Foam Rolling Lower Body at Range of Motion Physical Therapy Clinic in Lucan I would always advise athletes to use a foam roller a couple of times a week. Working with triathletes and runners on a regular basis I would recommend integrating Foam roller exercises into their stretch routine.

Foam rolling helps stretch muscles and tendons while also breaking down soft tissue adhesion. fascia and scar tissue. By using your own body weight and a cylindrical foam roller you can perform a self sports massage, break down trigger points, and soothe leg pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, back aches and tightness, while increasing blood flow and circulation to the soft tissues.

It is advisable to use the foam roller a couple of times a week in conjunction with your stretching routine.