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December 28

Paralette L Sit Progression – Double Knee Tuck with Toe Taps

This is a higher level isometric exercise, and should be approached with a proper progression. Points of performance: Paralette width should be set up from your elbow to the end of the finger tips, squeeze shoulders down and back, while focusing on actively pressing hands away from the handles. Starting at position 1, you should…

December 28

Side Plank Clams

Clams are great for building lateral hip strength, but like all exercises they need to be progressed for increased challenge. Adding a side plank with rotation will target both hips. The bottom hip needs to stabilize while the top hip creates movement.

September 29

Important Muscles for Runners to Foam Roll

Below are a group of muscles that every runner should foam roll prior (to increase blood flow) to your run and also after to improve blood flow/ speed up the recovery of the muscle. Calves – help control plantar flexion and dorsiflexion of the foot. These muscles allow to push off the ground and propel…

September 29

The Anatomy of a Punch

The Anatomy of a Punch Throwing a punch is usually thought of as an upper body movement but it is actually full body movement that starts from the ground up. The force used to deliver a powerful punch begins from the feet – when we push into the ground, the ground pushes back into us,…

July 26

6 Resistance Band Exercises That Will Make You Stronger with Men’s Health

Feel the burn—without the back pain BY  EMILY ABBATE There are few things less sexy than having back problems (something I know all too well). You feel old. You feel out of commission. You feel totally and utterly hopeless. But what if we were to tell you that there’s a way to alleviate some of…

July 20

7 Ab Strengthening Moves You Can Perform With Back Pain

Article for Men’s Health by Emily Abbate In the summertime, six-pack abs are just as desirable as a cold six-pack of brews. But if you’re one of the 80 to 90 percent of Americans affected by back pain at some point in their life, crushing ab workouts is much more difficult than crushing Bud Heavies.…

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June 14

Tips for anterior hip tightness:

As we know, prolonged sitting has many effects on the body, and so many people spend so many hours sitting! One common complaint is tightness and lack of mobility in the hips. When the body is positioned with the hips and knees at 90 degrees, the muscles in the front of the hip shorten and…

May 25

The Various Manual Therapies offered at Bespoke Treatments

Most physical therapists use a variety of manual therapies depending on the goal of treatment, patient pain level and their day-to-day presentation. Manual therapy can include any interventions the therapist performs on the patient while the patient is passive. Below you can learn a little about different manual therapy approaches used by therapists at Bespoke…

March 30

Foam Rolling for Recovery

Doctor of Physical Therapy Daniel Giordano demonstrates how to properly use your foam roller, for a full body warm up. 

March 9

Beyond the Practice: Emily Lesinski

Here at Bespoke Treatments we understand the importance of community, but also understand that we can not effectively take part unless we value community from a smaller perspective, the individuals who make Bespoke the practice that it is. As part of, Beyond the Practice, we are excited to highlight the strengths and differences that each of our therapists and team members possess, and how they add value, and shape the culture here at Bespoke Treatments. We will continue to give you a better understanding of what drives our therapist's to deliver such exceptional service, how they participate within their own micro communities, and why they love everything that they do; helping you achieve your goals

March 2

Swerve Madness Recovery Workshop with Dan Giordano

Every March, Swerve Fitness hosts their annual Swerve Madness competition. Participants pick a partner and ride it out for a month long community challenge. Multiple categories mean more ways to score additional swerve points and rewards! If you’re attending most days this month,  with a particular goal in mind, you’ll need a particular method of recovery!  Dan…

February 20

Bespoke Treatments X Nike NYC

Cultivating relationships within a community who values connection is what drives us here at Bespoke Treatments. To work in tandem with a company, like Nike, that facilities these community connections through run clubs, activities, and events is a partnership we're inspired by.