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Foot, Ankle, and Leg Mobility Work

March 10th, 2015

These simple exercises can help with stiffness and soreness of the foot, ankle, and leg. Try ’em out and see what you think.

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The How To Guide to Mobility Work

January 29th, 2015

A fair deal of the “homework” that I give to my patients is focused on self mobilizations of the areas that we treat in the office. This work when targeted correctly, and done appropriately, can go a long way towards shortening recovery time. It is also crucial for making sure that joints are operating in …

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Hamstring Mobility

January 26th, 2015

These exercises are a great way to add some flexibility to your tight hammies. Give ’em a try.

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Full Body Stretch – The Brettzel 1.0 & 2.0

January 5th, 2015

A really quick video to demonstrate one of my all time favorite stretches called the Brettzel! This stretch is great for hitting all the major muscle groups in the anterior and posterior chains and makes a great addition to any cool-down routine.

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Ankle Mobility

December 22nd, 2014

Here are some useful ways to mobilize a tight and restricted ankle joint. The stretches focus mostly on increasing dorsiflexion, which when limited can make it difficult to get into full squat depth. Ankle restrictions can also affect balance, coordination, and shock absorption in the lower extremity. Use these simple exercises to improve your ankle …

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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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Thoracic Spine Mobility

September 10th, 2014

Learn how to assess yourself and use a mobility peanut to increase your mid back (thoracic spine) mobility! Restrictions in this part of the body are common from holding a forward slumping posture when we use technology like computers and smart phones. These types of restrictions can make it difficult for weightlifters and CrossFit athletes …

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Hip Flexor Mobility

August 11th, 2014

This video covers stretching and mobility work for the hip flexor muscle group (psoas, iliacus, rectus femoris). Tightness in these muscles can cause joint restrictions in the hip, decreased functional capacity, and pain! These stretches can help combat some of the tightness that people experience in their hips and low back.

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