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How to fix Flared Ribs

What are Flared Ribs? When you have flared ribs, the lower portion at the front of your rib cage protrudes forwards and out. It is associated with an increased arch of the lower back. Ideally – The rib cage should feed directly into the pelvis. // What are the causes? a) Weak abdominal muscles The abdominalRead More

How to improve your Ankle Dorsiflexion

What is Ankle Dorsiflexion? It is the movement where the ankle (talocrural joint) is bent in a backwards direction. .. and 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! (walking, running, squatting and jumping) Why? … Because restricted ankle mobility will leadRead More

How to fix a Winged Scapula

Image from ePainAssist. What is a Winged Scapula? A Winged Scapula (Scapula Alata) is when the medial (inner) border of the shoulder blade protrudes off the rib cage.  (… Ideally – it should sit completely flat!) Scapular winging can be observed in: Normal resting posture (static) and/or Certain shoulder movements (dynamic). Other characteristics: Drooping shoulder Uneven shouldersRead More