Category: Strengthening

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Strengthening Lower Trapezius

Our “traps” are divided into three sections. They have have radically different shapes, fiber directions and primary movement functions.Yet, this does still behave as one muscle. In particular, when our lower traps are weak or inhibited, our upper and middle traps will try to assist. Unfortunately, one of the primary functions of the upper traps… Read more

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Strengthening the Deep Cervical Flexors

There are several muscle groups that can participate in flexing the neck forward. The most obvious ones are the SCM (Sterno-Cleido Mastoid) – plainly visible as “cords” in the front of the necks of some older, thinner people. Many people are unaware of the most important ones – the Deep Cervical Flexors, Longus Capitis and… Read more


Improving Athletic Performance With Fascial Stretching

Sure, you can play through the pain but everyone knows that they perform better when things don’t hurt and move freely. Professionals aren’t the only performance athletes anymore. Many of the patients we have treated over the years are simply working to improve their own performance. Some are performing regularly in athletic competitions! We are… Read more


Pain is No “Gain” !

You can’t avoid the ads for diets, exercise equipment, health clubs and all things “fitness” in January. There are various reasons that most people do not stick to a new routine. Want a flat stomach, smaller butt, better toned chest and arms…? Sure, doesn’t everyone? We find these things attractive because in nature, they are… Read more