Best Stretch Ever

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Best Stretch Ever: Applying Neuromuscular Science to Your Everyday Stretch Routine  Written By: Dr. Nicole Ramos, PT, DPT  Stretching is one of those things that we all know we should do regularly, but don’t. Everyone has a different reason for why stretching is consistently left out of their exercise routines. They include everything from “it’s…

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Do Tight Hamstrings Cause Low Back Pain?

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Written By: Dr. Nicole Willis, PT, DPT, SFMA-C Low back pain is one of the most common ailments among adults. In fact, 8 out of 10 American adults will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. The high prevalence of low back pain is largely due to the vast array of possible…

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3 Causes of Hamstring Tightness

Before we can dive into what may cause hamstring tightness, it is important to understand exactly what the hamstring muscle group does for the body. HAMSTRING ANATOMY: The “Hamstring” is actually a group of three muscles on the back of the leg. These hamstring muscles work together to collectively perform hip extension (lifting your leg…

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