Welcome to Performance Care, the blog site for Advanced Chiropractic & Rehab. We'll regularly post exercise and stretching videos. Also, please feel free to post questions/comments. We'll get back to you as soon as we can. If you'd like to be added to our newsletter letting you know when new exercises are posted, visit our website listed below. *To post a comment, click on "comments" link at the bottom of the post.

Our clinic specializes in successfully treating athletic injuries, pregnancy related pain, peripheral nerve entrapments (numbness in the extremities), jaw joint problems (TMJ), and headaches. These are also great topics for questions, in additon to those on general injuries, athletic performance enhancement, and nutritional advice.

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Disclaimer: one should always consult a health professional before beginning or modifying an exercise routine. The replies posted by Dr. Iodice are meant to help readers figure out a course of action and as general advice, but it is impossible to diagnose a physical problem without a proper examination.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Calve stretch

When the weather heats up a lot of people will start cramping.  Cramping in the calves is one of the most common locations for cramps.  While stretching alone will not clear you of cramps it can help.  Dont forget to get plenty of fluids this week while it is heating up outside. 

Follow this easy to do video and you will have those calves stretched out in no time!!

Monday, June 23, 2014

Calf Stretch

Make sure you are stretching your calves correctly.  If you do not have proper muscle length and tone in the calf muscles (gastroc and soleus) you can drastically affect your ability to walk correctly.  Follow this simple video to help ensure you keep your muscles working and functioning correctly.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Perfect Warm-UP for softball

Make sure that you are doing everything you can to help keep yourself healthy this spring.  If you are playing softball or baseball you want to make sure you are getting your muscles ready for the load that is going to be placed on them.  When you are throwing you are using your Serratus Anterior muscle.  you may not think of this muscle or read a lot about it but it is important for stabilizing the shoulder.  Watch our video and see how you can do the Push-UP Plus exercise to help strengthen and warm this muscle up before you play softball or baseball.

Push-Up Plus Demonstration Video