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Correcting a swayback posture by…changing how you sleep?

September 24, 2013

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The first one of these is An example of how important your sleep positioning can be. In that I cover the similarities between a lateral pelvic tilt and how one sleeps. Next up, the similarities between sleep positioning and a swayback posture. First up, going over a swayback posture. I’ll use some pictures from Kendall’s […]

Musings on scapular winging: Anatomy (muscular and nerve), causes, and exercise considerations

July 25, 2013

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I’m going to reference Scapular winging: anatomical review, diagnosis, and treatments often. – Anatomy of scapular winging (muscular) Serratus anterior Of course, we have to start with this muscle. The serratus anterior protracts and upwardly rotates the scapula. Let’s use a nice quote from the paper to get more specific. Pictures and bolding from me: “The serratus […]

The remote client process

June 20, 2013

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This and all posts are always up to date. I’m always accepting new clients and try to never have a wait list of more than a week. If it’s ever longer than that, it will be posted on the site.  – One of the emails I write the most is detailing the remote client process. […]

How many reps and sets to correct muscular imbalances?

June 20, 2013

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Before delving in, do not come away from this post thinking it’s as simple as “I need to work my glutes, X amount of sets and reps is optimal, that’s all I need to do in order to correct my imbalance.” That approach completely ignores what exercise you’re doing, your form, how much stimulus one […]

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 […]

My list of injuries with some stories to go along

January 22, 2013

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Last year I went on a vacation with some buddies and it was the first time we saw one another since turning 25. I remember talking to my friend Murph about this. Murph played high school football with me; he’s someone who was with me during many of these injuries. Me “How do you feel […]

Just when you lost hope… (Also, shoulder pain? Stop doing rows)

October 26, 2012

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A couple notes before this: -Naveen left out he was in pain for nearly 3 years before I saw him. Think about this. 3 YEARS of different physical therapists, different rehab programs on his own, surgery, having to do his own research, learning anatomy on his own, you name it, Naveen tried it. -Ironically, despite my […]