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How Physical Therapy Can Help with Urinary Incontinence
Urinary incontinence is a common condition that can have a significant impact on an individual's quality of life,...
Where is Rotator Cuff Pain
Discover where is rotator cuff pain located and the common causes of this condition. Learn about the various symptoms of rotator cuff pain, including common locations such as the shoulder, upper arm, neck and upper back. Understand how rotator cuff pain can be caused by overuse, injury, age and poor posture.
Rotator Cuff : Symptoms and Causes, Common Problems and Injuries
The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that hold the shoulder joint in place. This rotator cuff is made up of 4 muscles that create a common continuous tendon, which is where it get’s it’s name – the cuff-
5 Reasons to Hire a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist After a Prostatectomy
A radical prostatectomy is the surgical removal of the prostate gland and is typically used to treat prostate cancer....
The 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Open: A Performance Physical Therapist’s Take on How to Prepare and PR without Injury
The 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Open event is on the horizon, with that in mind I wanted to share with you what it takes to...
Car Accident Physical Therapy and Finding Relief
Car accidents happen every day. Physical therapists work with car accident victims anywhere from immediately following...
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for Men: Post-Prostatectomy Surgery
Pelvic floor physical therapy for men is a must following a prostatectomy surgery. Men are often left with urinary incontinence following the removal of their prostate and the best way to overcome that is via pelvic floor physical therapy.
Nerve Pain Awareness and Sciatica
Sciatica is an often debilitating condition with symptoms that mimic those of a herniated or prolapsed disc. Sciatica can also be caused by spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, spinal tumors, injury to the lower back or pelvis, infections in the spine and more. Here are some tips for physical therapy for sciatica pain!
Rotator Cuff Tear: Causes, Symptoms AND What To Do About It
Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints in physical therapy. In this article we are going to discuss...
Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: A Complete Guide of Causes, Symptoms and How To Fix Tendonitis
If you've been experiencing pain in your shoulder, it's time to take action. Rotator cuff tendinopathy is a common...
How To Perform the Sumo Deadlift and Increase Your Lift
Let’s breakdown how to properly perform the sumo deadlift. We will discuss muscles worked, how to properly perform and give a breakdown of the movement to show perfect technique for the sumo deadlift.
How to Properly Perform the Conventional Deadlift AND Difference Between the Deadlift and Clean
Walkthrough how to properly perform the conventional deadlift. We will discuss the muscles used, the differences between the conventional deadlift and the clean, a demonstration of the proper technique as well as common compensations with the conventional deadlift.
Movement Breakdown for Bench Press (Proper Technique to Keep You Lifting For Years to Come)
Want to perfect your bench press? Here is the movement breakdown for the bench press demonstrating the proper technique to keep you lifting for years to come. We will go over sport specific variations, muscles used in the bench press, and break down the technique through the set up, descent and ascent of the bench press.
How To Properly Perform the High Bar Back Squat
Let’s discuss how to properly perform the high bar back squat. We will show the common compensations and technique errors with the high bar back squat lift, the muscles used and walk through the movement analysis from set up, descent, transition and ascent of the high bar squat.
How To Perform The Low Bar Back Squat
Here is the movement analysis and instruction to perform the low bar back squat. We will discuss the muscles used, the best way to train the low bar back squat, the movement analysis as well as a demonstration of the perfect technique through the descent, transition and ascent phase of the low bar squat.
Most Effective Fitness Program Design
Effective fitness programs design to build better programs. We will discuss undulating vs linear periodization and what is the best progression strategy to reach your goals as quickly as possible while reducing the risk of injury. Progressive overload is key. Let’s look at some examples of linear and undulating progression strategies, pros and cons of each and how to apply these principles to design the most effective fitness programs for yourself or your clients.
Proper Form and Technique for the Overhead Press (OHP)
Here’s a break down of the proper form and technique for the overhead press (OHP).
How To Build a Program Using One Rep Max
Here’s a walkthrough of how to program using one rep max. Percentage based programming using your one rep max is the optimal way to progressively overload. We’ll go over strength vs hypertrophy goals and how that changes your workout plan as well as how volume, intensity and frequency plays a role. And finally how to tie it all together and build the program using your one rep max. As a bonus there are 2 rules that I use when designing programs for my clients to keep them progressing towards their goals as efficiently as possible without the risk of injury.
How To Choose The Right Weight For Your Workout
Confused on how to choose the right weight for your workout? Choosing the right weight is a challenge. Under-dose this and you won’t get the results and think your program is wrong, but if you overdose this you are at a higher risk for injury. Check out the step by step process I suggest you use to choose the right weight for your workout.