Posts in Movement
Controlled Articular Rotations (CARs)

Come learn about the many uses of Controlled Articular Rotations as we take you through the 4 most common applications to fit into your life or any level of fitness/performance you find yourself in. 

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Re-Thinking Stretching

When it comes to mobility work and stretching, your goals should dictate what you do. These goals direct your prescription of the type of mobility work and how long you should hold your stretches for.

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Are You Actually Stretching Your Hamstrings?

Joe Gambino, PT, DPT, CSCS discusses how typical hamstring stretches may not target what we intend it to. 

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Home Exercise Programs and Patient (Self) Trust

Trust is the one thing that changes everything.  In our latest blog Joe LaVacca offers his view on how this important concept relates to patients as it pertains to compliance with a Home Exercise Program.

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Sticking it to Pain: How to Use Kinesiology Taping

In this blog, Joe LaVacca discusses his views on Kinesiology Taping through his experiences as a teacher and in the clinic over the past few years.  He discusses why he uses tape, what he believes the tape actually does, and how it can be useful in the rehabilitation of patients, as long as we have realistic expectations on its benefits.  

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Connecting the Dots: Understanding Tensegrity & Mechanotransduction

How does tissue heal?  How does everything connect to everything?  Does it matter for healthcare professionals and patients alike to have a better understanding of these principles?  In our next blog with pose these questions and more as we discuss tensegrity and how it relates to human biology.

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Functional Range Release: Course Review

The Functional Anatomy Seminars consist of 3 systems covering all aspects of musculoskeletal care and optimization.In addition to being both the creator and head instructor of Functional Anatomic Palpation Systems (F.A.P.™), Functional Range Release (F.R.®) Techniques, and Functional Range Conditioning (FRC)™, Dr. Andreo Spina has also authored chapters in various sports medicine textbooks, is a published researcher, and internationally renowned speaker on the topics of manual therapy, soft tissue assessment and treatment, mobility/flexibility training, and physical conditioning.  We had the opportunity to take FRR of the Upper Limb this Winter and enjoyed it thoroughly.    

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