15 Nov

Prolonged Static Sitting*

Prolonged sitting can aggravate cervical, thoracic and lumbar pain. In an ideal world, frequent interruption of these static positions, every 1-2 hours, is the best method to counteract the ill effects these positions create. Most times sitting puts the spine in a flexed(forward) bias. It makes sense then to move our spine into extended (backward) […]

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01 Nov

Shoulder Injury Prevention

Volleyball and swimming are examples of sports that require frequent overhead motions. It is inevitable that at some point, that the athlete will experience a shoulder injury. Most shoulder problems are the result of improper movement mechanics such as poor scapular (shoulder blade) control, reduced thoracic mobility, and even inadequate lumbar stability. It stands to […]

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