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Upper Back Stiffness || A Literal Pain In The Neck

admin | October 29, 2015

We discussed two weeks ago how a stiff upper back can have huge ramifications on our shoulder function because… well… they’re connected. Today we explain how a stiff upper back can be the underlying cause of your neck issues, because……..

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The Waddle || Does Your Pelvis & Trunk Rotate Too Much When Walking?

admin | October 27, 2015

When doing something as simple and automatic as walking, we don’t often think too much about it. Nor do we tend to think too much about HOW we’re doing it. The next time you get up and walk around, get…..

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Myth #16 || Our Shoulders Roll Forward Because Our Chest Is Tight

admin | October 22, 2015

How often do we hear this? A lot. And on the surface it does make sense. Tight structures at the front pull those shoulders into a forward, rounded position. It may even seem like there’s a muscle imbalance. “Your back’s…..

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Myth #15 || Hamstring Tightness At The Back Of The Knee

admin | October 20, 2015

Here’s a sneaky little morsel of information. You know when you try and stretch those Hamstrings and you feel tightness at the back of the knee? It’s not actually your Hamstring. It’s the Sciatic Nerve. Apart from a small muscle…..

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ACDC – Stiff Upper… Back?

admin | October 15, 2015

As the mid-section of our spine, the Thoracic levels are responsible for an immense amount of function. They support the structure and function of our neck and shoulders, the intricate role of the ribcage and diaphragm in breathing and trunk…..

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