Tag Archives: athlete

12 Fri

Cupping makes an Olympic debut, but we’ve been doing it for years.

Cupping makes an Olympic debut Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   The New York Times and other media outlets have picked up on the purple marks on Olympic athletes’ bodies and it seems that cupping is the new craze.  Just like Kinesiotaping and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue...
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15 Thu

Does compression clothing work?

Does compression clothing work? Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   Occasionally, I’ll talk about compression socks with my patients.  But these patients generally have poor circulation or swelling in their lower extremities and I suggest a way to augment their venous return with some type of compression...
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07 Wed

How your warm up can save your knees

How your warm up can save your knees Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, CKTP, CGFI To continue with a previous post, how you warm up can really help protect your knees from injury.  An article in the New York Times outlines how a specific warm up program...
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