Category Archives: Injury File

A Fork in the Road – A look at Aging, Stress and Injuries.

I was recently helping a runner get over an injury. This person had decided to start running and had picked up a few injuries. Instead of getting depressed about her injury, she decided to change the way she looked at … Continue reading

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Hyperbaric Chamber.

We have introduced a mild hyperbaric oxygen chamber to what we now offer you at SBR Sport. What is Hyperbaric Therapy? Hyperbaric therapy consists of a person breathing high doses of oxygen in a hyperbaric or pressurized environment. By breathing … Continue reading

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Getting Adductors to Adduct.

A look at the adductors. “Where the heck are they?” You ask. Simple – stand up and do the splits. Yip – those are them. The adductors are found on your inner thigh and pull your leg back to your … Continue reading

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The Center of Movement – Thoracolumbar Fascia.

You have a sheath of fascia in the small of your back. It’s called the thoracolumbar fascia and it is the center of movement.

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A look at your Soleus Muscle.

I think of the soleus as the unsung hero of the calf complex. If a bodybuilder shows off his/her calves, they will try to get into a position where the gastrocnemius muscles are shown off. The gastrocs are the bulgy … Continue reading

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A Video look at our Runner’s Leg Assessment.

I have done thousands of Runner’s Leg Assessments over the years. The assessment is aimed at helping runners run efficiently and injury free. This video will give you an idea of what happens during an assessment. I hope this is … Continue reading

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Ten mistakes I see on a weekly basis – A look at what to do with an injury.

Each week at SBR is different, in that each person that we work with is unique, and yet, each week is the same, in that there are mistakes that I see being repeated on a regular basis when looking after people. … Continue reading

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Mike’s Important Injury Formula

The goal of this blog is to create a formula to help you better understand the causes of  injury. I love what I do. I get to work with athletes daily: some are fast, some slow, it doesn’t matter to … Continue reading

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Know your Muscles Series – Levator Scapulae.

The name, Levator Scapulae, says it all:  Levare – to lift, and Scapulae – shoulder blades. These are Latin terms. The two muscles originate from C1 to C4, which are the first four vertebrae counting from the base of your … Continue reading

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Trigger Points, Acupuncture and Acupressure.

A look at the differences between Trigger Points, Acupuncture and Acupressure. The video looks at the role of dry needling within the context of trigger points, acupuncture and acupressure. The two links that detail the parallels between acupuncture and ‘western’ … Continue reading

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