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Considerations for Leg Length Discrepancies anterior pelvic tilt anterior pelvis hip pain hip rehabilitation hips pain free athlete pelvis the pain free athlete Jun 14, 2017

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Clients often tell me their legs are different lengths. When they lay down on an examiner’s table, one leg appears longer, and the practitioner informs them that their legs are different lengths. Or perhaps...

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Alignment is the Foundation of Strength and Athletics align alignment balance mobility pain free athlete posture alignment the pain free athlete May 25, 2017

 

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Gray Cook, MSPT, OCS, CSCS, researcher, national lecturer, and author, developed the “Optimum Performance Pyramid” as a model to understand movement. It is a three-tier pyramid; the large base...

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How Did Your Body Get Askew? measure posture posture posture alignment posture analysis posture deviations posture fitness class sitting posture standing posture the pain free athlete working posture Apr 04, 2017

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If you're like most active people, your self-assessment revealed unbalanced posture. Your joints were not all perfectly lined up, and the weight in your feet was not even. It's impossible to know how long your...

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Defining the Core core muscles of breathing strength strength breathing muscles Mar 01, 2017

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What is your core? And how does it relate to your posture? Although we hear a lot about “the core” and have been told we need a strong one from various sources—doctors, fitness...

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Find Non-Movement-Based Techniques to Manage Stress athletic injury balance breath meditation heal yourself healing an injury healing and injury self healing stress stress management stress relief stress response Feb 02, 2017

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Injuries raise your stress level. Looking back at the previous tips (for your healing journey), each of these could be a source of stress. Your stress may escalate because you have overloaded your mind or body...

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Beware of Stretching Your Hamstrings balance body awareness corrective exercises hamstrings heal yourself posture posture alignment stretching Jan 04, 2017

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Muscles need to be balanced between the front and back as well as the left and right sides of the body to maintain aligned posture. Aside from the rounding of the upper body, another common postural...

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Achieve More in 2017 with an Organized Mind breathing exercises exercise mind-body mindful mindfulness mindfulness meditation therapy exercises wellness Dec 20, 2016

Are you perpetually making to-do lists--but find yourself unable to complete the tasks efficiently?

Additionally, do you often feel lost and overwhelmed with your responsibilities, and despite being continuously busy, perceive you are not making progress in the important aspects of your life?

Or,...

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How to Fix Winged Shoulder Blades breath breathing and posture breathing mechanics exercise exercises for shoulder pain pain behind shoulder blade rounded shoulders shoulder pain shoulder pain with inhale shoulder tension shoulder tightness strength breathing muscles Nov 23, 2016

So, what are winged shoulder blades?
If you look at the image above, you'll see a young boy with winged shoulder blades (scapulae). While looking at the image, notice the pen marks on the inner edge of the scapulae where these bones are sticking out from his back. There, you'll notice that there...

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9 Reasons to Support Local Athletic Events cycling endurance exercise events exercise exercise afterburn interval training self self-discipline strength training Oct 27, 2016

Earlier this month my husband and I rode the Moab Century, a 100-mile bike tour, on our tandem. During our ride, we enjoyed the beautiful scenery, well-stocked aid stations, and camaraderie of being out on the roads with several other cyclists from around the country. Even though it's an "event,"...

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Don't Fear Foot Pronation exercises feet feet pronation feet supination posture alignment posture therapy pri standing posture walking walking form Sep 29, 2016

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines pronation as “rotation of the medial bones in the midtarsal region of the foot inward and downward so that in walking the foot tends to come down on its inner margin.” If you look at the image below, you can see an image of pronation.

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Osteoarthritis is a Symptom of Postural Misalignments heal yourself healing chronic pain hip degeneration hip osteoarthritis hip pain hip rehabilitation hips osteoarthritis self healing Aug 24, 2016

At 38, my doctor diagnose me with severe (grade 4) bone-on-bone left hip osteoarthritis. Since I was too young for a joint replacement, he advised me to reduce my activity level and avoid any movements that hurt. When the pain was excruciating enough, and my activity limited enough, they would...

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Posture, Presence, and Personal Power measure posture positive psychology posture posture alignment posture analysis posture therapy standing posture working posture Jul 21, 2016

“Our bodies change our minds . . . and our minds change our behavior . . . and our behavior changes our outcomes.”

This was written on one of the slides in Amy Cuddy’s popular TED Talk, Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are. Her point is this: how we express ourselves with our...

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