Squatting is a key exercise that should be part of everyone’s fitness routine. However, the squat can be limited die to a variety of factors and this can lead up injuries. I use the Overhead Deep Squat as an assessment tool to see where in the dynamic chain we may find some issues: the thoracic spine; […]
The Bulgarian split squat isn’t an all-around better exercise than the barbell back squat, but if you incorporate it into your plan intelligently, it can help improve your leg development while reducing your risk of injury and muscle imbalances. Benefits 💪It’s a unilateral exercise, so we can reduce differences between left and right 💪We can […]
Popularity The Hip Thrust exercises has become a lot more popular and for good good reason. For the longest time everyone resolved to do squats to build lower body. While the squat is a great exercises it mostly targets the quads, the large muscle group in the front of the thigh. Balance For function and […]
We believe Physical Therapy should include Manual Therapy treatments for several reasons. Research (Balthazard 2012) shows that Manual Therapy combined with exercises is better than either treatment by itself and according to research by Puentedura (2011), manual therapy reduces fear avoidance behaviors as well. Looking at evidence based treatment options for low […]
The key to gaining muscle is progressive overload! This simply means increasing the amount of work you are doing over time
1️⃣Quadruped Rockback – get on all fours with a wide stance, sink back into deep hip flexion, stretching your groin and glute muscles. 2️⃣Ankle Prying – get down into a squat, lean to one side and push the knee forward while keeping the heel down, stretching the lower calf region. 3️⃣Foam Roller T-Spine – get […]
By doing a quick HIT routine you can work all muscle groups and even cardio. In less than 30 minutes with one piece of equipment
This series discusses common questions we get from our patients with shoulder pain. We talk about certain conditions and teach you things you can do yourself to reduce your shoulder problems
Low bar, or high bar backsquats are both good, but your individual mobility will determine which one is best. Neither is best for everyone!
PEACE & LOVE is a 2-phase approach that outlines the importance of educating patients and addressing psychosocial factors to enhance recovery.