The Quadratus Lumborum (QL) muscles, a common source of lower back pain, are located on either side of the lumbar spine. While they are situated [...]
The extensors of the wrist and fingers are used during planks, when playing tennis, golf and every time a door is opened. Of the dozens [...]
The flexors of the wrist and fingers are used every time a dumbbell is curled, a treadmill bar is grasped, a smartphone is held and [...]
Two of the most common injuries to the foot or heel are plantar fasciitis and achilles tendinitis. These two overuse injuries have even more in [...]
Balance refers to an even distribution of weight on any surface. Adequate balance allows one to remain upright and steady. Balance plays an important role [...]
The human body is a dynamic machine. We have been designed and created to move,react, create force, withstand being pulled, twisted, and undergo various stressors. However, when the human body exceeds a certain threshold, something gives way. This being connective tissue, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Making one thing inevitable, breakdown or injury. One important contractile element that places an essential role in withstanding stressors and provides static and dynamic support is called fascia.
Connective tissue is the most abundant and varied tissue in the body. Most likely, the first variety that comes to mind are your dense tissues, [...]
Connective tissue is the most widespread and abundant type of tissue in the human body. Connective tissue that is well vascularized is far less likely to tear or rupture under extreme stress - a desirable characteristic when performing any kind of physical activity.