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Training the biceps when you have shoulder problems

January 9, 2015

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A theme on this site throughout the years has been the need to train the upper body overhead. Especially for those with shoulder (and or neck) issues. I’ve covered the rationale behind this thoroughly in: A progression to lifting your arms overhead pain free Musings on scapular winging: Anatomy (muscular and nerve), causes and exercise considerations 3 […]

7 very common posture issues, and how to correct them

November 18, 2014

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This is meant to be a non-technical post, as it is a prelude to a couple new manuals of mine. (More at the bottom.) If you want more nuance on these types of things, feel free to look around the site.  1) Forward head posture In a forward head posture the head is out too […]

7 very common movement issues, and how to work on them

November 18, 2014

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This is one of two introductions to two manuals of mine. (More on those below.) The first introduction is here. – 1) Excessive neck extension Rather than the neck stay straight, It tends to extend: Example A common instance where this would happen is when raising the arm. – Possible associated issues Neck pain Headaches […]

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November 18, 2014

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7 Exercises To Improve Common Posture And Movement Issues (info)

November 18, 2014

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This manual is aimed at correcting some common issues. You can read about those common movement issues here and those common postural issues here. Those links serve as a nice introduction, and they’re free. This manual contains seven exercises aimed at correcting issues from head to toe. The exercises work down the body. One exercise for the neck area […]

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November 18, 2014

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My visit to Stanford University’s Clinical Anatomy Lab

January 21, 2014

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I recently visited Stanford University’s School of Medicine, specifically their Division of Clinical Anatomy. About a month prior to visiting I found they offered anatomy tutorials open to what seems to be anyone. I have a good deal of anatomy background, I talk about it all the time, I took your standard Anatomy and Physiology […]

A day with Tom Myers of Anatomy Trains

October 8, 2013

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I recently went to a conference where Tom Myers of Anatomy Trains was presenting. I’ve written about him in my posts on tennis elbow, the importance of direction in manual therapy, stretching the IT band and hamstrings. I listened to him for 7 hours, so, I took a ton of notes. – Background This was not a personal training / physical therapy / […]