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Prehabilitation: ‘Get vertical sooner and recover faster.’

The stronger you are before surgery, the stronger you’ll be after. That’s the philosophy behind prehabilitation (or “prehab”), the process of improving strength and functional capacity before surgery through a comprehensive and targeted exercise program – a process typically overseen by a physical therapist. “Prehab makes a huge difference in patients’ outcomes,” said Hal Crane, […]

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Kinesiotape - KT Tape

Kinesiotape (KT Tape)

I recently had the opportunity to take a Kinesiotaping (KT) course and am finding it very useful in clinic. You may at some point have seen an athlete on TV sporting funky patterns of brightly-colored tape, and thought, “What’s that supposed to do?” There are pages and pages in the course manual aimed at answering […]

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