Tight is NOT strong…

When a range of motion (ROM) has been restricted (or “tight”), the potential strength in that part of the ROM is not developed.  Strengthening is key!  So hand-in-hand with the Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), we utilize the Active Isolated Strengthening (I’ve nicknamed it “+S”).  Opening joint ROM becomes more effective when one has the +S to own it.  When the basic +S of the joint is established, it becomes a safe option to use this new ROM for other purposes (such as sports specific training).  

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