April, 2016 | Rebound Physical Therapy

Improve Ankle Range of Motion for Your Squats! Here’s How…

One of the biggest predictors of back pain is restrictions in ankle joint range of motion (ROM), particularly ankle dorsiflexion (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19674683). Lack of dorsiflexion, due to ankle impingement, limits your squat depth which is needed to...

Why You Should Deep Squat, Correctly.

Not only is squatting important, but it is also imperative to do it through the full range. This allows proper stress across the full articulating surface of the knee and hip joint which promotes cartilage growth in those areas- less incidence of arthritis! However...

Perfecting the Squat

As noted in ourfirst posta squat is the most functional exercise you can perform. You do them everyday when you sit down and stand up or pick something up from the floor (or at least you should be!). With all of these movements, it is important to make sure you are...

The Squat!

You’ve seen it done a thousand times by a thousand people in a thousand different ways. It allows you to pick things up, put things down, rise out of bed, out of a car, and even go up and down stairs. What is this magical movement? The title gave it away…it’s The...