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09
Feb

Bringing more Fun into Golf: PGA Superstores

We appreciate industry leaders who get it when it comes to kids and making both the equipment AND the game better. Dick Sullivan gets that “better” isn’t just about the technology that improves and helps sell more equipment.  He talks about bringing more fun into the game of golf and helping others understand the importance […]

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09
Aug

Tennis Anatomy

If you’ve ever wondered what the inside of your body is doing while you are feverishly trying to improve your serve, here’s a book that will boggle your mind. “Tennis Anatomy” includes more than 194 full color illustrations of the inner workings of your body (above right). You’ll understand your muscles and how they function […]

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05
Jul

The Sleep Cycle and the Truth about Over-The-Counter Sleep Aids

During the night, your sleep follows a predictable pattern, moving back and forth between deep restorative sleep (deep sleep) and more alert stages and dreaming (REM sleep). Together, the stages of REM and non-REM sleep form a complete sleep cycle that repeats until you wake up. Getting good, restorative sleep is not just a matter […]

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01
Jul

Use of BodyHelix for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Tom Parker, MD Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) refers to the pain experienced when muscles are stretched eccentrically that most athletes have experienced at some time in their life. If you are young, you may have observed it in your father when he complained of aching after starting an exercise program. If you are a […]

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01
Jul

Volleyball and BodyHelix

Tom Parker, MD Our athletes have informed us that the PatellaHelix is ideal for volley ball players. We learned that these athletes wear a patellar support under their knee pads for management of Jumper’s Knee (patellar tendonitis), a very common injury for sports that involve jumping. During the May 23, 2011 Mid-Atlantic Power League Volleyball […]

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01
Jul

Comfort, Comfort, BodyHelix, Comfort

by Tom Parker, MD Physicians have advised rest, ice, compression and elevation for decades in the management of acute injury and rehabilitation. There is little to support this advice but we all know it works. Based on the use of compression devices in athletes, either for performance or pain and injury management, we continue to […]

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