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Corrections, taping, and therapy

Videos my PT and I did on the SI joint

My PT was gracious enough to ask me what some things are that we could work together to put in a video series for people that need somewhere to start from.  Honestly we had enough information to make a zillion hours of stuff and ideas for days, but these three videos are where we ended … Continue reading »

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Partner and self corrections

more corrections: muscle energy technique, “hip shimmy” and sacral correction pubic symphasis correction: if you do not have a partner you can use a ball or a hard container like clorox wipes to put between your knees… or even use your hands for resistance. two other partner assisted corrections… he uses a LOT of medical … Continue reading »

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tape it up… I am in love with kenesio tape for supprt during healing!

Yup, that’s right… for anyone that has read any of my journal I have fallen in love with the helpful effects of Kenesio taping! It’s a flexible tape that feels like a second skin and “helps’ the muscles do their job… you can swim with it, shower with it, and as long as you round … Continue reading »

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Strengthening videos – phase 2

please go slowly with these and remember that none of this is a substitution for good medical care… we are just trying to show you exercises that might be helpful to you in your rehab. bird dog with progressions plank with progressions dead bugs with progressions Straight leg raises – progression and clam progressions – … Continue reading »

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Strengthening videos – phase 1

Here are some gentle stretches and exercises that you can do that will help begin to set things right and get you on your way back to a better life. Please remember when/if you start exercising without the eyes of a watchful medical professional. I’ve have tried to compile some videos that will help you … Continue reading »

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How can I stretch my _________ muscle?

As we get ourselves stable and can work on getting stronger, it is not uncommon to find a variety of different muscles crying for our attention. If you have a PT that your working with, ask them how you can deal with some of these problem spots at home. If you don’t have a PT … Continue reading »

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web sites for exercises and muscles

http://www.exrx.net/Exercise.html I tend to use these the most: Here is a great one that is animated and you can see where the muscle starts ( origin) and where it ends ( insertion) how it moves the body part, and what nerves supply it. http://www.getbodysmart.com/ap/muscularsystem/menu/menu.html   Exercise & Muscle Directory – http://www.exrx.net/Lists/Directory.html Biomechanical Deficiencies Weaknesses – … Continue reading »

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