Dynamic Stretching: 6 Do’s and Don’ts

Contributor: Carol Ferkovic Mack, DPT, SCS, CSCS Dynamic stretching has gained in popularity.  As a type of stretching based on movement, it’s a great way to warm up before exercise or sports. While most popular with sprinters and soccer players, dynamic stretches are ideal for any exercise that uses explosive moments, such as basketball, volleyball and tennis. These stretches focus on actively … Read More

2 Surprising Reasons Women Are at Risk for Knee Injury

Contributor: Susan Joy, MD You feel it. Sometimes you even hear it. You’re running, jumping, playing hard. Suddenly, there’s a “pop.” The next thing you know, you’re feeling like someone’s pulled the rug out from under your feet. You may have torn the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in your knee. This significant sports injury can … Read More