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How to do a proper glute bridge

November 7th, 2017

Hip dysfunction is an extremely common source of low back pain. Imbalances in the muscles of the hip, particularly the glutes and hip flexors, are the cause of recurrent low back issues and need to be addressed in order to provide long-term relief. The glute bridge is an exercise that can implemented to start to …

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4 Exercises for a Bullet-Proof Low Back

October 10th, 2017

Self-care measures are an extremely important tool for those that suffer from chronic or recurrent low back pain.  Therapeutic exercises like the ones I will describe below, are simple, require no equipment, and should take less than 10-15 minutes per day to complete. If you have struggled with low back pain, a daily regimen of …

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Low Back Pain Stretch – Quadratus Lumborum (QL)

January 3rd, 2017

Give this stretch and mobility work a try if you have low back pain! It may help ya out. If not, make an appointment with us to get your pain figured out.

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Planking – How To and Not To

November 8th, 2016

Planking is a fantastic exercises for teaching and training yourself for good postural alignment and core strength, which can reduce and prevent back pain! I made a little video about how to do it, how not to do it, and how to make it harder once you start to improve! Give it a watch and …

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Self Treatment for Tension Headaches

July 7th, 2016

A fair number of my patients come in for treatment of tension headaches. These headaches, which are aptly named, are caused by tension of the muscles of the head, neck, and shoulders. They tend to be described as a pressure or tightness across the forehead, sides, or back of the head. The causes of tension …

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Stability Exercises – The Pallof Press

February 11th, 2016

A great exercise to progress to after you’ve mastered the dying bug and quad track exercises. Give it a try!

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Spine Stability Exercises – Dying Bug

September 8th, 2015

This is a simple spine stability exercise that can be done without any equipment. When done correctly it is a great way for increasing functional movement and improving your posture.

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How To Squat Properly

August 5th, 2015

The squat is one of the most useful functional exercises out there. When done properly it can spare your knees and back from injury when doing day to day activities. When done poorly, especially under load, it can spell disaster for those same body parts. There is a lot of stuff to go over for …

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Mobility Concepts – Whole Body Integrated Exercises

June 16th, 2015

Make sure to end your mobility sessions with a little full body workout. The one in this video is one of my favorites!

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Spine Stability Exercises – The Quadruped Track

March 5th, 2015

This exercise is part of the progressive rehab program I use here at the clinic. Give it a try!

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