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We are Sports Medicine Professionals . . . and the stories we have heard and the patients and clients we have helped could fill a book. But there is one general set of questions that has caused us to lose sleep. It has plagued our minds for far too long.

Can we help (and teach) more people to live their best lives? Can we prevent injuries on a large scale? What about improve performance? Lose weight? 

We believe the answer is yes.

The posts below are our attempt to make sense of exercise concepts that can be difficult to understand and implement.

Eccentric Training

Eccentric Training

One type of exercise that should be a staple for injury prevention programs is those relying on eccentric muscle actions. But what are eccentric muscle actions and why are they so beneficial? Eccentric muscle contractions refer to those muscle actions that involve...

Rehab Things

Rehab Things

Many of the exercises in our injury prevention programs benefit from the use of heavier weights, resistance bands, or stability balls. One location to find these products is at Rehab Things. This site only includes products as curated by a sports physical therapist....

Repetitions In Reserve

Repetitions In Reserve

One of our eight principles of program design is the idea of progression. For a program to be effective, the body must be steadily overloaded in a progressive manner. This improves results, but it also trains the body to tolerate higher and higher workloads. One of...

Prehab

Prehab

What if there was an exercise, or a group of exercises that if done consistently, addressed a common area of weakness or one that often gets injured? That is one definition of prehab and it is one of the areas of focus for Injury Prevention Project. But prehab is more...

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"Be true to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age. It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do."

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"Be true to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age. It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson #changeyourmindset #philosophy #quotes #motivationalquotes #exercisequotes
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“We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.”

~Carson McCullers

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“We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.” ~Carson McCullers #changeyourmindset #philosophy #quotes #motivationalquotes #exercisequotes
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"Freedom begins between the ears."

~Edward Abbey

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"Freedom begins between the ears." ~Edward Abbey #changeyourmindset #philosophy #quotes #motivationalquotes #exercisequotes
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"Anything I lost, I wasn't supposed to have.

And anybody I lost I wasn't supposed to be around.

Simple."

~Nipsey Hussle

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"Anything I lost, I wasn't supposed to have. And anybody I lost I wasn't supposed to be around. Simple." ~Nipsey Hussle #changeyourmindset #philosophy #quotes #motivationalquotes #exercisequotes
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"Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace."

~Dalai Lama

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"Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace." ~Dalai Lama #changeyourmindset #philosophy #quotes #motivationalquotes #exercisequotes
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Trust the wait.
Embrace the uncertainty.
Enjoy the beauty of becoming.
When nothing is certain,
anything is possible.

~Mandy Hale

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Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible. ~Mandy Hale #changeyourmindset #philosophy #quotes #motivationalquotes #exercisequotes
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“The practice of art isn't to make a living. It's to make your soul grow.”

~Kurt Vonnegut

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“The practice of art isn't to make a living. It's to make your soul grow.” ~Kurt Vonnegut #changeyourmindset #philosophy #quotes #motivationalquotes #exercisequotes
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"It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation."

~Herman Melville

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"It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." ~Herman Melville #changeyourmindset #philosophy #quotes #motivationalquotes #exercisequotes
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"All that you touch you change.
All that you change changes you.
The only lasting truth is change."

~Octavia Butler

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"All that you touch you change. All that you change changes you. The only lasting truth is change." ~Octavia Butler #changeyourmindset #philosophy #quotes #motivationalquotes #exercisequotes
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