Practicing What I Preach

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Corrective Exercise, Fitness Over 40, Muscular Impairments, Older Populations

You always hear the analogies of how the person in a specific profession is usually the worst case scenario in that field.  For example, the plumber usually needs quite a bit of plumbing work in his own house, the accountant usually needs to fix his own finances, and for me, the Corrective Exercise Specialist, well.., […]

Assessing Balance With Middle and Older Populations

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Any reputable fitness trainer that understands the importance of motor learning and proper arthrokinematic along our kinetic chain of movement, will understand that the importance of balance as the foundation to a strong and mobile human movement system.  In the National Academy of Sports Medicine Personal  Training program, it is the foundation that all fitness […]

How A Desk Job Is Contributing To Your Knee Pain

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It is without question when analyzing the workforce atmosphere, more and more of us remain sitting at an office desk for longer periods throughout the day.  A postural nightmare in regards to the human movement system.  This sedentary altered anatomical position creates a tremendous amount of neuromuscular dysfunctions in the Human Movement System that contributes […]

Video Tutorial: How To Correct Shoulder Impingement/Pain

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What Creates Shoulder Problems? Analyzing the shoulder for proper arthrokinematics(joint movement), it is noted that the shoulder girdle, which is composed of the scapula and clavicle, provide the body with three degrees of arthrokinematics:  Elevation and depression(raising and lowering), protraction and retraction(pulling the scapula away from the spine or towards the spine by rolling shoulders…...

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If You Sit At A Desk All Day, You Need To Read This!

Posted 5 CommentsPosted in Corrective Exercise, Muscular Impairments, Older Populations

How can sustained poor sitting posture lead to pathology/ injury, pain, and ultimately human movement system impairment? While discussing the muscular system is certainly appropriate, look to incorporate the effects of poor sitting on non-contractile structures in your response as well, i.e. joint segments of and around the Lumbo-Pelvic Hip Complex, vertebral segments, spinal discs, ligaments, etc.   The […]