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Self Myofascial Release for the Teres Major

Self-myofascial release teres majorA couple of months ago I wrote an article about the importance of the teres major muscle and how I often find it an area of tightness in my clients.  I recommended focusing on that area during manual therapy and … Read more >

Does Stretching Really Decrease Performance?

Static stretching has really taken a beating over the last several years after the publication of several studies that showed a reduction in strength, power, speed, and athletic performance.  Many in the strength and fitness communities took this info and … Read more >

5 Principles of Treating the Stiff Shoulder

5 Principles of Treating the Stiff Shoulder

The latest webinar recording for Inner Circle members is now available below.

5 Principles of Treating the Stiff Shoulder

This month’s Inner Circle webinars discussed several principles of treating the stiff shoulder.  We’ll cover:

  • The several types of “stiff shoulders”
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Why and How to Stretch Before You Throw

Why and How to Stretch Before You ThrowAs baseball and softball season approaches, I wanted to address a few things that I think could really help your performance.  Today, we’ll discuss why you should be stretching before you throw, and more importantly, how to stretch before you … Read more >

3 Ways to Gain Shoulder Internal Rotation – Without Stretching Into IR or the Posterior Capsule!

The latest webinar recording for Inner Circle members is now available below.

3 Ways to Gain Shoulder Internal Rotation – Without Stretching Into IR or the Posterior Capsule!

The below webinar will help you understand:

  • How to assess loss of
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How Hard do We Push When We Stretch?

Over the last several weeks we have talked about how loss of knee motion causes arthritis and ways to improve knee extension.  I received several emails from people asking two questions:

  • How do we know how hard to push
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The Influence of Pelvic Position on Lower Extremity Stretching

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The latest webinar recording for Inner Circle members is now available below.

The Influence of Pelvic Position of Lower Extremity Stretching

The below webinar will help you understand:

  • Why lower extremity stretching is essentially flawed
  • Why we aren’t always in
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Assessing and Treating Loss of Knee Extension Range of Motion

Assessing and treating loss of knee extension range of motion is an important component of rehabilitation following any knee surgery.  We recently discussed how loss of knee extension range of motion may be one of the biggest factors associated with … Read more >