|Our Favorite Stretches for Beginning Runners |
So You Just Started Training And You Are Feeling Really Tight!
So you just finished your first 20 minute run yesterday and today you just can't move because your hamstrings, calf muscles and quads are just too sore. So what should you do?? Stretch! The most common reason people stop a new exercise program is due to delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS. The best way to alleviate DOMS...get right back out there and do a little light exercise and some stretching and you should be feeling better in no time at all. Click on the picture above to take you to a beginners stretching program that will keep you moving.
Advanced Techniques For
Graston Technique® is an innovative, patented form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions. The technique utilizes specially designed stainless steel instruments to specifically detect and effectively treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation.
Originally developed by athletes, Graston Technique® is an interdisciplinary treatment used by more than 12,500 clinicians worldwide-including physical and occupational therapists, hand therapists, chiropractors, and athletic trainers. Blue Hills has Graston Providers in all of our offices, so if tendonitis is keeping you from work or play, come on in and see us. To get more information about Graston Technique® click on the logo above.