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How Can I Help Your Athletes Battling Chronic Pain From Intense Training and Injuries?

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ATHLETES & TEAMS

Male Swimmers

I specialize in providing customized soft tissue pain relief and mobility solutions for elite athletes.  I would love to become part of your sport performance team offering my expertise to athletes & teams looking to enhance performance and well-being,  prevent soft tissue injuries and prepare injured athletes to return to competition.

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Key Muscle Groups:

  • Shoulders (Deltoids, Rotator Cuff): Crucial for the arm rotation and propulsion.

  • Back (Latissimus Dorsi, Trapezius): Important for pulling motion.

  • Core (Abdominals, Obliques, Lower Back): Essential for maintaining body position and stability.

  • Legs (Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Calves): Used for kicking and maintaining speed.

  • Arms (Biceps, Triceps, Forearms): Important for pulling through the water.

Common Injuries:

  • Shoulder Injuries: Rotator cuff tendinitis, impingement syndrome, and swimmer’s shoulder.

  • Knee Injuries: Patellar tendinitis from repetitive kicking.

  • Lower Back Injuries: Strains and overuse injuries from body rotation.

1.Freestyle (Front Crawl)

Key Muscle Groups:

  • Shoulders (Deltoids, Rotator Cuff): Used extensively for arm rotation.

  • Back (Latissimus Dorsi, Trapezius): Crucial for pulling motion.

  • Core (Abdominals, Obliques, Lower Back): Important for body alignment and rotation.

  • Legs (Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Calves): Used for flutter kicking.

  • Neck Muscles: Used to maintain head position.

Common Injuries:

  • Shoulder Injuries: Similar to freestyle, including rotator cuff tendinitis and swimmer’s shoulder.

  • Lower Back Injuries: Strains from hyperextension and body rotation.

  • Neck Strains: From maintaining head position and alignment.

2. Backstroke

Key Muscle Groups:

  • Shoulders (Deltoids, Rotator Cuff): Used for the pull-out phase.

  • Chest (Pectorals): Important for the pulling motion.

  • Legs (Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Adductors, Calves): Crucial for the frog kick.

  • Core (Abdominals, Obliques, Lower Back): Important for body position and movement.

Common Injuries:

  • Knee Injuries: Medial collateral ligament (MCL) strains and patellar tendinitis from the frog kick.

  • Hip Injuries: Adductor strains and hip flexor tendinitis.

  • Shoulder Injuries: Less common but can include rotator cuff strains.

3. Breaststroke

Key Muscle Groups:

  • Shoulders (Deltoids, Rotator Cuff): Essential for the powerful arm motion.

  • Back (Latissimus Dorsi, Trapezius): Important for pulling through the water.

  • Core (Abdominals, Obliques, Lower Back): Crucial for undulating movement and stability.

  • Legs (Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Calves): Used for the dolphin kick.

  • Chest (Pectorals): Important for the pulling motion.

Common Injuries:

  • Shoulder Injuries: High risk of rotator cuff tendinitis and swimmer’s shoulder due to intense arm movements.

  • Lower Back Injuries: Strains from the undulating motion and body position.

  • Knee Injuries: Patellar tendinitis from the dolphin kick.

4. Butterfly

Key Muscle Groups:

  • Combination of all the muscle groups used in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.

  • Requires well-rounded muscle development and flexibility.

Common Injuries:

  • Prone to any of the injuries listed above, depending on the weakest link or most stressed muscle group during the transitions between strokes.

5. Individual Medley (IM)

In professional Olympic swimming, the most commonly used and injured muscles can vary depending on the stroke and the events in which the swimmer specializes. Here’s a breakdown of the key muscle groups and common injuries by stroke:

HOW CAN I BENEFIT YOUR TEAM?

Incorporating routine neuromuscular/ myofascial soft tissue therapy into training regimens that specifically targets the following key muscles utilized in Mixed Martial Arts my treatments promote enhanced range of motion and alleviate pain, you gain the following competitive advantages: 

Enhanced Recovery:

Speed up muscle repair, reduce post-game soreness, and optimize recovery time between intense training sessions.

Improved Flexibility

ncrease your range of motion, allowing for fluid and efficient movements that give you an edge on the field.

Mental Focus: 

Reduce stress and anxiety, improve mental clarity, and enhance overall well-being, allowing you to perform at your best.

Injury Prevention and Recovery

I prioritize the well-being of your athletes and aim to reduce the risk of injuries. Trained in Neuromuscular Therapy, FST-Neuromyofascial Tissue Practice, and Vodder Certified Manual Lymph Drainage, enabling me to identify potential areas of weakness or imbalance and provide targeted treatments to prevent injuries. In case of injuries, we offer effective recovery strategies to expedite healing and get your players back in the game.

Pain Relief and Management:

I address muscle imbalances, release tension, and identify potential injury-prone areas, helping avoid setbacks and stay in peak condition. I understand that football players often experience chronic pain due to the physical demands of the sport. I have  extensive experience in managing and alleviating pain through personalized soft therapy sessions. I work closely with your athletic team to understand their pain patterns and provide relief, allowing them to focus on their performance without discomfort.

Whether you're aiming to boost your performance for an upcoming event, prevent or recover from injuries, or manage chronic pain, I've got you covered!  When you book a session with me, there's no  guessing which soft tissue is causing your discomfort because pain has a pattern. 📍 Discover the pain patterns that can provide valuable insights into your condition by simply tapping the button below. ⬇️

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CAUSING YOUR PAIN

Mobile Detailed Soft Tissue Therapy to Get You Relief.  prolong sports careers by helping pro athletes, reduce the possibility, of injury and the loss of mobility. Let me help you do what you love, for longer. Whether you're a aspiring or current pro athlete aiming to boost your performance for an upcoming event, prevent or recover from injuries, or a retired pro athlete   managing chronic pain, I've got you covered!  When you book a session with me, there's no  guessing which soft tissue is causing your discomfort because pain has a pattern. 

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