Friday, August 14, 2009
Tuesday August 22, 2009 Dr. Rae was asked to speak to the East Valley Runners club. He spoke with them about joint health and common running injuries. He performed some functional movement assessments on a few runners to demonstrate how certain joint restrictions and muscle imbalances can limit performance and lead to injury. The East Valley Runners club was a great audience, and Dr. Rae looks forward to speaking with them again.
Monday, July 27, 2009
Once again Dr. Rae has had the privilege of helping with a fundraiser for local youth football players. This time he helped the Arizona Competitive Youth Football League by donating funds from players physicals to the league. You can find more about the ACYFL by clicking here.
On July 18, 2009 Dr. Rae was invited to speak at the Arizona Competitive Youth Football League coaches meeting about dehydration and injury prevention. Dehydration is of particular concern here in Arizona, and many of the coaches had a lot of questions about how to best prevent their players from being effected. He also spoke about the best ways to prevent injuries. One of the techniques he talked about is a dynamic warm up rather than stretching before games and practices.
Dr. Rae was invited to speak with the Mesa High Jackrabbits football team on July 17, 2009. He did a presentation on kinesio tape. Many of the football players were impressed by the benefits of kinesio tape and hope to take advantage of Dr. Rae's certification during their upcoming season.