Knee Osteoarthritis. Train clients with painful knees?

knee osteoarthritis Jul 29, 2022

One simple myofascial release strategy using the Activator from Rollgaa and one of the best corrective exercises for clients with knee osteoarthritis.

This Saturday is part 3 of the new series: Anatomy of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis.

We’ll be discussing:

knee anatomy and common issues

assessment and corrective exercise

functional exercise progressions.

All sessions are recorded. CEC’s (ACE and NASM and AFAA) applied for once series is completed. This will be the most fun you’ve had learning and more importantly, applying your new anatomy knowledge.

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3 Common Signs One is Not Breathing Appropriately


The diaphragm is one of the most important muscles in the body. It has primary functions in respiration, stabilization, and mobilization. It facilitates circulation, relaxation, and excitation. Like any skeletal muscle, it atrophies and weakens when not used appropriately.

Daily breathing obviously keeps one alive however it is not enough to optimize function.   

Chronic postural control issues, stability, and the loss of balance are 3 common signs one is not breathing appropriately.   

As health and fitness professionals, it’s on us to educate and empower our clients on the importance of breath training.   

Coming soon: Breath: for Posture, for Movement, for Performance.

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Can Posture, Balance & Walking lead to Improved Longevity?


Does posture, balance, and walking have a place in your training programs?

Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - discusses how you train posture, balance, and training into your current programs for adults.

If you’re looking to understand the link between posture, balance, and walking, check out Two Anatomy Geeks ™: The Anatomy of Posture, Balance, and Walking.

  • Discover how understanding anatomy influences your training of posture, balance, and walking
  • Discover how to incorporate assessments and corrective exercises that can improve posture, balance, and walking
  • Discover how your new found anatomy knowledge can help more of your current clients achieve their health and fitness and goals
  • Educate and empower yourself to be the solution for your current and potential clients
  • Earn CEC’s
  • Excel at training the adult population
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Core Exercises: What’s best for chronic low back pain?


If you work with clients who have low back pain, they may ask you what are the best core exercises for them.

Dr. Evan Osar and his colleague Bucky discuss the function & anatomy of the abdominals, as well as what exercises to give your clients with low back pain.

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The best exercise for your clients with low back pain.

Uncategorized May 31, 2022

Dr. Evan Osar discusses:

1. Why low back and core exercises may not help your clients

2. How to quickly and easily assess if your exercise strategy is helping your client

3. Understanding anatomy to help more clients with chronic low back, hip, and pelvis issues

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Simple Corrective Exercise to Address Knee Valgus


Many individuals have knee valgus and a ‘weak’ glute medius is often blamed.

Could their exercises be to blame?

Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - demonstrates: -how common gluteus medius exercises can contribute to knee issues -a simple corrective exercise to address knee valgus -a simple way to eliminate valgus stress during common exercises.

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Solutions to eliminate neck tension


Many individuals complain of chronic neck tension and that pesky ‘knot’ in their neck. Could their exercises be to blame?

Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - demonstrates: -how common shoulder exercises cause neck issues -a simple corrective exercise to address trigger points in the neck -a simple way to eliminate neck tension during pulling exercises.

Two Anatomy Geeks™: The Anatomy of the Head and Neck 5-hours of content. Learn at your own pace.

And discover:

the anatomy of the head and neck muscles

assessments and corrective exercises for the head and neck and how to avoid common issues

functional exercise progressions to improve range and ease of motion And earn CECs from ACE, AFAA, and NASM.

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Training Clients with Osteoporosis


Got clients with osteoporosis?

Dr. Evan Osar -author of #correctiveexercise solutions - discusses why you must do this type of exercise for clients who are at risk and/or currently have osteopenia and/or osteoporosis. #osteoporosis #osteopenia 

Learn more in Part three of Two Anatomy Geeks™Female Specific Conditions -  training women with osteopenia and osteoporosis. 

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Three things for female clients with knee issues

Got female clients with knee valgus?
It’s National Women’s Health Week and Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - is sharing 3 things for women with knee issues during this video. 
 During Two Anatomy Geeks Female Specific Conditions Part 2 Dr. Osar & guest Jenice Mattek will discuss the importance of understanding the the impact of exercise during the menstrual cycle and after surgery as well as scar tissue. 
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The Importance of Posture & the Pelvic Floor

Pelvic floor issues? Stress Urinary Incontinence? Posture can make a difference.

Dr. Evan Osar, author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions, discusses:
research about posture and the pelvic floor;
importance of sitting posture and activation of the pelvic floor;
exercise and the pelvic floor.

Brand new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™: Anatomy of Female Specific Conditions begins this Saturday, May 7th at 9am (CDT).
This brand new series will cover:
anatomy, assessment, and training of the pelvic floor
the impact of the menstrual cycle, surgery/scar tissue and training considerations
bone health, density, and osteoporosis. All sessions are recorded.
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