How to Help Clients with Frozen Shoulder

Do you have clients with frozen shoulder? Here’s what to do!

On the recent edition of Two Anatomy Geeks™, Dr. Evan Osar & Jill Leary discuss. 
Dr.  Osar shared common causes of frozen shoulder. In this week's IMI Insider he will highlight what we understand about frozen shoulder and what you need to know.
If you’re interested in learning more about the shoulder - including the must do assessments, the best corrective exercises, and safe functional exercises for the older adult population - check out our series Anatomy of Common Orthopedic Injuries of the Shoulder.

CLICK HERE to purchase this series!

When you enroll, you get immediate access to:
  • over 5 hours of shoulder anatomy > this knowledge will help you understand and explain why so many of your clients struggle with chronic shoulder tightness
  • the best assessments and go-to corrective exercises for improving shoulder mobility and stability > so...
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Why many clients struggle latissimus tightness


Latissimus tightness?

Dr. Osar shares one reason many clients struggle with shoulder mobility despite #myofascialrelease and mobility drills. 

If you found this information helpful and you’re looking to be part of an amazing community of like-minded individuals who are upleveling their knowledge and skillset, then join us for the brand new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™:


In Part 3 of our brand new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™: Anatomy of Common Shoulder Orthopedic Injuries we’ll be covering the latissimus dorsi and trees major and how to apply your anatomy knowledge to rows, planks, and pull ups.

When you enroll, you get:

immediate access to the first two sessions

knowledge you can directly apply to your clients programs

live question and answer, programming CEC’s will be applied for once the series is completed.

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Exercise for Scapular Winging

Best exercise for scapular winging?
In this edition of Integrative Movement Insider Dr. Evan Osar discuss a common cause of scapular winging.
He will also share a simple assessment and the best exercise for addressing scapular winging. Finally, Dr. Osar shares why the push up plus will actually perpetuate scapular winging.
And if you work with clients with chronic shoulder issues - tightness, postural control issues, and/or discomfort we encourage you to purchase this month's Two Anatomy Geeks series. 
When you enroll, you’ll receive immediate access to last week’s session on scapular stabilization. And you’ll receive the link to this Saturday’s session on the rotator cuff.
You’ll also receive all three recordings, handouts, as well as CEC’s (once the series is completed).
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Shoulder mobility problems?


It could be the #subclavius is inhibited by excessive shoulder compression. Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - discusses a common issue and simple solution to #shouldertightness after a #shoulderworkout.

Do you work with individuals with shoulder issues like #rotatorcuff, #labraltear, or #bicepstendonitis? Dr. Evan Osar and Jill Leary - the Two Anatomy Geeks™ - will be sharing more great info in the brand new series: Anatomy of Common Shoulder Injuries.

During this brand new series, you’ll discover:

Why so many clients struggle with #shoulderpain and #shouldermobility issues;
how to use simple assessments and #correctiveexercise to improve #posture and movement;
how to integrate more optimal function into your clients #shoulderworkout.

Starts Saturday, September 10.
5 hours of content you can apply immediately with your clients.
CECs will be applied for once the series is completed.

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How to activate the serratus anterior.


Serratus anterior is a common muscle involved with shoulder issues.

Dr. Evan Osar discusses how to modify shoulder exercises to improve serrates anterior and scapular stability. In the brand new 3-part series of Two Anatomy Geeks™, you will discover:

the anatomy of the shoulder including the serrates anterior scapular stabilizers

the most common causes of impingement, tendonitis, and labral tears;

how to properly assess and choose the best corrective exercises for improving posture and movement.

You will leave with information you can use right away with your clients.
If you can’t be on live, you will have access to the handouts and recordings.
CECs will be applied for at the completion of the series

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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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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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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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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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