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Stretching pt 17- Hand

January 11, 2016

In the introduction post to this series, we reviewed and answered some common questions regarding stretching, including why, when, how, etc. Click here to review it. In this post we will be talking about how to stretch out the hand. This area includes the muscles/tendons of the fingers and thumb and is a common area for […]

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Mobilization- wrist

In this post I’m going to show you a mobilization for the wrist. To do it you’re going to need some elastic tubing/resistance band or a strap that someone else can hold for you. The whole goal of this mob (mobilization) is to use the strap to glide the radius and ulna (forearm bones) so […]

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Tennis ball mobilizations- Hand

In this post I’m going to show you how to use the tennis ball to mobilize the muscles in the hand. This includes the the longer finger tendons, as well as, the muscles of the thumb and pinky finger. The goal with this mobilization is to anchor one end of the muscle down and then […]

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Self Muscle Massage- pt 17 Hand

This is part seventeen in the Self Muscle Massage Series. In the introduction post to this series we introduced and demonstrated the three muscle release techniques that will be used in this post. If you would like to review them, click here. If you would like to see any other parts of the series, click here. In […]

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Anterior Hip

This region consists of the hip flexors (iliopsoas and illiacus), the rectus femoris (part of the quad muscles), sartorious, and pectineus. In this section you will find our available treatment plans as well as the different self treatment techniques on this site. Injury Treatment Plans for this area: (* note. each treatment plan includes a […]

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Hip Flexors

As you may recall from our intro post on kinesiology taping, we’re going to focus on each muscle group/joint and show you how to use kinesiology tape in three distinct ways: Immediately after injury  (for swelling and pain) During the healing process (correction techniques to restore normal position and allow for healing) Techniques to help improve […]

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Psoas/Hip Flexor Mobilization

In this post I’m going to show you a mobilization technique specifically for the front of the hip/psoas area. To do it you’re going to need a new tool or to be creative and built your own. My personal favorite is to slice open a tennis ball and stick it on the end of something […]

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Stretching- pt 5 Front of hip

In the introduction post to this series, we reviewed and answered some common questions regarding stretching, including why, when, how, etc. Click here to review it. In this post we will be talking about stretches specifically for the front of the hip. This includes the psoas/hip flexor, illiacus, sartorious and the smaller internal rotator muscles of […]

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Mobilization- Hip

In this post I’m going to show you a mobilization technique for the front of the hip/psoas area. To do it you’re going to need some elastic tubing/resistance band or a strap that someone else can hold for you. The whole goal of this mob (mobilization) is to use the strap to help move the […]

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Bicep Tricep

January 8, 2016

The upper arm consists of the muscles that bend and straighten the elbow, namely the large bicep and tricep muscles. It also includes the deeper brachialis and brachioradialis, as well as the muscles that rotate the forearm. In this section you will find our available treatment plans as well as the different self treatment techniques […]

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