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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Common Cause for Pelvic Floor Issues or Coccyx Pain

 

Train clients with pelvic floor issues or coccyx pain?

Listen in with Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - as he discusses a common reason why.

For more information, check out the brand new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™: Anatomy of Female Specific Conditions.

We’ll be covering:  

  • pelvic floor exercises
  • corrective exercise
  • low back pain
  • low back pain relief during and after pregnancy
  • osteoporosis and increasing bone density
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One of the best corrective exercises for the glutes

 

Got clients going for hip surgery? Recuperating from hip surgery? Trying to avoid hip surgery?

Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - discusses how the glutes are key to improving hip function whether your client is going for surgery, recuperating from surgery or trying to avoid surgery.

In this video Dr. Osar is shares:

  • A simple hip assessment
  • One of the best corrective exercises for the glutes
  • An integrative pattern for pelvic stability and strength
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Three Keys to Addressing Low Back Pain in Adults

 

3 Keys to Addressing low back pain and providing low back pain relief for adults.

Dr. Evan Osar of Integrative Movement Institute discusses his go-to method and some myths surrounding low back issues. And he shares his number 1 corrective exercise strategy for improving posture and using posture correction.

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Thoracic Rotation In Walking

 

Do you have clients with thoracic mobility issues?

Dr.Evan Osar - Two Anatomy Geeks™ - discusses the #1 reason your older clients lose thoracic rotation.

He will also share with you an easy go-to exercise for improving thoracic rotation.

If you are interested in learning more about walking, consider purchasing the Two Anatomy Geeks series on Anatomy of Gait

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Simple 3-step footwork and corrective exercise strategy for foot strength

 

Clients have ‘wobbly’ ankles? It could be their intrinsic foot control and not ‘weak’ ankles. Dr. Evan Osar discusses a simple 3-step footwork and corrective exercise strategy for foot strength The foot needs to adapt to the ground and then become stable for support and push off. When exercising it should generally be supported upon the tripod - under the big toe, small toe, and heel. The intrinsic muscles - including the quadratus plantar and lumbricals - redirect the pull of the flexor digitorim longus and help support the metatarsal phalangeal (MTP’s) joints.

Wobbly ankles is often an attempt - and frontal plane over-correction - to gain support upon the tripod. If this is the cause, we’ve found success with the following approach.

1. Stimulate (activate) the mechanoreceptors in the quadratus plantar and lumbricals - hands work best for lumbricals since they are deep.

2. Short toe flexion - Flex at the MTP’s without using the long toe...

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Carry Pattern for Older Adults

 

Carry Pattern - one of the best patterns for older adults, and a common cause of shoulder and neck issues.

Dr. Evan Osar, author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions, discussed and demonstrated how the carry pattern can drive shoulder and neck issues in this week's Facebook Live. He explained how to use carry patterns to improve posture, balance, and walking in older adults.

Dr. Evan Osar and Jill Leary will begin their next Two Anatomy Geeks Series, The Anatomy of Gait, Saturday, March 5th at 9am (CST).

Registration for this event is still open!

This series will focus on:

  • anatomy of walking including the hamstrings, the anterior and posterior oblique chains, and the role of the SIJ
  • easy to perform assessments and corrective exercise to improve walking
  • functional exercise progressions to improve posture, balance, and walking speed.

This is guaranteed to be the most fun you’ve had learning and more importantly, applying your anatomy...

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Three Go To Exercises for Lengthening the Hamstrings

 

Do Your Clients Have Hamstring Tightness?

Stop stretching and help your client start aligning, breathing, and controlling their anterior pelvic tilt. In this video, Dr. Evan Osar discusses go to exercises for lengthening the hamstrings.

In their upcoming Two Anatomy Geeks™ series, The Anatomy of Gait, Dr. Evan Osar and Jill Leary will be discussing the functional role of the hamstrings. This series addresses the hamstrings and their role in posture, walking, and sacroiliac joint stabile.

If you are interested in joining Dr. Osar & Jill Leary, register for their upcoming series - Anatomy of Gait

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Three Cues for Upper & Lower Back Tightness

 

Why do your clients get tight? Is stretching the best approach?

Dr. Evan Osar, author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions, discusses in this video. 

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