stretching

How to treat Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) with eccentric exercises, stretching, and trigger point work

As a Physical Therapist in sports crazy Bellingham, I see many upper arm and shoulder injuries.  Pain on the outside of your elbow is often called Tennis Elbow, since tennis players often experience this type of injury.  However, many people who don't even own a racket can have this type of issue, officially called Lateral

Making the case for static stretching

By now you should have heard about the importance of  "dynamic" or "active" stretching before a work out or vigorous physical activity versus the old "static" stretching variety.  (If you haven't you should read more). If you know what I'm talking about, you can skip to the next paragraph.  If not, let me get you

By |February 8th, 2011|Blog, General|