Dr. Dustin's Tips, Exercises, and Discussion for all things Physical Therapy

If your goal is to throw harder and perform better. ⁣⁣
Better be doing mobility/flexibility work. ⁣⁣
I personally love this one with the foam roller. ⁣⁣
But the key with the foam roller is passive mobility will NOT give you what you want. ⁣⁣
That’s why I li...

Throwers and Overhead Athletes⁣

Here’s a really quick way to improve your shoulder mobility immediately. ⁣

Use the Internal Rotation check (hand behind your back) to check your motion first. ⁣

Then go into the stretch to open up the joint. ⁣

Here’s how you do i...

Throw, lift, or hit overhead?⁣⁣ ⁣⁣

Better check internal rotation of your shoulder. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣

Here’s a really fast check to see how flexible your rotator cuff and posterior (back side) shoulder joint is. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Flexibility and mobility are so overlooked in developing true s...

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 stretc...

April 30, 2019

Hey Throwing Athletes⁣ ⁣

Try this exercise and see how stable your shoulder really is. ⁣ ⁣

This is one of my absolute favorites when it comes to stabilizing the shoulder for overhead activity such as a throw. ⁣ ⁣ You have to rely on grip, shoulder and shoulder blade st...

April 19, 2019

It was junior year of high school.  I was starting at short stop, number 2 batter and I would go on to make All-Conference team that year.

Things were going great until I went to turn the hardest double play I've ever turned.  I mean I put everything into the throw...li...

April 17, 2019

Back Pain/Sciatica Self Assessment⁣ ⁣ Lumbar Flexion (Forward Bending)⁣ ⁣

Just being real. Most people before I work with them move like 💩. ⁣ ⁣ Especially with flexion. ⁣ ⁣ And it’s the one direction you’ll move THE MOST into during the day. 2,000-4,000x/day according...

April 13, 2019

Lower back pain, sciatica, hip pain, hamstrings tightness?⁣ ⁣

Here’s a snippet of Dr. D’s SELF-ASSESSMENT LIVE that was on Facebook. ⁣Just search @drdustinhoward or go to 


You should definitely head...

“Tight Hamstrings”?⁣

Here’s a self assessment to check how tight they are yourself. ⁣

This video is part of a much much larger video series I am doing for people who suffer with tight hamstrings. ⁣

In the series we will discuss how to determine whether it is a lowe...

Pain or difficulty reaching overhead? (Part 3)⁣⁣
Dr. Dustin’s Shoulder Series:⁣⁣
Sticking with the idea of using the most underrated real estate of the shoulder (the shoulder blade). ⁣⁣
Let’s talk progression. ⁣⁣
Resisted Scapular Protraction with Flexion⁣...

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Physical Therapy and Personal Training

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