performer at a moments notice. 

Movement Reeducation for a 2:29 Marathoner: Case Study, Part 2

In part one of this case study we provided our initial screening and assessment before addressing this runner's nonpainful dysfunctional movement patterns. In this second of three parts, we'll cover the initial corrective exercises that we used to provide the foundation for running specific corrections.

Finding the Most Appropriate Use of Fins During the Rehabilitation and Stroke Reeducation Process for Injured Swimmers

 

"...[S]wimmers have some of the most dysfunctional shoulders in the entire sporting world; they have glaring scapular instability, big internal rotation deficits, and insufficient dynamic stability..."

-Eric Cressey