Are Your Glutes Weak or Just Deactivated?

Are Your Glutes Weak or Just Deactivated?

How often do you hear the phrase “your glutes are weak”? Interestingly, despite how often this phrase is uttered, we might actually be missing the broader point a little. From what I find clinically, weak glutes may not actually be ‘weak’ at all. Instead, those…

How to Stretch a Tight Calf Muscle (and Keep it Loose Forever)

How to Stretch a Tight Calf Muscle (and Keep it Loose Forever)

In today’s video, I highlight how to stretch a tight calf muscle and what you need to do to keep it loose forever. Traditionally, we stretch with the mindset of continuously having to do it in order to maintain change. We get stuck with this…

How This Tennis Ball Back Exercise Can Help Solve Your Back Pain

How This Tennis Ball Back Exercise Can Help Solve Your Back Pain

If you’re trying to overcome or prevent back pain, do yourself a favor and try this tennis ball back exercise. In today’s video, I highlight how to use a simple tennis ball or lacrosse ball to help treat your back pain. The technique aims to…

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis: The One Exercise You Probably Aren’t Doing (But Should)

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis: The One Exercise You Probably Aren’t Doing (But Should)

When dealing with de Quervain’s we obviously spend the majority of our time treating the overloaded and irritated thumb tendons. However, I’m finding that the neck may hold the keys to explaining both the onset and persistence of de Quervain’s tenosynovitis. In this video, I…

3 Important Exercises to Successfully Treat Shoulder Impingement

3 Important Exercises to Successfully Treat Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder impingement can have a number of different mechanical causes. In this video, I go through 3 fantastic exercises to successfully these root causes. Clinically, I find the effective treatment of shoulder impingement requires a holistic approach. If we aren’t trying to improve the function…

Fibromyalgia: How to Treat This Very Real Chronic Condition

Fibromyalgia: How to Treat This Very Real Chronic Condition

In today’s video, I discuss the very real issue of Fibromyalgia. In my opinion, the medical industry currently does a really poor job of validating those with Fibromyalgia. Ultimately, we just don’t seem to be able to help those with Fibromyalgia control their symptoms. As…

How to Treat Your Shin Splints From Home

How to Treat Your Shin Splints From Home

Shin Splints are a common issue affecting the front of the shin. And like many musculoskeletal complaints, there’s usually a number of factors that set it up to occur. We often link shin pain back to things like flat feet, calf tightness, and poor training…

Upper Trap Tightness: How to Stretch Tight Upper Traps & Keep Them Loose Forever

Upper Trap Tightness: How to Stretch Tight Upper Traps & Keep Them Loose Forever

Today’s video is all about how to stretch tight upper traps. More importantly, I discuss what you also need to do to keep them loose forever. Clinically, I find typical upper trap stretches are ultimately ineffective at actually loosening up the upper traps (and keeping…

Trochanteric Bursitis: Why It’s Back-Related & How to Fix

Trochanteric Bursitis: Why It’s Back-Related & How to Fix

Trochanteric bursitis is rightfully looked at as a hip-related issue. But what if there was more to the onset and persistence of hip bursitis than we realized? Traditional treatment for trochanteric bursitis often revolves around strengthening surrounding hip muscles, soft-tissue massage, certain muscle stretches and…

Achilles Tendon Pain: How To Treat Achilles Tendon Pain at Home (& its Cause)

Achilles Tendon Pain: How To Treat Achilles Tendon Pain at Home (& its Cause)

If you’re struggling to shake Achilles tendon pain, it’s important to make sure you’re not missing the broader mechanical cause. Yes, the Achilles is clearly the area that becomes dysfunctional, but clinically I find it’s often a consequence of something else. And conquering this something…