Neck Pain at Base of The Skull

If you have pain in the Base of the Skull, it is likely that you have tightness, tension and/or over-activity in the following muscles: Sub-Occipitals Upper Trapezius Splenius Capitis Semispinalis Capitis Sternocleidomastoid Note: Please see your doctor if you are not sure if the pain in the base of your skull is coming from the … Read more

The 5 Best Sternocleidomastoid Stretches

The Sternocleidomastoid (SCM) is a neck muscle that is generally tight in the vast majority of people. It may be involved with issues such as: Forward Head Posture Inefficient breathing patterns Headaches Stiffness in the neck This blog post post contains the 5 best ways to perform Sternocleidomastoid stretches. Do this first: Before performing the … Read more

Exercises to improve Ankle Dorsiflexion

What is Ankle Dorsiflexion? Ankle Dorsiflexion is the movement where the ankle (Talocrural joint) is bent in a backwards direction. Why is it so important? Having full ankle dorsiflexion is ESSENTIAL in your posture and movement. This is especially true for when you are moving! (such as Walking, Running, Squatting and Jumping) Restricted ankle mobility can lead … Read more

How To Fix High Arches In Feet

What are high arches in the feet? A high arch in the foot is characterized by having a more pronounced curve in the medial arch of the foot. As a result – there is a large gap between the bottom of the foot arch and the floor when standing. (Also referred to as: Oversupination, Pes … Read more

12 Sciatic Nerve Stretches (Leg Pain relief!)

Do you suffer from Sciatic Nerve pain that runs down the back of your leg? This blog post will cover a comprehensive list of the best Sciatic Nerve Stretches to help address this issue! READ THIS FIRST BEFORE PROCEEDING: If your leg pain is specifically being referred from your Lumbar Spine, it is essential to … Read more

11 Best Erector Spinae Stretches For Pain Relief

Do you have tight and/or painful back muscles? This blog post will list the 11 best Erector Spinae Stretches to help address this problem. Erector Spinae Muscle: The Erector Spinae is a group of muscles (Iliocostalis, Longissimus, Spinalis) that attach from the back of pelvis, torso and neck. Disclaimer: The content presented on this blog … Read more

Exercises for Hyperextended Knees

What Are Hyperextended Knees? Hyperextended Knees is where the knee joints are bent further than the normal range whilst in the standing position. It is also referred to as Genu Recurvatum or having “Banana knees”. Disclaimer: The content presented on this blog post is not medical advice and should not be treated as such. It … Read more

How to Fix Snapping Scapula Syndrome

What is Snapping Scapula Syndrome? Snapping Scapula Syndrome is when there is a snapping, popping, clicking and/or grinding sensation (collectively known as “Crepitus”) in the area between the shoulder blade and spine. The sound/sensation is generated as the shoulder blade rubs against the rib cage. (Ideally – the shoulder blade should glide smoothly on top … Read more