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The Best Thing to Do to Keep an Injury from Turning Into Chronic Pain

MOVEMENT IS MEDICINE This is a phrase that we use a lot at Pro+Kinetix. It’s a key concept we constantly explain to our patients. This is a common scenario where an injury, such as a sprain, or something more serious, doesn’t always resolve completely and becomes long-term chronic pain. These are situations in which we …

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What is Contract-Relax Stretching, and how does it work?

PNF stretching is a type of contract-relax stretching. Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) is an abbreviation for proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation. What exactly does that imply? It means that the stretching response is aided by innate reflexes. To perform contract-relax stretching, isometrically contract the opposing muscle first. Then, after contracting, try to stretch the intended target point …

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