Let Us Help You Find Your Strength
As a national leader in rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network is focused on helping you or a loved one recover from illness or injury as well as preventing the need for rehab whenever possible. Find a convenient Spaulding location near you, or watch these simple exercise videos to help you avoid injury.
Running health exercises
RUN CIRCLES AROUND
Here are three exercises to keep you on track.
This exercise strengthens your arches and ankles, while helping you focus on maintaining balance.Watch the video >
Both standing and walking lunges can help you practice correct foot striking technique.Watch the video >
If you have tightness in your hips or thighs, this exercise can help loosen up your muscles before a run.Watch the video >
Back strength exercises
HAVE A GOOD BACK,
NOT A BAD BACK
Here are four exercises you can do to strengthen muscles to support your back.
The Cat-Cow exercise is a great way to learn how to move your spine gently, and can help you focus on controlling your spine.Watch the video >
Bird Dog is an exercise that activates your abdominal muscles, lower back and hip muscles, all of which build core stability and can help you maintain a neutral spine.Watch the video >
The Plank is a stabilization and core conditioning exercise that helps support your back.Watch the video >
Hip strength is vital to maintaining a healthy back and knees. Clamshells strengthen your hip muscles, which assist in stabilizing your back and pelvis when you perform everyday activities such as walking and running.Watch the video >
Knee strength exercises
A LEG UP
ON KNEE INJURY
Here are four exercises you can do to strengthen your knees.
Squats can be one of the best ways to strengthen your lower body and support healthy knees and a healthy back.Watch the video >
A simple yet effective exercise, the Calf Raise improves lower leg strength, ankle mobility and leg alignment, all of which contribute to knee health.Watch the video >
The Quad Stretch is an excellent way to reduce stress on your knees and lower back, whether from running or the strain of everyday activities.Watch the video >
The Calf Stretch helps promote ankle mobility, which is an essential component for maintaining strong, healthy knees as well as ensuring good positioning through your hips and lower back.Watch the video >
The Spaulding difference
From the competitive athlete to the weekend warrior, you'll want the best rehab team for your care.
Athletes of all ages and skill levels who have experienced pain or suffered an injury while participating in a sport can find state-of-the-art clinical care within the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. As a leader in rehabilitative care, we use the latest technology and research to treat a range of conditions, helping patients return to their activities as quickly and safely as possible.
Using a multidisciplinary team approach, each patient at the Spaulding Network is evaluated individually to define his or her rehabilitative needs. Our team consists of therapists, board-certified physicians, nutritionists, and spine care specialists; some team members are also certified athletic trainers.
Spaulding's program covers a range of conditions, from strains and sprains to muscle, tendon and ligament tears and repair. From acute sports injuries, tendonitis, hand injuries, shoulder dislocation and surgery, to foot and ankle dysfunction.