Help Your Body Make a Deep Tourney Run with Proper Cool Down Care

Paramus Daily Voice—March 15, 2016

 In a recent article published by Paramus Daily Voice, David A. Wang, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, explains the importance of recovery following a basketball game.

Dr. Wang notes, "The cool down phase is also the optimal time for stretching. After exercise, your muscles will be warm and more elastic, allowing you to get the most benefit in flexibility from stretching. You want to stretch all of the major muscle groups, holding each stretch for 25-30 seconds."

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