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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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Why Movement Matters

February 4th, 2015

The new tagline for the clinic is “Move Well. Live Well.” This is something I truly believe and keep it in mind always when assessing my patients and determining how to treat and rehabilitate them. Newer research that has been coming out over the last couple years has linked excessive sitting to premature death, even …

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Exercise Ball Spine Mobility

January 20th, 2015

If you’re looking to get a bit more out of the exercise ball you have laying around at home, then watch this video! I lay out a couple of very simple pelvis mobility exercises that can help with low back stiffness and pain. I also give a quick tip on how you can use the …

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