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How to Reach to Relieve Neck and Shoulder Pain egoscue egoscue method elbow curls neck pain neck tension neck tightness reaching shoulder tightness tight traps Mar 09, 2021

As humans we are often reaching directly in front of our bodies to do tasks with our hands. For instance, we type and use a mouse on our computers; chop, cook and clean in the kitchen; text on our phones; eat our meals; and much, much more. But have you ever considered that how you reach for...

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What does it mean to be a Pain Free Athlete? athletic injury body awareness calf injury calf tightness egoscue egoscue method injury recovery posture the pain free athlete Jul 08, 2020

You are an athlete! An athlete is anyone who desires to be active and challenge themselves. In my definition, competition and organized sports are not required to be an athlete. However, in the era of Covid-19, there aren’t many, if any, events to participate in against others....

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5 Steps to Fix a Knot Under Your Shoulder Blade egoscue egoscue method exercises exercises for shoulder pain knot in shoulder blade pain behind shoulder blade postural restoration institute posture pri rib cage right bc scapula scapula pain shoulder tension the pain free athlete Jun 11, 2020

Have you ever had a knot under your shoulder blade? One that hindered your movements? You are not alone. Most painful knots under the shoulder blade (scapulae bones) are due to tension buildup within the soft tissues. In this blog, I address how to break up and mobilize this tissue. I’ll...

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How to Take and Analyze Posture Photos egoscue measure posture posture posture alignment posture analysis posture deviations the pain free athlete track posture Feb 06, 2020

How aligned is your posture?

When striving for improved wellness in any area of life, it is always a good idea to have a baseline. For example: before starting a medication for high blood pressure, you measure your current readings. When beginning a healthy nutrition plan (diet), weight is...

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Stay Aligned to Beat Back Pain: 5 Exercises back ache egoscue heal back pain lower back pain the pain free athlete Nov 29, 2018

In my last blog, The Best Position to Relieve Back Pain, you discovered that many instances of back pain are due to misalignments in the pelvis and spine. However, as the blog notes, you can correct these imbalances with the static back and constructive rest positions. In order to remind...

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Many Athletes are Dysfunctional! athletic injury back pain balance egoscue egoscue method pain free athlete shoulder pain Mar 18, 2015

Did you see it? Professional golfer Tiger Woods pulled out of the first round of the Farmers Open last month due to back pain. Why? Because of a lack of glute activation. In an interview, he actually acknowledged it.

“My glutes are shutting off and they they don’t activate and then...

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My Egoscue® Experience, A Client's Perspective alignment egoscue egoscue method functional training posture alignment the pain free athlete Jan 30, 2013

Guest Column: by Lynn Bjorklund

I started Egoscue® with Jessica in 2010 when I was in a downward spiral with numerous injuries. Each year I tried harder and could do less. Most people chalk it up to just getting older and that is what is normal to expect. I didn't want to believe that, so I...

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Pain Relief Through Posture Alignment alignment egoscue egoscue method freedom from pain heal yourself healing chronic pain posture alignment posture exercises posture therapy the pain free athlete Nov 11, 2012

In case you missed my article in the Los Alamos Daily Post it is reprinted below.

 

Do you have joint or muscle pain? It may be your posture. According to the Egoscue Method® of posture alignment the “design posture” of the human body is to have the load-bearing...

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