Posts tagged "anatomy"
Kathy Dooley explores the differences, in both anatomy and function, of the iliacus and psoas. It’s all about where they originate.
Eric Beard categorizes the musculature of the thoracic spine, discusses the different muscle groups and how they can control safe range of motion or contribute to stress and strain.
Do you check the range of motion of the great toe and metatarsals of your clients? This is often overlooked and has great implications for biomechanical compensations.
Qigong is one of the most layered, ancient and powerful practices used to bring about massive health benefits and recovery efforts. Chris Holder tells us how it’s still relevant today...
If you sit all day, you’ll eventually deal with hip compression. Kathy Dooley takes you to her working position—the lunge—for decompression and full hip extension.
The key to injury prevention and injury rehab is a sound understanding of functional anatomy. Mike Boyle clears up misconceptions about the anatomy responsible for hip flexion.
Everyone needs adequate thoracic mobility, but it is challenging to know how much each person needs. Taylor Lewis covers the anatomy to help you know where that movement originates.
When considering the IAO, don’t just think ‘abdomen.’ Anna Folckomer shows you how connections with the back and thoracolumbar fascia create core stability.
Looking for a quick postural assessment to easily see your client’s asymmetries? Spend two minutes with Eric Beard and you’ve got one.
What is the difference between an extrinsic core muscle and an intrinsic core muscle? Kathy Dooley demonstrates the functional anatomy for you using body painting.
Need an anatomy refresher? Kathy Dooley proposes body painting as a new and powerful way to continue your functional anatomy education.
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