BBPT Health Tips: Quadriceps Stretch

Quadriceps Stretch   Hello folks! Beyond Basics Physical Therapy’s latest health tip is the quadriceps stretch! Muscles involved: The quadriceps. The quadriceps are a muscle group that has four separate muscle heads, (quads (four), ceps (heads), get it?). If you walk, you put these guys to work everyday. They work to extend (straighten) the knee …

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Welcome to Beyond Basics Physical Therapy’s monthly “Tip from your Physical Therapist!”

Fiona McMahon, DPT We are rolling out a new tip monthly to help you increase your fitness and general health. Today we will be going over a stretch. Before we get started, let’s go over some basics. The most common question I get asked when I give people a stretch to do is, “ should …

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Happy Marathon Training Season! Preserve your Performance with Beyond Basics Physical Therapy!

Fiona McMahon, DPT Marathon training season is just around the corner! If you are competing in the New York Marathon, it’s about time to lace up those sneakers and set off on your 18 or 20-week training plan. As an experienced marathon runner, I know personally the frustration and anxiety that can accompany being sidelined …

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