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How to Increase ROM




Following my post on ‘Magic Tricks for the Shoulder‘ I got a few questions. The questions relate to how to increase ROM in general. So I thought I would start with a general joint ROM post. Then maybe pick one or two specific joints over the next few weeks. There may be many reasons why a […]

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Loading and Exploding




When we first learn about movement we are often introduced to concentric movement. Later eccentric and isometric may be added on. I remember these things being treated quite separately.  When you start digging a little deeper you look at the function and how these things may integrate together. When I first started to learn about […]

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How does the Knee Abduct?




I’ve become a little knee dominant over the last couple of weeks, but I’m getting some interesting questions about how the knee achieves some of its’ movements. Particularly, I get asked about ‘how does the knee abduct?’ It’s the one that is most common, because it is a little tricky to get your head around, […]

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Position Versus Motion




This is one of those things that is relatively simple, but is something that can trip you up and certainly I have ended up in arguments where it turns out we are talking about the same thing, but there is a mis-understanding about position versus motion.  Particularly when you are writing (!?) it’s easy to […]

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Health/Fitness Trends




The inspiration from this is the different health/ fitness trends I’ve seen come and go over the course my personal training and therapy career. I’m thinking ‘functional training’, ‘core stability’, ‘foam rollers’, ‘fascia’ and my the focus of my recent passion ‘pain science’. Now to my knowledge all are still around in some form or another […]

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Using Gravity, GRF, Mass and Momentum in Rehab




First of all, thank you for all your sharing of the original post about gravity, GRF, mass and momentum.  It really helps get the post out there and is very much appreciated. So today the we’ll look at the strategies I use for taking advantage of these powerful principles of function.  I’ll split them down […]

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