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Functional Shoulder Drills

July 9th, 2019

Pressing and pulling are vital functions of the shoulder. When these motions are performed without regard to proper form and shoulder mechanics they can lead to shoulder injury.  I put together a simple band exercise which can help you focus on the fundamentals of shoulder movement that can help you improve your overall shoulder function, …

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What Your Core Is For

June 14th, 2019

Mushy mid-sections have been the target of many a crunch, sit-up, side bend, etc. for generations–but I have to tell ya those types of exercises are missing the point when it comes to strengthening your core for its intended purpose.  Your core is essentially a sphere made up of different muscles that lives between the …

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Neck Pain and Shoulder Position

May 15th, 2019

The way you carry your shoulders can greatly influence the way your neck works and generate pain. In this video, I explain why this is and something you can do about it!

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A Mantra For Back Pain

March 12th, 2019

Over my increasing number of years in practice I have developed an appreciation for the multi-factorial nature of back pain. It has become more and more clear to me that aside from the physical things that cause low back pain–stiff joints, tight muscles, movement dysfunction, etc–that a person’s mental state can positively, or negatively impact …

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Why Your Shoulder Hurts

February 13th, 2019

A quick demonstration about why you may have limited shoulder range of motion and pain. Learn about how your shoulder blade position alone impacts the way your shoulder functions and why keeping it in a good position matters.SHOW MORE

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Breathing Better

January 9th, 2019

Dysfunctional breathing patterns can lead do discomfort, decreased performance, and health problems. Learn more about what dysfunctional breathing looks like compared to optimal breathing, and how you can learn to improve the way you breathe!

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Dr. Steve’s Health for The Holidays Gift Guide

December 11th, 2018

If you are in need of some last minute gift ideas, then I have a gift for you!  Every year around this time I like to scrounge the internet for items that can help improve the health and quality of life for those on your list for the holidays, so here are a handful of …

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Cupping

October 10th, 2018

We are happy to announce a new service here at our office in Denver! Going forward you can now get massage cupping during your next visit. This unique treatment offers a way to distract and decompress your tissues and is useful for a variety of conditions including, neck and back pain; as well as injuries …

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Fixing Form to Eliminate Knee Pain

September 11th, 2018

Learn what things you may be doing wrong from day to day that could be contributing to your knee pain by watching this video.

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How to Avoid Sitting-Related Back Pain

August 14th, 2018

A recent NPR article a friend of mine shared with me discussed sitting and HOW the way we sit may be more important than how much we sit with regards to low back pain. While I do agree with most of the points the article makes, I think some of the finer details may be …

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