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November 15, 2015 admin No comments exist

This article was originally published by Mike Reinold.  View the original article by clicking here. A common part of my examinations includes assessing for abnormal scapular position and movement, which can simply be defined as scapular dyskinesis.  Scapular dyskinesis has long been theorized to predispose people to shoulder injuries, although the evidence has been conflicting. Whenever…

November 14, 2015 admin No comments exist

The following article was published by BIM.  The original article can be viewed by clicking here. We know that there are sex and gender differences in the perception and experience of pain, with women generally reporting more painful episodes across their lifespan than men. While reasons for these sex differences focus on vulnerability factors (e.g.,…

November 14, 2015 admin No comments exist

This article was originally posted by Mike Reinold and can be viewed by clicking here. Glenohumeral internal rotation deficit, or GIRD, continues to be one of the most polarizing topics in baseball sports medicine.  It has become so popular that even athletes and the general public know about GIRD, often exhibiting fear and anxiety with…

November 14, 2015 admin No comments exist

The following article was published by Mike Reinold.  To view the original post please click here. Low back pain continues to be one of the most common health complaints that limit people, especially as we age.  Rehabilitation of low back pain has transition from simply focusing on reducing the local pain to emphasizing a biomechanical approach…

November 14, 2015 admin No comments exist

This post was originally posted on October 31, 2015 by BIM. Please visit BIM to read the original post by clicking here. About 25 years ago the ideas around evidence-based practice consolidated and quickly became the paradigm under which healthcare professionals were expected to work. While the change in practice model had its teething-problems and…

November 9, 2015 admin No comments exist

Suffering From Pain is Optional: Pain Catastrophizing and your BrainThis was originally posted at bodyinmind.org To see the original article please click here. Experts agree that the experience of pain is influenced by a large number of biological, social, and psychological factors.  The state of our physical body, the amount and quality of support we…

November 9, 2015 admin No comments exist

This was originally posted by Erson Religioso III (DPT, FAAOMPT) at The Manual Therapist. To see the original article please click here. Today’s Guest Post is from Dr. Zach Long, of thebarbellphysio.com! You can actually take what he is posting here and apply it to any athlete or anyone into fitness/yoga/pilates, etc. Thanks Zach! As…

November 9, 2015 admin No comments exist

This was originally posted by Erson Religioso III (DPT, FAAOMPT) at The Manual Therapist. To see the original article please click here.  If you need a foam roller please visit our store. The upper thoracic spine can be difficult to self mobilize. Normally a great way to modulate pain and relieve stiffness is cervical retraction…

November 2, 2015 admin No comments exist

By Cindy Hon, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT (www.ptfitlife.com)I’ve come across this answer a lot in the last few weeks to months.  Not so much the questions – the questions can be very different – but the answer “Find a mentor” is always the same.  Which questions does it answer? It answers quite a few…