Category Archives : Injury Prevention

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Best Recovery Exercises after a Knee Surgery

So it happened: you’ve had a knee surgery and now you are coming back to training. Remember to start really slow, don’t rush anywhere, and always advise with your doctor first, as every person’s recovery is different. When you start strengthening your legs again, you should start with exercises that don’t put too much load on your knee joint. But you […]


Prevent Repetitive Motion Injuries with Air Bench

You practice your shots for hours over and over… It seems to be a “known fact” that repetitive motions cause injuries. Maybe you have developed one too. But is that statement really true? Yes and no. If your joints are stable and functional, and you repeat the same motion over and over, your muscles get tired before the healthy joint would get […]


Treat Painful Shoulders with Arm Circles

Our bodies are optimally functional when to posture is correct – slightly sway back, curvature in the neck, head sits directly over the shoulders (not forward as we can see everywhere around us). Shoulders should be aligned over the hips that are directly above the knees that are directly above the ankles. This is the ideal that we always want […]


Knee Pain Relief with Myofascial Release

Ouch, knee pain – tendinitis, damaged meniscus cartilage, bursitis, damaged ligaments or arthritis of the knee… Even Rafael Nadal knows how extremely debilitating a knee pain can be. Every step you take, there’s an irritating pain. Your movement is inhibited and your hopes for a good match are fading away. The steady improvement that you strive for in tennis seems […]


Healthy Shoulders, Wrists, Lower Back, Hips and Knees with the Wheel Stretch

Our modern life style creates a “forward” posture, where the head is tilted forward instead of being straight over the shoulders. Shoulders are rounded and moved forward instead of being perfectly above the hips. Lower back has lost its natural sway curvature. The body is fighting to keep its balance and some muscles are working way too hard for that. That’s […]