Rehabilitative Exercise

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on rehabilitative exercise...
COPD – its not just your lungs

COPD – its not just your lungs

Sixteen million Americans have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a condition characterized by ...
Walk on cobblestones to improve your balance and blood pressure

Walk on cobblestones to improve your balance and blood pressure

In today’s modern age, we’re missing out on something - irregularity. In particular, challenging ourselves to walk ...
Poor sleep leads to athletic injuries

Poor sleep leads to athletic injuries

Getting regular sleep is one of the most important gifts you can give yourself. The health benefits are ...
A lot of shoulder rehab is backward

A lot of shoulder rehab is backward

Many common shoulder problems show up, at least in part, as tightness or limitations in the range of motion. If ...
Stretching your IT Band doesn’t help much – but here’s an alternative

Stretching your IT Band doesn’t help much – but here’s an alternative

To relieve stress on the IT Band you have to learn to shift your weight properly.
This exercise is way better than the bridge

This exercise is way better than the bridge

The forward pelvic shift is a better alternative to the bridge exercise for core support and low back pain prevention.
Simple gluteal exercise

Simple gluteal exercise

Simple gluteal strengthening exercise.
Best exercise to strengthen your toes

Best exercise to strengthen your toes

Perform heel raises with your toes on a folded towel to increase toe strength.
Another reason bouncing back from an injury can be a challenge

Another reason bouncing back from an injury can be a challenge

Once you've injured your muscles or joints, it can be a challenge to return to full activity without further risk. ...
Protect your knees by walking fast. Five minutes will do it.

Protect your knees by walking fast. Five minutes will do it.

Humans are designed to move. But now we’re learning that we’re also designed to move fast. A team of ...
Why badminton is so good for you

Why badminton is so good for you

The social benefits of exercising with others lead to improved health.
Tight hip joints and what you can do about them

Tight hip joints and what you can do about them

Useful limbering exercises for tight hip joints.

Nordic hamstring exercises and why you need them

Eccentric training of the hamstrings with Nordic hamstring curls reduces the incidence of hamstring injuries.
Running biomechanics and the “preferred path” theory

Running biomechanics and the “preferred path” theory

The preferred path model of running biomechanics points to a new way to help runners improve speed and prevent injury.

Running is healthy for your knees

Scientists now believe that running helps prevent knee arthritis, not cause it.

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