Category Archive: Injury Prevention

Jun 04

Common Injuries in Runners: Achilles Tendinitis

By now, you know that bilateral deficits can lead to a wide range of chronic and acute injuries. Achilles tendinitis is one such condition, and it accounts for 11 percent of all running injuries. The Achilles tendon is the fibrous connective tissue that joins the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles of the calf to the heel …

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May 12

What Is Active Release Technique?

We’ve recently talked about dynamic stretch assessment, a technique used to identify physical restrictions that prevent you from achieving optimal athletic performance. During the discussion about dynamic stretch assessment and overhead squat assessment in part three of our webinar, Mansfield, Texas chiropractor Dr. Prak Bhakta suggested Active Release Technique (ART) as an effective method of …

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May 06

Understanding Dynamic Stretch Assessment

The third and latest installment of RPM2 and USAT’s free webinar, Bilateral Equivalence for Triathletes: Mechanical Assessments to Help with Performance, highlights dynamic stretch assessment. This test is a self-analysis of physical restrictions that may cause an athlete to experience an impaired performance. Recommended for both pre- and post-workout, the dynamic stretch assessment can help …

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Apr 22

Common Knee Injuries in Triathletes

Our RPM2 products were conceived by CEO Johnny Ross while he underwent physical therapy and rehabilitation for knee surgery. A former baseball player for Texas Tech, the lifelong athlete underwent a Carticel procedure to repair damaged cartilage in the knee, a common overuse injury among athletes. This innovative surgery involves first taking a biopsy of a …

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