Thoracic Spine Article Archives


3 Myths of Scapula Exercises

Scapula exercises are very common and usually a needed component to any rehabilitation or corrective exercise program.  Like anything else, there seems to be a few commonly accepted themes related to scapular exercises that many people take for hard fast … Read more >

Simple Thoracic Spine Mobility Exercises Everyone Can Perform

Thoracic spine mobility is an extremely important, and often times overlooked, component to a variety of dysfunctions.  Poor thoracic mobility can affect the shoulder, neck, low back, and hip very easily.  Unfortunately, our daily habits and posture make us all … Read more >

Thoracolumbar Fascia – An Area Rich with Activity

Today’s guest post is about the thoracolumbar fascia from Patrick Ward.  I have been reading Patrick’s website for a while now and have always been impressed his content, but he also has the ability to write and communicate in a … Read more >

The McKenzie Method – Part 2 – Syndrome Classification and Treatment

In part 1 of this series, we discussed the misconceptions of the McKenzie Method.  Part 2 of the this guest post series by Christie Downing will review the three main mechanical syndromes and focus on treatment advice and some … Read more >

The McKenzie Method – Part 1 – Clearing Misconceptions about MDT

imageThis week features a 2-part guest post discussing the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) by Christie Downing.  Christie is a frequent contributor to this site.  I think this is a great series to “clear the air” about … Read more >