Help Yourself Improve Dorsiflexion A Little More

Ankle-Dorsiflexion Range of Motion After Ankle Self-Stretching Using a Strap Jeon I, Kwon O, Yi C, Cynn H, & Hwang U. J Athl Train. Published Online First: December 3, 2015; DOI: 10.4085/1062-6050-51.1.01 Full Text Freely Available Take Home Message: A...

Thick Joint Capsules Could Spell Limited Range of Motion

Posterior shoulder capsules are thicker and stiffer in healthy college baseball players: A quantitative assessment using shear-wave ultrasound elastography. Takenage T, Sugimoto KS, Goto H, Nozaki M, Fukuyoshi M, Tsuchiya A, Murase A, Ono T and Otsuka T. Am J Sports...

Is One Ankle Brace as Good as Another?

Biomechanical comparison of 3 ankle braces with and without free rotation in the sagittal plane. Alfuth M, Klein D, Koch R, Rosenbaum D. J of Athl Training. 2014; 49(5): 608-616. Full Text Freely Available Take Home Message: In both passive and dynamic conditions,...

Prophylactic Treatment of Joint Stiffness

An evaluation of prophylactic treatments to prevent post-traumatic joint stiffness. Efird W, Kellam P, et al. J Orthop Res. 2014;32(11):1520-4. doi: 10.1002/jor.22700. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25073544 Take Home Message: Three agents that target different...