Get off social media. To get a positive frame of mind, switch off ocassionally from tech life; go on a “digital diet.” Consider adding in social meetings and face-to-face interactions.
When you take CBD, it interacts with your endocannabinoid system and complements its function. Additionally, CBD binds to non-cannabinoid receptors, which makes it a viable option for coping with so many ailments. So how else does CBD work?
In my Ask Me Anything series of Blog Posts, the following questions was asked: Question: I have flat feet and overpronation. Will Pilates exercises help me resolve the problem? Or are orthotics my only option for preventing problems …
I am creating a new blog post feature to my content called Ask Dr. Joe, or perhaps better put, Ask Me Anything*. With Ask Me Anything, you can write to me by email (email@example.com) and ask me any question about: …
There are eight carpal bones of the wrist, arranged in two rows of four. proximal row (radial to ulnar) : scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum, pisiform distal row (radial to ulnar) : trapezius, trapezoid, capitate, hamate The carpals articular with: the radius …
Using devices like foam rollers, massage balls and massage guns is a great way to supplement traditional massage therapy and achieve muscle recovery for athletes and non-athletes
Yoga has branched into different types and become favored by people of all ages and religions. In so doing, it has changed its form.
Having a post-workout massage will help reduce athletic injuries as it massages the deep tissue, improving your flexibility, and reducing your risk for injuries.
So now we know why we stretch – to benefit our body and mind. Let’s see some techniques of stretching that might be of assistance.
Muscle Anatomy Master Class (MAMC) is the most comprehensive and detailed muscle anatomy online video class in the world!
We’ve just done a brand new Introduction Walkthrough for LearnMuscles Continuing Education, our streaming subscription service for manual therapists and movement professionals. Enjoy!
Thoracic dishing is a postural distortion pattern in which a part of the thoracic spine has a reverse curve of lordosis (extension) instead of the usual kyphosis (flexion). In this free Digital COMT video, Dr. Joe Muscolino explains this condition and how to treat it with manual therapy. Enjoy!
While some of the effects of aging during our senior years are beyond our control, there are opportunities for maintaining your well-being…
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Sacroiliac Joint Assessment Protocol. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on LMCE: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Seated Thoracic Joint Mobilization into Extension Modifications for the Client. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on LMCE: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
There are several sleeping habits that reduce your sleep quality which you may not even be paying attention to. These common issues include…
Physical inactivity is a risk factor for the development of chronic muscle pain and may create hyperalgesia (hypersensitivity to pain) in the nervous system.
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Smell the Armpit Listen to the Armpit Self Care Stretch for the Neck. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on LMCE: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
The ideal firmness to your mattress allows the apex of your thoracic spine and pelvis to sink in, but then firm enough to support your lumbar spine.
The major take-home points regarding infant touch from this study are: 1. Touch can be beneficial toward lessening pain; and 2. The quality of touch matters.
Elongation of the spine is often spoken of by Pilates instructors. But what exactly is elongation of the spine and how is it achieved biomechanically?
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Stretching the Pectoralis Minor with Arm Abduction. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on LMCE: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
Regarding overuse injuroies, the authors suggested that if manual therapy were administered early, before pathological changes occur…
The researchers attribute the greater impact loading with the highly cushioned shoes to a stiffer leg during landing than with conventional shoes.
Epimuscular myofascial force transmission is a concept that concerns transmission of muscular forces other than the sliding filament mechanism.
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Tuning Fork Evaluation for a Fractured Bone. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on LMCE: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
Proper posture isn’t just about standing up straight. You also need to monitor your posture while sitting and lying down.
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Trendelenburg Gait Assessment. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on LMCE: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
These evidence-based studies explain the physiology and suggest that post-exercise massage reduces tissue damage and accelerates muscle recovery.
A daily five-minute massage with a face roller could result in up to a 25% increase in blood flow to the skin.