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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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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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Infant Carrying/Feeding Tips

May 9th, 2017

A good number of my patients are getting to that age where they are having their first children, and more recently a couple of them have come in complaining of neck/shoulder and back pain that they have developed from caring for their newborns. Since this topic was top of mind, I figured I would share the …

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A Case For Backpacks

March 9th, 2016

Backpacks. They’re not just for kids anymore! I recently had my own little bout of back pain, which seemed to come on with no known cause. I went to stand up one morning and all of a sudden it felt like someone had a death-grip on my spine. Fortunately, I was able to work through, …

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Shoulder Mobility

November 10th, 2014

**SORRY ABOUT THE POOR AUDIO QUALITY** This video covers some simple mobility exercises for the shoulder (glenohumeral) joint. These mobilizations can be helpful for anyone who suffers from occasional shoulder pain and stiffness. It will be especially helpful for athletes and active folks who do a lot of overhead work. Happy mobilizing!

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Posture

July 14th, 2011

Stand Up to Pain Do you suffer from daily aches and pains but can’t quite figure out where they are coming from?  A good place to start is by looking at the way you carry yourself, or more simply stated, your posture. Back when your mom kept nagging at you to “sit up straight” and …

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