Cause for Chronic Hip Tightness in Female Clients

 

Train female clients with tight hips?

It could be tight external hip rotators. Dr. Evan Osar, author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions, discusses a common reason why many female clients can develop chronic hip tightness. He’ll also shares any easy way to assess and address and progress your client in this week's Facebook Live. 

If you are training female clients who struggle with chronic hip tightness, stress urinary incontinence, and osteoporosis, check out the brand new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™: Training Female Specific Conditions

In this brand new series, you’ll discover: 

anatomy of the pelvic floor, abdominals, and more; 

how surgery impacts the core and pelvic floor; 

how to assess and use corrective exercise to address chronic tightness and improve muscle mass, mobility, and bone density in your female clients. 

This series begins on May 7th. 

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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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The secret to resolving chronic tightness

 

What’s the secret to resolving chronic tightness?

It’s the same ‘secret’ that can help your client’s posture and even improve performance.

Dr. Evan Osar of Integrative Movement Institute discusses how breath training can be incorporated into your programs to change posture, increase flexibility, and even improve balance and strength.

If you enjoyed this information and are looking to learn more about how improved breath can help your clients, check out the Two Anatomy Geeks™ series,  Anatomy of Breathing.

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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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Dr. Osar Shares the Secret to Walking Faster & More Efficiently

 

Dr. Osar shared two important facts about walking and one secret to improving walking speed & efficiency this week on Facebook.

If you are interested in learning more about the Two Anatomy Geek's series he mentioned, The Anatomy of Gait, click here to learn more. The first episode aired on Saturday, March 5th and available for viewing after the series is purchased.

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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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