achilles

This week, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to our good friend Mike Ryan, PT, ATC, PES. Mike is the Head Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist for the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and the founder of MikeRyanFitness.com, an incredible resource for free sports medicine dedicated to keeping mature athletes healthy and active. Outside from his professional life, Mike’s [...]

Looking to cure sore muscles? Can’t seem to get the knots out no matter how long or how often you stretch? You’ve tried everything from heat therapy to an ice massage, but you just can’t get rid of that stiffness and pain in your legs? Instead of limping into your doctor’s office, take a run [...]

This past Sunday, the NFL lost yet another player, Jeff Cumberland (TE) for the NY Jets to an Achilles tendon tear. Sure, Cumberland certainly isn’t the most recognizable name in the NFL, but what is recognizable is the exorbitant amount of Achilles injuries that have already plagued the 2011 season, unofficially ten in preseason alone, [...]