Hip Impingement Exercises

What is Hip Impingement? Hip Impingement is a condition where the front 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 and premature arthritis. It is also referred to as Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI). What causes Hip Impingement? … Read more Hip Impingement Exercises

Shoulder Impingement Exercises (UPDATED 2020)

Image courtesy of stockimages at FreeDigitalPhotos.net What is Shoulder Impingement? Shoulder Impingement is the compression of the following structures in the shoulder: Subacromial bursa Supraspinatus tendon As a result – this can lead to painful conditions such as: 1. Subacromial bursitis Let’s break it down into simpler terms: a) Subacromial¬†=¬†“underneath the acromion”. (The acromion is … Read more Shoulder Impingement Exercises (UPDATED 2020)

Quadratus Lumborum stretch (12 Different exercises)

“What is the best Quadratus Lumborum stretch? (Short cut: Click here to go straight to the stretches!) The Quadratus Lumborum (or QL for short) is a muscle that is located on both sides of the lumbar spine. (… and if you have ever had any lower back pain, it is safe to assume that this … Read more Quadratus Lumborum stretch (12 Different exercises)

How to fix Winged Scapula (UPDATED 2020)

What is a Winged Scapula? A Winged Scapula (also known as 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). The content presented on this blog … Read more How to fix Winged Scapula (UPDATED 2020)

How to fix Hyperlordosis (Arched back)

What is Hyperlordosis? Hyperlordosis refers to the excessive arch in the lower back. It involves hyper extension in the lumbar spine. The content presented on this blog post is not medical advice and should not be treated as such. It is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. … Read more How to fix Hyperlordosis (Arched back)