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Examples of posture indicating movement

November 4, 2015

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While I think posture is a factor to look at, I’ve seen some obsess over it. Where they expect everyone to stand perfectly upright and symmetrical. Trying to iron out every little flaw. Posture is really just a window into how someone moves. Not a definitive window, but a likely one. If your upper back is hunched while […]

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 […]

Why grandma shouldn’t deadlift

August 12, 2014

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This is an excerpt from my write up on my second visit to the Washington University in St. Louis. I wanted to give this its own post. A highlight of my trip was the direct conversations I got to have with Shirley. As far as I know, I was the only non-therapist at this course. Oddly, […]

My second visit to Washington University in St. Louis

June 16, 2014

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I recently visited the Washington University in St. Louis for the second time. The first time, close to two years ago, was for help coming off my ACL reconstruction. (There is always something to be said for having someone’s else’s eyes. They will see things you can’t.) This time was to attend one of their Movement System Impairment courses. The […]