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Joint-by-joint: low back pain.

Joint-by-joint: low back pain. This is the fourth post in a series about ways to identify and correct movement imbalances. Foam Rolling, Joint-by-Joint, and Core should be read or skimmed prior to reading this post. Following the joint-by-joint approach for low pack pain, it points us to two specific areas: the hips and the thoracic spine […]

Joint-by-Joint approach

Joint-by-joint approach. In my last post I introduced foam rolling in a very basic, surface level way. This post, I’m going to dig a little deeper into the importance of using foam rolling, as well as other recovery techniques, to avoid or recovery from injury. Gray Cook coined the phrase and accompanying theory “joint-by-joint” approach. […]

Foam Rolling.

Foam Rolling. I had a client ask me a question today; she told me her lower calves were really bothering her, and asked me what she could do about it. I had just finished training her husband, and he was hanging in the room next door (inversion table). I hollered to him: “Your wife’s calves […]


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