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Category: Videos


Mobilization to Improve Abduction of the AC Joint

The AC joint can be a very stubborn (and stiff) joint that wreaks havoc in patients with shoulder limitations or pain.  There are many ways to mobilization or manipulate this joint to restore movement.  However, I haven’t really seen any mobilizations that specifically work to improve congruency of the joint and/or abduction range of motion.  This video explains my thought process and how I’ve worked to improve these two things on a patient with previous history of grade II separation.

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Palpation of the Scapula

Check out this video on palpation of a key point on the scapula, often confused to be another structure in the upper quadrant.

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Measuring Cervical ROM Without Compensation

How well do you really know a patient’s true cervical rotation ROM? Watch this video to see how we modify one simple measure to reveal a lot of compensations commonly done by patients.

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Regaining Flexion/IR of the Hip

Ever have a patient with problems going into a deep squat (or even normal squat for that matter)?  What about someone having hip impingement?  Or just groin pain when sitting to prolonged periods of time?  The list could go on and on…

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The MOST IMPORTANT ankle stretch… ever!

This video demonstrates the most important of all ankle stretches for our patients with lower quadrant problems…

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