Entries by Erson Religioso

Knee Tilt Mobilizations – Improve Knee Flexion Past 90

This is one of my favorite old school manual therapy techniques I learned while in Fellowship with the University of St. Augustine. When my current techniques of tibial IR, lateral tibial glide, or other Functional Mobilizations I do in closed chain don’t work to improve knee flexion, I try this knee tilt. It can be […]

[REVIEW] Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

  After being in PT for almost 20 years, I’ve spent the last 5 years looking at methods outside of traditional physical therapy and patient education. Everyone is searching for the elusive magic bullet that will help the non-responders. That is why I started studying mindfulness, nutrition, and sleep. I’ve touched upon sleep here before. […]

Eccentric Heel Drop Cues For An Achilles Tendinopathy

Eccentric heel drops are a great and evidenced way to treat Achilles tendinopathy. However, many times, there is a mobility issue in ankle dorsiflexion, lateral tibial glide and/or tibial internal rotation. This often causes the heel to move medially thus causing relative tibial external rotation during ankle dorsiflexion. This further promotes the poor acceptance of […]