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Subacromial Impingement for the overhead athlete

DrHare  -  Apr 05, 2012  -  Comments Off on Subacromial Impingement for the overhead athlete
Active Release Technique is a patented, non-invasive, soft-tissue treatment process that both locates and breaks down the scar tissue and fibrotic adhesions, which cause pain, stiffness, decreased range of motion, numbness, and physical dysfunction associated with Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI).  ART is used both for the treatment of RSI’s, as

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Strengthening exercise for scapular retractors

DrHare  -  Mar 29, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Strengthening exercise for scapular retractors
Active Release Technique is a patented, non-invasive, soft-tissue treatment process that both locates and breaks down the scar tissue and fibrotic adhesions, which cause pain, stiffness, decreased range of motion, numbness, and physical dysfunction associated with Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI).  ART is used both for the treatment of RSI’s, as

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Increasing scapular retraction and depression

DrHare  -  Mar 29, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Increasing scapular retraction and depression
Increasing scapular retraction and depression is the first part of increasing shoulder mobility.  Here is a mobility exercise that will help stretch pec major and pec minor and help  active release engage or active the mid and lower trap muscles. Dr. Hare is the Director of Chiro-Kinetics & Sports Therapy

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Plantar Fascitis Taping Technique

DrHare  -  Mar 27, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Plantar Fascitis Taping Technique
Active Release Technique is a patented, non-invasive, soft-tissue treatment process that both locates and breaks down the scar tissue and fibrotic adhesions, which cause pain, stiffness, decreased range of motion, numbness, and physical dysfunction associated with Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI).  ART is used both for the treatment of RSI’s, as

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Common Misalignment Issues in CrossFit Athletes

DrHare  -  Mar 21, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Common Misalignment Issues in CrossFit Athletes
One of the most common misalignment patterns I see with Crossfit athletes is an anterior iliium.  An anteriorly rotated ilium creates compensatory changes along the entire kinematic chain to include overpronation of the foot, adduction and internal rotation of the knee, and tight overactive hip external rotators.   Active Release

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The Law of Repetitive Motion

DrHare  -  Mar 14, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on The Law of Repetitive Motion
The Law of Repetitive Motion                           Not too long ago, I had a conversation with a good friend and patient who was a prior middle distance runner in college.  As a young adult, he made the transition to

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IT Band Syndrome

DrHare  -  Mar 14, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on IT Band Syndrome
IT Band Syndrome is a common cause of pain on the outside of the knee and is more commonly seen in runners.  The IT Band is a strong, thick band of fibrous tissue with direct proximal attachments to the TFL, Glute Minimus, Glute Medius, and Glute Max.  It runs along

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Shoulder Impingement – Video 2

DrHare  -  Mar 05, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Shoulder Impingement – Video 2
Major injuries involving shoulder, sitting at desks, and poor posture. In this video, Dr. Richard Hare discusses internal shoulder rotation at the need for active release techniques to fix that for better mobility and posture. Active Release Technique is a patented, non-invasive, soft-tissue treatment process that both locates and breaks

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Shoulder Impingement – Video 1

DrHare  -  Feb 28, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Shoulder Impingement – Video 1
Poor posture, sitting at a desk all day, and other activities lead to shoulder injuries. In this video, Dr. Richard Hare takes a quick overview of what happens from slumping over a desk all day and how it can affect athletic performance.   Active Release Technique is a patented, non-invasive,

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Shoulder Impingement

DrHare  -  Feb 17, 2012  -  , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Shoulder Impingement
The majority of shoulder problems develop from micro-traumatic events occurring due to poor posture which results in abnormal shoulder mechanics. It is important for the patient to understand that shoulder pain is usually a symptom of deeper underlying problem that, unless corrected, may lead to significant shoulder injury.  Poor posture

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