Star Excursion Balance Test: Your Key to Injury Recovery & Return to Sport

By dpope2020

August 29, 2023

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Star Excursion Balance Test: Your Key to Injury Recovery & Return to Sport!

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In today's episode we go over the Star Excursion Balance Test: Your Key to Injury Recovery & Return to Sport!

Welcome coaches and clinicians to another video!

🔥 Are you assessing postural control and balance deficits in your rehabilitation practice before sending athletes back to sport? 

🏋️‍♂️ In this video, we're diving deep into the Star Excursion Balance Test – a game-changer for rehabilitation and manual therapy pros like you!

🦶Imagine having a clear way to measure dynamic postural control to tell if your patients are ready to get back on the field.  From lateral ankle sprains to ACL injuries and beyond, we've got you covered. No more guesswork, no more endless calculations.

 📐Learn how to set up this test with precision, measure limb length adjustments, and decipher clinically meaningful changes in just a few minutes.

⏱️ Say goodbye to the time-consuming eight-direction assessment and welcome the modified version that streamlines your workflow.

💪Ready to enhance your rehab strategy? Watch now and gain the tools you need to bring athletes back stronger than ever! 

World's best balance,


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