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Activcore Educates Princeton University's Field Hockey Team

Posted by Activcore Physical Therapy & Performance on August 19, 2019 at 1:02 AM

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Michelle Cesan, former Princeton University Field Hockey Player and member of the USA National Field Hockey Team, had been dealing with back issues for over a year. She reported, “Though I was able to get temporary relief through heat, massage and chiropractic means, nothing lasted more than a day.” Her coaches, trainers and doctors were unsure of the root cause of her symptoms, since both the MRI and bone scan were negative. Michelle was beginning to think she would have to live with the pain. That was until an Athletic Trainer from Princeton University recommended Activcore.

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Topics: Movement Assessment, Pain Relief Treatments, Performance training

Activcore Helps Professional Hockey Players Develop a Smarter, Balanced Body

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Three times a year, I now have the exciting opportunity to teach Redcord suspension and the power of neuromuscular activation to the Washington Capitals Hockey Team. The Capitals first installed Redcord into their athletic training room in 2011, and now they utilize the equipment and training methods as part of their workout routine for NHL and farm team players.

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Topics: SFMA, Movement Assessment, Performance training

Why do I integrate the SFMA into my physical therapy?

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When evaluating clients early in my career, I would always focus just on their painful areas. When treating those painful spots, I would sometimes be successful, but often I would have to search elsewhere on the body in order to achieve any significant relief of pain. I had no clear cut path or system to zero in on the actual source of their pain. That was until I took the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) a few years ago with Mike Voight as the head instructor.

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Topics: SFMA, Movement Assessment, Pain Relief Treatments