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 would like to highly recommend Mike Danenberg and his staff at performance therapy. As a 54 yr old runner and one who has competed since age 14 i thought i knew a good bit about running. After having Mike observe my form i felt like a running virgin. He showed me a much more efficeient form that would help reduce my injuries as well as keep my speed. He explains things in a very easy to understand method and is extremely patient with my many questions. He also has an excellent knack with young runners and puts them at ease right away. His work with my daughter and her shin problems was phenomenal. His approach of finding the cause of a pain and not just chasing the pain away is much more beneficial if you plan on being in this sport for the long haul. I would highly recommend mike and performance therapy if you are having any running related problems."