C|Net: The Best Foam Rollers for Muscle Soreness and Stiffness, According to Pros
- Written by Heather Jeffcoat, DPT
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In this recent article they venture away from the tech world and into the land of foam rollers for yoga and targeted stretching. Of course when they went looking for authoritative voices, they tapped Heather Jeffcoat for her expert opinion:
Whether you want relief from post-workout soreness or general tension, these are the rollers to try.
The OPTP Pro-Roller is a softer roller that measures 36 inches in length. Although this roller takes up more space because it's so long, you can do a lot more with it -- like lie on it to help release your spine and roll both of your legs easily at the same time.
This roller is soft but still supportive. Many foam rollers are too hard for my patients that have chronic pain. This version allows them to get a comfortable postural stretch and later transition to release work on the same roller without all the direct pain a firm roller can cause." -- Heather Jeffcoat, DPT, physical therapist and founder of Fusion Wellness PT.
The full article with links to all of the various rollers they reviewed is here.