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Lacrosse Ball Exercise: The Lumbar Region

Lacrosse Ball Exercise: The Lumbar Region

In this demonstration Dr. Walsh is going to show us how to use the lacrosse ball to mobilize the muscles at the low back and the quadratus lumborum. To start she’s gonna put it right between that QL or the quadratus lumborum and the wall and, just like with the hip, she’s just gonna kind of roll right through there, dance with it up against the wall inside and outside close to the spine and more lateral. Any tender spot…

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Tennis Elbow Exercise “Tyler Twist”

Tennis Elbow Exercise “Tyler Twist”

hi i’m Dr. Pedersen and we’re going to be going over an exercise to help with tennis elbow something that is really good in rehabbing tennis this exercise is fantastic for helping to strengthen the muscle in what we call eccentric loading something you should understand about muscles, muscles can contract while they shorten as in my biceps shortening as it contracts but they can also lengthen as they contract that’s as I bring the weight back down. Most muscles…

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Green Belt: Day 1

Green Belt: Day 1

Hey greenbelts now it’s time to open up the posterior chain okay so remember what we’re going to do is we’re going to work a system called MSA the in this myofascial release foam roller ball something to dig into that tissue get it warmed up and this is the stretch so now you’re done digging that thing around now we want to elongate that tissue kind of clean it out a little bit once you’re done with all the…

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White Belt: Day 2

White Belt: Day 2

What we are going to do now is try to improve the mobility in that thoracic spine and lumbar spine junction okay so how I like to do that is I take a kind of a heavier style band we’re gonna do a yoga move it’s a cat cow move we’re gonna add a little baby resistance to it to kind of push you into the improper position your body’s gonna work hard to go against it okay but we’re…

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White Belt: Day 3

White Belt: Day 3

Hey Omega Ninjas so now it’s time to do some foam roller now you don’t know what a foam roller is not rocket science is first started as a piece of foam in a roll okay so you can go to Walmart Amazon whatever go pick up one of these bad boys now personally your beginning might not be a bad idea for you get one of these it’s just it’s nice it’s easy it’s cheap okay but they do…

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White Belt: Day 1

White Belt: Day 1

Hey everybody so we’re gonna talk about breathing mechanics so one of the things that we want to talk about is are you chest breathing or are you belly breathing so our goal is to get you to belly breathe because if you’re constantly using your chest and shoulders to elevate your ribcage though it gets air in your neck your shoulders are never going to function and heal the way we want to and so one drill up we’re…

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Shoulder Pain Treatment & Prevention: Rotator Cuff & Frozen Shoulder – Sock Doc

Shoulder Pain Treatment & Prevention: Rotator Cuff & Frozen Shoulder – Sock Doc

Hey this is Dr. Gangemi and welcome to our newest Sock Doc video. Today we’re going to talk about the shoulder and the shoulder joint in general. Helping out today is [Madison McCarroll]. Thanks for joining. Madison’s a great rower in the area. The shoulder you know most people think about the shoulder as just like a certain area which it obviously is but it’s really combined of three joints and three bones. So it’s a very dynamic area that’s…

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Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Trigger Points Treatments, Animation.

Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Trigger Points Treatments, Animation.

Myofascial pain syndrome is a common chronic pain disorder that can affect various parts of the body. Myofascial pain syndrome is characterized by presence of hyperirritable spots located in skeletal muscle called trigger points. A trigger point can be felt as a band or a nodule of muscle with harder than normal consistency. Palpation of trigger points may elicit pain in a different area of the body. This is called referred pain. Referred pain makes diagnosis difficult as the pain…

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