How Pecs Can Help Shoulder Pain: A Mentorship Session

I recently did a mentorship session with my good friend, movement consultation partner, functional medicine guru, and #bae, Dave Rascoe from Method Strength. Dave and I collaborated on a client of his, and we used one of our mentorship sessions to talk through my decision-making process. We talked about a variety of topics, including theoretical underpinnings that influenced my decisions, the assessment process, exercise selection, and so much more. If you like what you see, want to improve your coaching skills, want to make better clinical decisions with your patients, and so much more, you can join my personalized mentorship program by filling out the form below the video. You can also learn more about the program here. Enjoy the video, and read the case summary and topics mentioned in the talk below to get a glimpse into my thought process.  Fill out the form below to sign up for the mentorship program. Here were a couple links and videos of things discussed in this session. Here are some posts on the infrasternal angle: Infrasternal Angle Overhead vs. Quadruped Diaphragmatic Breathing You can also get the most in-depth discussion on the infrasternal angle by subscribing to my newsletter in the link below: Here is the glute-biased dorsal rostral thoracic expansion, a great move for people with narrow infrasternal angles and hip external rotation limitations The glute-biased straight leg raise crossovers serve a similar purpose,  as the above activity, only adding a rotational bias to the movement. Here were the two

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Help Any Client Achieve Their Goals

I recently did a little spot on IFAST University regarding how I approach, assess, and progress people along the physical activity continuum. Read the little intro  below, and if you want to watch the video, click on the picture or the link. As a bonus, I put together a little PDF outlining how I improve the movement variability side of physical activity. If you sign up for IFAST University, you’ll get access to it. Without further adieu, here is the post. The Four Step Process to Address Movement Limitations I’m in the business of creating change, but — as you know — that stuff is HARD TO DO. How do you simplify the process? I like to outline things. When thoughts have a directional flow, it’s easier to keep everything straight. So I have to ask myself questions about each and every situation. What kind of person is in front of me? And what am I going to do with him or her? In this post, I’ll outline my process of helping people achieve their health and performance goals. We’ll discuss:The 4 areas where we can start creating change My main area of focus: physical activity The 4 steps physical activity Each step from my physical therapy view Each step from my performance coach view My progression for mobility The 3 active mobility tests I use Testing for arm motion with lower body tests Runners who get pain after they run 5 miles Patients who get back pain after they

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