With the goal of trying to increase the Performance Therapy® experience, we have developed the online video library. Here, our patients can access a fantastic resource for free to help them get better even faster. If you are not a patient you can still have access to the library for an annual fee of $99. Contact Performance Therapy for more information.
There are three categories to the Performance Therapy Exercise Library.
The neurological resets are comprised of exercises that are designed to build functional neural pathways between brain and muscular system that are fundamental to human movement. It is a relearning or reinforcing of the "original" movement program we as humans all went through as infants before we earned the right to get on two feet and walk. Rolling on the ground and crawling are components of this seemingly basic but extremely crucial component of proper, efficient movement.
The warmup and foam rolling section will provide an increase of range of motion, myofacial release, and prepare the muscles for corrective exercise and higher levels of activity. Static stretching has shown to be of benefit but dynamic stretching and range of motion increases BEFORE exercising can be just as beneficial if not more important.
Corrective exercise section of the video library is utilized to target dysfunctions discovered with the Functional Movement Screen. These exercises are used to accurately reestablish function within the basic movement pattern standards required for human movement. These will help to not only correct the 7 tests within the screen but will deter the body from compensating in an inefficient manner that could lead to future injury and pain.
"I have been running since the age of 15, raced in college and recently ran in the 2008 Olympic Marathon Trials. I was basically injury free until 2 months post trials. It was at that point that the 140 miles per week caught up with me and my idea that I was "indestructible" was put to rest. Running to me is like sleep; a necessity to function properly every day. When I discussed this with a client of mine, she immediately referred me to Mike Danenberg. I have been a firm believer in his services ever since.
Mike was able to correct a hamstring problem in a very short period of time to allow me to race a marathon. After that, I had a major accident on the trails in which I thought my running would be sidelined for months. Mike was again able to fix that problem with ART treatments and had me back running immediately. I then managed to have another issue in my right leg that allowed me to run no more than 4 minutes at a time without excruciating pain. Mike assured me that my running career was not over and with several treatments I could come back strong. A few weeks later I was up to an hour of running again. I can't thank him enough for helping me through this tough year of injuries. I now know that it is important to monitor even the smallest pains and twinges in order to prevent more serious injuries in the future.
I have referred many of my teammates, friends, and even my fiancé to Mike. He has been able to help all of them get back to normal training schedules. As a Registered Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer myself, I am certain that Mike knows his stuff! He is able to describe to me exactly what he is doing and the reason for the treatment. I will continue to highly recommend his services in the future!"