🚨 Client Story 🚨 Meet Laryssa Diagnosed with Knee Arthritis at age 25. She had been dealing with severe knee pain to the point she could barely walk and get very much direction or course of action from other doctors. Within 1 week her pain goes from 7/10 to 1/10. In her own words “It was insane!” Now she’s back doing things she never thought she would be able to do again like squatting, lunges, even just going up and down stairs. Here’s what we di
Shoulder Stretch for Lats. I cannot tell you how many times I’ve had to stretch extremely tight Lats on athletes. You can get so much more range out of the shoulder into flexion (reaching up) when they aren’t so tight pulling against you. Here’s a simple stretch to work on to release tight Lats. The key 🔑 is with rotating back into it. That puts the Lats on an incredible stretch. If you’ve been around me, you know I like dynamic stretching. Higher reps. Lower
Pain or difficulty reaching up or overhead (Part 2)?
Dr. Dustin’s Shoulder Series:
The shoulder blade is the most underrated piece of real estate around the shoulder.
It accounts for 1/3 of all overhead motion with its movement on the rib cage.
Poor activation here, you’re not reaching overhead.
Upward rotation of the shoulder blade is of utmost importance so we are going to work on activating the muscles that do that.
Difficulty or Pain Raising Your Arm Overhead? (Part 1) Click the link above for the full video. Dr. Dustin’s Shoulder Series:
I’ve seen a lot with people having tremendous difficulty raising an arm overhead.
Sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s not.
Even had a lady recently that reached out to me that had an ACDF (cervical fusion for the non medical people out there).
All because they thought the neck was what was causing her shoulder not to be able to
Anyone who has ever been injured or has had difficulty with returning to a particular sport or activity knows that the transition from where you are to where you need to be to do what you love to do is often the hardest part. There are a lot of great exercises and activities out there for common problems that people have, but what most of them lack is the ability to customize to what you really need to recover. Sure, you can try exercises on YouTube or something you saw onc