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Which shoes do I recommend? gaitcycle hruskaclinic painfreeathlete pri prination pronation runningshoes supination walkingshoes Jun 08, 2022

Shoes, shoes, shoes! There are so many to choose from, making it hard to select the right pair. As a result, I am often asked for advice on this purchase. So, here’s what I usually say: Your shoes provide the interface between your feet and the ground. Good posture and movement patterns...

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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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Stretching Your Glutes Isn't Enough cycling egoscue method glute pain glute stretching hip pain postural resoration intitute pri the pain free athlete Jul 17, 2019

Recently, during a hard week of training—including climbing intervals on the bike and heavy lifting in the gym—I woke up with intense tightness in my left glute. Previously, I had overworked my my right glute, which made it tighter. Now it was the left. I saw this as a good sign,...

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Posture Therapy: A Bodyworker's Perspective egoscue method fai femoroacetabular impingement hip degeneration hip pain hip rehabilitation pain relief postural resoration intitute pri rolfing structural integration the pain free athlete May 07, 2019

Last summer, Elizabeth Lamoureux was diagnosed with Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) in her right hip. FAI creates abnormal contact and wear in the hip joint, between the ball—top of the femur (thigh bone)—and the socket—acetabulum (depression in the pelvic bone).

This...

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A Better Way to Band Walk band walking glutes hips pelvis postural resoration intitute pri the pain free athlete walking walking form Jul 27, 2018

Band walking is a good exercise to strengthen your hips. Unfortunately, many people do it wrong. The problem is that the hip is not positioned correctly when performing the exercise. Additionally, people often don’t take into consideration muscle coordination during the movement. If you...

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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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Foot Orthotics and Joint Pain foot injury foot pain foot rehab postural restoration institute posture alignment posture analysis posture therapy pri Jul 29, 2015

Should I be wearing foot orthotics?
Will they help my joint pain?

You may have asked yourself these questions. And to be honest, I did. After my third knee surgery, I pursued orthotics with my orthopedic surgeon. Although he didn’t seem convinced they would help, he did write me a...

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