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Heart Opening Yoga Poses for Upper Crossed Syndrome

Laurel van den Cline 0
Sitting up tall is a hard habit to learn. If you tend to round forward, a variety of postural issues can affect your musculoskeletal system, as seen with upper crossed syndrome. Whether you are sitting at a desk, driving your car, or texting on your ...
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Understanding and Preventing Plantar Fasciitis Through Corrective Exercise

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain, responsible for approximately 2 million orthopedic office visits annually and reported to affect between 10 and 20% of injured athletes. (1, 2) It affects males more often than females between the ...
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Help Clients Prevent Low Back Pain Through Exercise Programming

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 2
The economic impact of low back pain (LBP) is greater than $100 billion per year and causes more disability globally than any other condition (1,2). It is the most common cause of activity limitation in adults aged 45 and younger and only second to ...
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5 Yoga Hip Stretches for Increasing Flexibility

Laurel van den Cline 0
Why do we need hip opening poses? Most of us sit...a lot. We sit when we drive to work, we sit at a desk, we sit at home. Even cycling, or at the gym with certain ab and weight training exercises, our hips are flexed and can become tight. It doesn't ...
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How to Prevent ACL Injuries and Keep Your Clients on the Court Through Corrective Exercise Programming

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 1
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common among young female athletes occurring at a conservative estimate of 38,000 incidences per year. (1) With the cost of a surgical repair ranging between $17,000-$25,000 (2), the economic ...
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Preventing shoulder and rotator cuff injuries through corrective exercise programming (Part 2)

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Shoulder pain and shoulder injuries related to the rotator cuff are common issues within the general population and among athletes. This article will provide you with background knowledge and practical suggestions on how to prevent or improve conditions ...
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How to prevent rotator cuff injuries through corrective exercise programming (Part 1)

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Shoulder pain and shoulder injuries are among the most common conditions within the general population and among athletes. Approximately 75 to 80% of these are caused by conditions related to the rotator cuff (1). The rotator cuff consists of four ...
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5 Exercises to Combat the Negative Effects of Bad Posture

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 2
We all know that our clients are doing good things for their bodies while we are with them, but probably not during the other hours of the week. Especially the prolonged time they potentially spend sitting, now considered detrimental to overall health. ...
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The Swimmer's Shoulder: A Corrective Exercise Perspective

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, CNC 0
Are your swimming clients at risk for Swimmer’s Shoulder? The repetitive overhead movements, combined with faulty stroke mechanics and postural distortion patterns can place the shoulder joint in a risky position. Put the NASM Corrective Exercise ...
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Golfer’s Elbow vs. Tennis Elbow

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Introduction When individuals think about sports-related injuries, many of the injuries are associated with football, baseball, and basketball and usually to the regions of the ankle, knee, low-back, or shoulder.
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