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  • “Back to School” for Hip Patients using Thera-Band elastic resistance

    June 18, 2012

    If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our email updates for new blog posts. Thanks for visiting!Patients with hip osteoarthritis often have pain and decreased function. In addition, hip patients often exhibit muscle weakness, which often remains even after hip replacement surgery. In Germany, a group exercise program called “Hip School” has […]

  • New Academy Faculty in Brazil

    June 1, 2012

    The Academy is pleased to introduce the newest international faculty member of the Thera-Band Academy, Rosana Lessa PT. Rosana is a physical therapist in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  Rosana recently completed her training with Dr. Phil Page, Director of Thera-Band Academy. She was accompanied by Marcelo Reis, director of Chantal Orthopedic Products, the authorized Thera-Band distributor […]

  • Thera-Band exercises help improve shoulder muscle balance in tennis players

    May 31, 2012

    NOTE: Occasionally, I’ll come across an article from a few years ago (pre-blog era) that’s “blog-worthy”…here’s another! An imbalance in shoulder muscle strength is thought to be an injury risk factor for overhead athletes (Wang 2001). The overhead throwing motion is characterized by a concentric contraction of the internally rotating muscles during acceleration and eccentric contraction of […]

  • Thera-Band Roller Massager featured for Self Myofascial Release

    May 30, 2012

    Mike Reinold PT ATC CSCS, Head Athletic Trainer of the Boston Red Sox, recently featured the Thera-Band® Roller Massager on his blog, MikeReinold.com. As Mike stated, I must admit that the Thera-Band stick is my current go-to massage stick device.  I was a little skeptical at first about the ridges, thinking it was just a way […]

  • What to look for at the ACSM Annual Meeting

    May 28, 2012

    Several members of the Performance Health Scientific Advisory Committee (TRAC) will have their research presented on Thera-Band® and Biofreeze® products at the 59th annual American College of Sports Medicine meeting in San Francisco this week, May 30-June 2.  Several other studies supported by the Academy will be presented as well.   Wednesday, May 30 Thiebaud […]

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