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Midfoot Sprain/Lisfranc Injury Supportive Taping Using Leukotape

I’ve used this Herringbone pattern taping technique on several types of injuries including an x-ray confirmed midfoot sprain, a swimmer with excessive foot motion and a runner putting in high mileage.

It is especially effective for complex bony structures that support the body in full weight bearing. The foot is a great example as it is made from 7 tarsal bones, 5 metacarpal bones and 14 phalanges- that’s 26 bones connected and stabilized as you […]

By |March 18th, 2014|Categories: Tape It Up!|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Foam Roller Routine For Self Massage, Fascial Release and Stretching

Introduction To The Fascial Network In Your Body
Fascial tissue is the strong and pliable connective tissue covering the muscles and bones and helps suspend the organs. Myofascia surrounding the muscle bundles together to create the tendons of the muscle. It is responsible for tissue gliding and fluid, ion, oxygen and toxin exchange. When this tissue becomes dehydrated and dense, it constricts the muscles.

Think of a plastic bag to store food. When the bag is […]

By |February 28th, 2014|Categories: We Love Massage|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments