13 Gluteus Medius Stretches for Tight Hips

Looking for the best stretches to help loosen up a painful and/or tight Gluteus Medius? This blog post covers the 13 best Gluteus Medius Stretches. Gluteus Medius Release Releasing the Gluteus Medius will help relax the tight muscle and potentially make the following stretches even more effective. Instructions: Lie on the floor. Place the Gluteus … Read more

11 Back Stretches For Lower Back Pain

This blog post contains the 11 best Back Stretches for lower back pain. These stretches are designed to: a) Reclaim the normal movements in your lumbar spine. b) Reduce the over-sensitivity of the lower back structures. c) Minimize stiffness. Back stretches for Lower back Pain The following back stretches for lower back pain are designed … Read more

Levator Scapulae Stretches

Are you looking for the best Levator Scapulae Stretches? This blog post should help relax your tight neck! What causes a tight Levator Scapulae? Certain postures (See bottom of post for more information.) Shrugged shoulders Looking towards one side. (Eg. Using a computer) Using phone between the shoulder and head How do I know if … 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

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

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

Hip Impingement Exercises

What is Hip Impingement? Hip Impingement is a condition where the front (anterior) of the hip is compressed/pinched. (This generally occurs when the hip is flexed past 90 degrees.) It can lead to issues such as: Labral tears Cartilage wear Arthritis It is also referred to as Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI). What causes Hip Impingement? The … Read more