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Knee Mobility: How to do a closed-chain knee circle in a lateral lunge

education mobility pain Oct 16, 2018

 

Knees are meant to move! One of the biggest myths we have seen in our careers is that you can't let you knees pass your toes in any stance. I challenge you to look up still images of athletes in action - their knees are in all kinds of awkward positions. 

If we don't prepare for these...

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Podcast: A Neuro-Centric Approach with Taylor Kruse (Hosted by: Integrate Yourself)

Taylor had the pleasure of being interviewed by Allison Pelot & Maja Gottlieb of the Integrate Yourself Podcast. 

In this episode, Taylor was able to talk about why vision and vestibular training is so important, the impact pain can have on individuals and why understanding their history...

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Hip Mobility: How to Perform the Front Hip Circle

education mobility pain Sep 18, 2018

We are all familiar with a lot of ground-based hip mobility drills, which can be great place to start mobilizing the hips. But, as soon as you can, we recommend progressing your hip mobility to a standing position.

Your brain recognizes the motor control you have gained in your mobility practice...

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Pelvic & Hip Mobility - How to perform Hour Glass Circles

mobility pain Aug 06, 2018

Hourglass circles, also called the Lumbo-Pelvic Circle, is an excellent drill for coordinating movement in the low back, SI Joint, and hip joints. 

The target for the Hourglass Circles are the low back, SI Joints - the "eyes" of the low back - and the hip joints.

The lumbo-pelvic complex...

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Pelvic Mobility: How to perform full circles with the SI Joint

mobility pain Jul 23, 2018

Pelvic circles for the SI Joint are a combination of 2 drills we covered in previous blogs: 

The target for the Pelvic Circles are the SI Joints - the "eyes" of the low back about level with the 4th Lumbar Vertebrae.  

Understanding how to...

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Pelvic Mobility: How to perform lateral tilts of the SI Joint

mobility pain recovery Jul 23, 2018

Building a map for how to move the SI Joint is one of the most essential skills you can have as a human. The joint space is small but it transmits force traveling through your body every time your foot hits the ground. You want this joint to move well. 

The target for the Lateral Pelvic...

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Pelvic Mobility: How to perform anterior/posterior tilts of the SI Joint

mobility pain recovery Jul 20, 2018

Building a map for how to move the SI Joint is one of the most essential skills you can have as a human. The joint space is small but it transmits force traveling through your body every time your foot hits the ground. You want this joint to move well. 

The target for the Pelvic...

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Lumbar Mobility: How to perform a Lumbar Full Circle

mobility pain recovery Jul 20, 2018

Building up to a full lumbar circle is an excellent injury proofing strategy and is critical for athletes performing at any level!

The previous drills covered are a great way to lead up to a full lumbar circle:

The target for...

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Lumbar Mobility: How to perform a Lumbar Back Circle

mobility pain recovery Jul 20, 2018

Once you have mastered the Lumbar Front Circle you are ready for the lumbar back circle.

The target for the Lumbar Back Circle are the segments of the lumbar spine from L-1 to L-5 (low back).  

Understanding how to move your lumbar spine (low back) independently of your thoracic spine...

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Lumbar Mobility: How to do a Lumbar Front Circle

mobility pain recovery Jul 20, 2018

Once you have mastered the Lumbar Front Quarter Circle you are ready for the front circle.

The target for the Lumbar front circle are the segments of the lumbar spine from L-1 to L-5 (low back).  

Understanding how to move your lumbar spine (low back) independently of your thoracic...

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