Keeping with the concept of core stability and hip mobility, the shin box has become a popular drill for improving hip rotation, eccentric loading of the hips, as well as reinforcing ideal intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) and core stability. Ideally the shin box is performed in a progression of static to dynamic variations. Progressions are dependent […]
According to research conducted by Dr. Stuart McGill, “People with back pain actually have stronger backs than people without back pain, so weakness is not the culprit.” In our experience in both treating and training individuals suffering from low back pain, there are three common factors that seems to play a central role: 1) Breathing […]
In this video we discuss a very relevant truth when it comes to the shoulder – sometimes your shoulder pain is not a shoulder problem. The inability to properly stabilize the rib cage and pelvis as well as having adequate movement in the thoracic spine can result in problems associated with the shoulder blade or […]
What is the purpose of the warm-up? How important is the role stretching and mobility during the warm-up process? Plenty of clinicians and trainers preach mobility, mobility, mobility. Is mobility truly the answer? We answer those questions in this short video.
GP recently interviewed Ben Gallagher DPT, FMSC. If you happened to figure out that Dr. Ben is related to us, you are correct. Ben is a physical therapist at Somerset (PA) Hospital Rehabilitation and Wellness Center. As brothers, we share some very similar concepts in the treatment of patients. But, we also share contrasting viewpoints, […]
Mobility is sexy and it sells. Get your foam rollers. Get your PVC pipe. Get your stretch bands. Let’s get mobile! Between mobility screens, mobility workouts, mobility tools, and mobility DVDs, there are plenty of opinions and products available for purchase. The experts are convincing you of how crucial mobility is for health and performance, […]