Exercises

Bill Cioffredi, PT, Cioffredi & Associates Founder

The Secret to Effective Stretching

When we think about stretching, it’s often with the idea that it’s like taking a piece of leather and, using force, mechanically stretching it out. One of the problems with this idea is that tissue, like Turkish taffy, gets thinner and weaker as we stretch it out.

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Prevent golf injuries with stretching

Stay Ready Fore Tee Time

Stay Ready for Tee Time Golf: An Excellent Sport and Leisure Activity Involving Exercise, Socialization, and Competition The average golfer will repeat a swing pattern thousands of times in a season as they attempt to hone their skill and improve performance. This repetitive activity is a major factor for the…

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Piriformis Muscle Sciatic Nerve

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome: That Pain in the Butt! What is the Piriformis? The piriformis muscle is located deep in the buttock region behind the large gluteal muscle, and connects the lower spine to the top of each femur (thigh bone). The sciatic nerve (the largest nerve in the body) usually runs…

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Off-Season Training Gains

Off-Season Training Gains The off-season is the perfect time to build a foundation for improvement.  For the dedicated athlete that is always asking “What can I do to get better?” one answer is weight training. The easiest way to increase an athlete’s strength is by getting them in the gym….

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