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Banded Wall Climbers

Activities of daily living such as desk work, abdominal crunches, exercise programs with frequent flexion moments constantly cause the spine to flex and hip flexors to have a tendency to shorten. This often results in [...]

By |September 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Banded Wall Climbers

Make Shoulder Internal Rotation Stability Exercise A Full Body Movement

As discussed in Make Shoulder External Rotation Stability Exercise A Full Body Movement video and blog post, the fascia connects the hips to the shoulders and affects movements involving those structures. The study of human [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Functional Anatomy, Videos|Comments Off on Make Shoulder Internal Rotation Stability Exercise A Full Body Movement

Make Shoulder External Rotation Stability Exercise A Full Body Movement

The body-wide fascial webbing connects the hips to the shoulders and affects movements involving those structures. For example, many throwers and golfers I have evaluated that present with an anterior shoulder limitation are actually tight [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: Functional Anatomy, Videos|Comments Off on Make Shoulder External Rotation Stability Exercise A Full Body Movement

Improve Frontal Plane Motion to Gain Transverse Plane Motion in the Hip

Through thousands of gait and motion analysis I have observed clients with limited hip range of motion in the transverse plane, particularly into internal hip rotation, are also tight in hip adduction of the frontal [...]

By |October 9th, 2016|Categories: Functional Anatomy, Videos|Comments Off on Improve Frontal Plane Motion to Gain Transverse Plane Motion in the Hip

I’m Your Psoas: A Strong Hip Flexor, but a Hidden Culprit

Last issue, I heard my friend QL was talking about me. In fact, often I am the topic of discussion. Some call me the hip flexor, but I cannot take full credit for that, as [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: Functional Anatomy, Videos|Comments Off on I’m Your Psoas: A Strong Hip Flexor, but a Hidden Culprit

The X-Factors and Movement

Anterior X-Factor All motions involving rotation and extension run along the Anterior X-Factor. When viewing the anatomy of the adductors to the opposite pectoral and shoulder region, there is a relatively parallel line along these [...]

By |August 28th, 2016|Categories: Functional Anatomy, Newsletter, Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on The X-Factors and Movement