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Proper form for the Bird Dog exercise

February 27, 2013

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When I first have someone perform an exercise I’d say something like 80% do it sub par, 5% do it well, and 15% make me say “Holy hell stop moving now.” For the Bird Dog, it’s more like 100% need to stop moving now. I just never see people do this well without extensive instruction. […]

Another example of a postural evaluation

February 20, 2013

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For an update on Jennifer, click here. The first one of these can be found here: Example of a postural assessment. Preface: Along with my in-person clientele I also help people out remotely. With the latter I have to rely more on pictures and videos. I thought going through a person’s standing photos (assessing posture […]

The rotator cuff is not a muscle

February 12, 2013

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In my post on the anatomy of the IT band I mentioned the band is consistently talked about like it’s a muscle, when in fact it is a band comprised of multiple muscles. It’s not a muscle; it’s made of muscles. The rotator cuff is similar. The rotator cuff is not a muscle; it is […]

Example of a postural assessment

February 6, 2013

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For an update on Jeremy click here. A couple notes before getting into this: Along with my in-person clientele I also help people out online. With the latter I have to rely more on pictures and videos. I thought going through a person’s standing photos (assessing posture and alignment) illustrating what I look for would […]