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Land Bound: Dry-land Training for Triathletes

by Jeff Kittmer RMT With pools closing and wild swimming (a Brit term for lake/river swimming) frozen over, triathletes are having to become more creative in their training sessions. As an aspiring triathlete in the midst of a lockdown, I have been searching for ways...
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Tennis Elbow 101: Tips to Speed Your Recovery

by Jeff Kittmer RMT When working with a competitive tennis club, one of the most common complaints that I encounter is elbow pain; specifically, on the outside of the elbow. This often results from overuse, muscle fatigue, and high force loads during the backhand...
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Rotator Cuff Pain Relief – Just Keep Swinging

by Jeff Kittmer The shoulder is arguably one of our most mobile joints, and the most common site of injury. With its complex shape and rotator cuff support system, it is susceptible to strain and tears from repetitive movements that involve reaching overhead or...
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Soothing the Sole – Treating Plantar Fasciitis

by Jeff Kittmer Have you ever experienced foot pain in the morning as you take those first steps out of bed? Only to have the pain subside as the morning wears on. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot pain in athletes. Plantar fasciitis is an...