“Core Stability is about optimal control, which is the balance between MOVEMENT and STIFFNESS” –Paul Hodges. To perform this exercise correctly: 1. Step out until the resistance band is of moderate resistance. 2. Palloff Press- coined by therapist John Palloff; a Palloff press is properly executed by bringing...

The majority of people initially contact the floor with the lateral side of their heel, which is why the posterolateral aspect of your shoe probably has the most wear and tear. This initial contact will create a slight pronation moment leading to pronation in midstance. Pronation...

3 Exercises to [P]Rehab your adductor strain [Groin Pain] . If you have played ice hockey or soccer before you are probably familiar with tweaking your groin. A groin strain is an injury to the muscle tendon unit of the adductor tendon or its insertion to the...

Last but not least, therapeutic exercises with the intent of downregulating the nervous system, decreasing inflammation, opening the intervertebral foramen, and postural re-education are effective in the management of cervical radiculopathy. From a mobility standpoint, start first with neural mobilization. The rationale behind neural mobilizations...

Now, before determining how to treat your pain, you must first determine beyond a reasonable doubt that you do in fact have cervical radiculopathy! Lucky for you, there are a battery of tests you can do now at home to help you recognize the signs...

Episode 392: "You've been doing your Side Steps Wrong!" Various studies have looked at the side step exercise and its many variations such as the monster walk. All of these exercises have found relatively high gluteal action, making them a staple in many corrective exercise programs....

The first exercise in this video is shielding the soccer ball. It is important to instruct the player to get low, keep a wide base of support, and to keep the core engaged in order to maintain balance. Also, the player on the ball should...

The first exercise shows a double leg forward hop, a lateral hop taking off from both legs but landing on the outside leg, and then a SL forward hop to receive the ball. In soccer, being able to control the body during a lateral movement...

In this video I demonstrate strengthening exercises that can be implemented as part of a comprehensive program to help reduce risk of injury. The first exercise is the Nordic Hamstring Curl, which is an eccentric hamstring exercise that has been shown to help reduce the risk...

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