Foam Rolling: What’s the Big Deal?

Versione Italiana: What is “Foam Rolling”? Foam Rolling is a method of self-myofascial release, that uses a cylindrical tube of compressed foam, known as “foam roller”. Foam Rolling is a form of self-massage that allows you to apply deep pressure and is often performed in order to increase flexibility, reduce muscle soreness (a.k.a. DOMS … More Foam Rolling: What’s the Big Deal?

Stretching 101: How, When & Why to Stretch.

Versione Italiana: What is Stretching? Stretching is a type of physical exercise that aims to elongate the muscle that is being stretched (and its tendon too, which is the tissue that connects the muscle to the bone). Stretching exercises can be implemented in 2 ways (or in a combination) of these: 1) Passive Stretching … More Stretching 101: How, When & Why to Stretch.

What is a “Physiotherapist”?

(Versione Italiana: sotto) A Physiotherapist (also known as Physical Therapist) is a healthcare provider who helps people maximize their movement, functional ability and quality of life. Physiotherapists can work autonomously, or in collaboration with other health care professionals, performing interventions related to prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in the areas of motor skills, superior cortical functions, … More What is a “Physiotherapist”?