The Stick - Sprinter Stick (SG-1900)
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Sprinter Stick · silver grips · G-1900 Developed as a segmental stretching device for professional athletes, the silver Sprinter is 19” long with 9 working spindles. Most rigid of the small models, it is popular when used with a partner. Featured in USA Today.
- This yellow handled The Stick is the most flexible of the small Stick models
- 20" long with 10 therapeutic spindles to address most muscle groups with ease
- Preferred by those with lean muscle mass
- Reduces Muscle Soreness, Stiffness & Pain
- Accelerate muscle recovery and disperse the effects of lactic acid following activity
Accelerates Recovery Time
Muscle Soreness, Stiffness & Pain
Prepares Muscle for Rigors of Activity
Flushes Muscle from Rigors of Activity
Statement approved by the US Olympic Committee
Sports Medicine Division - July 2004
"The Stick is used as a training tool by athletes at the US Olympic Training Centers in Colorado Springs CO, Lake Placid NY, Marquette MI and Chula Vista CA."
Phil Jackson, Head Coach - LA Lakers
"I would recommend The Stick to all athletes."
Bob Anderson, Author of Bestseller...Stretching
"The Stick is the only body tool I have ever recommended for use on the calf of an elite athlete."
Loren Seagrave, Sprint and Hurdle Events
IAAF Level II World Coaching - Education Program
"Our athletes use The Stick to get the most out of their training, prevent injury and optimize their performance. You should too."
Norm Miller, Strength coach - Olympic Bobsled Team
"This simple Stick concept will change the future of sports by allowing the athlete to train harder and more frequently."
Who Uses the Stick?
Health Care Professionals, Athletes, Companies, Individuals...
Anyone can benefit from the Stick!
The Stick is widely used in hospitals and by all members of the healing arts, including physicians, chiropractors, massage therapists and other practitioners.
Some Stick benefits include:
Prepares muscle tissue for additional therapeutic procedures
Accurately documents offending myofascial trigger points
Supplants conventional and expensive modalities/procedures
Accentuates recovery through patient participation
Athletes in all sports and at all levels can benefit from the Stick. Many thousands of high school, college, university and Olympic athletes follow the lead of numerous professionals including: New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Miami Dolphins, Denver Broncos, Baltimore Orioles, San Diego
Some Stick benefits include:
Warms muscle without expending vital energy stores
Performs both general and segmental stretching procedures
Removes trigger point barriers to peak athletic performance
Enhances strength, flexibility and endurance
Accelerates muscle recovery and relieves pain
From corporate on-site massage to planned industrial wellness, The Stick is an effective modality for overworked and overstressed muscles. Companies "On The Stick" include: Miller Brewing, 3M Companies, Tenneco, Toshiba, Genuine Parts, Anheuser Busch, Web Marketing Associates and many others.
Some Stick benefits include:
Allows worker to prepare muscle tissue for activity
Provides unassisted stress relief without leaving work sight
Controls myofascial lesions associated with CTS
Prevents RSI by assuring compliant muscle
A Brief Overview
|The Stick has been the focus of numerous articles, manuscripts, awards and honors. Five independent studies corroborate its effectiveness and ongoing research continues to expand its boundaries.
||"Normal Muscles do not contain trigger points. Normal muscles have no taut bands of muscle fibers, are not tender to firm palpation,...and do not refer pain in response to applied pressure."
Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction, Janet G. Travell, MD & David G. Simons, MD
Physiology behind the Technology
Intracell Technology™ is founded on solid, scientific evidence in muscle physiology. It employs a sophistication that attracts top level athletes, performing artists and those who aspire to obtain peak physical performance.
Intracell Technology™ engages the use of a simple, easy to use tool called the The Stick. The Stick is a non-motorized device that is composed of a semi-rigid core around which independent, 1 inch spindles freely spin. This instrument was engineered to assist healthcare providers in the
deep manipulation of soft tissues such as muscle.
The Stick has proved to be highly effective at its intended function, but new evidence strongly suggests that the benefits of Intracell Technology™ far outpace its original intentions. Read "The Stick for Athletes"
to see the benefits of The Stick which were researched by Dr. Andrew Bonci of the Sport Biomechanics Laboratory in New York.
A Brief Review | The Stick for Athletes | The Stick at Work | Fibromyalgia & Trigger Points
The Stick helps to strengthen your muscles by employing Nutritional Biomechanics.
Here's a short definition:
"In principle, Nutritional Biomechanics exploits the unique biomechanical relationship between muscle and its nutrient delivery system. Patient care for fibromyalgia syndrome, trigger point pain, muscle strain and delayed muscle soreness is especially magnified by supplementing
the patient with a balanced nutritional drink 20-30 minutes prior to therapeutic stretching and massage. Such a protocol will insure that the blood entering the newly relaxed muscle is nutrient-dense. A full complement of nutrients will provide the raw materials needed for healing."
- Dr. Andrew S. Bonci
Copyright 1992, All Rights Reserved Dr. Andrew S. Bonci Sport Biomechanics Laboratory
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