Exercises Progressions For Scapular Control

Exercises Progressions For Scapular Control

The scapula is a critical link with shoulder and arm function. And because of the muscular connections, dysfunction here can play a big part with both neck and thoracic pain. But this is also an often neglected area with training and rehabilitation. So we’re...
5 Simple Exercises To Improve Hip Rotation

5 Simple Exercises To Improve Hip Rotation

Hip rotation is arguably the most basic and fundamental motion needed for a healthy and well-functioning hip. If a hip can’t rotate it can’t be a normal, healthy hip. But rotation is also one of the most ignored and under-trained hip motions. Here are 5...
4 Key Hamstring Exercise Progressions

4 Key Hamstring Exercise Progressions

We often think of the hamstrings as being tight and inflexible. As if they always need to be stretched. But adequate hamstring strength and endurance is also critically important. Here are 4 key hamstring exercise progressions to build strength and endurance in this...
Advanced Exercises For Lower Back Control

Advanced Exercises For Lower Back Control

We’ve been talking about essential exercises for lower back pain. We started by reviewing essential exercises for acute low back pain. The goal here was to use focused movements as a way to control symptoms and desensitize the system.  Then in Part 3 we shifted...
Essential Exercises For Lower Back Mobility

Essential Exercises For Lower Back Mobility

In the last article we reviewed essential exercises for acute low back pain. The key there was to control symptoms and develop tolerance to basic spine motion. Now we want to shift our focus to more general back pain cases. These are the patients that present to your...
Essential Exercises for Acute Low Back Pain

Essential Exercises for Acute Low Back Pain

We’re talking about key exercises for lower back pain. In the previous article we outlined some critical concepts to set the stage for why creating focused, individualized motion at the lumbar joints is critical. Now we need to move into the exercises themselves....