Lower Body Injuries

Finding The Function in Disfunction: The Foundation of Functional Training

Finding The Function in Disfunction: The Foundation of Functional Training

The assessment that I use to evaluate the movement of my clients is inspired by the FMS and there are elements of the FMS in my 4 point movement assessment. What I am looking for with my basic knowledge of human movement and kinesiology is making sure that the athlete has good, ankle, hip, and shoulder. I also assess Thoracic mobility and stability which affects everything from your breathing to your shoulder and lower back health. I started producing a series of videos showing exercises that I use to improve the strength and the mobility of these three key areas, here is one of them......

Knee injuries... an ounce of prevention will help you long term

Knee injuries... an ounce of prevention will help you long term

According to the Centers for Diseases Control (CDC), “the anterior cruciate ligament Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury affects as many as 250,000 individuals in the United States annually. Resulting in an annual health care cost exceeding $2 billion, this injury typically occurs in the physically active population, and while the incidence of ACL injury is greater in males due to greater exposure to physical activity, the relative risk of injury per exposure is 2 to 8 times greater in females.”