Category: Clinical Pearls

Making Your Plank More Effective

By Michael Lau of ThePreHabGuys.  This article was originally published at Human Performance Therapy. What is the core? Before we dive into advanced plank progressions, we must first set straight what the core is and why core stability is so vital for our movement system’s health and longevity. The core, from a muscular standpoint, is Read More …

Bad Exercises: Fact or Fiction?

By Michael Lau of ThePrehabGuys The following article was originally published at Human Performance Therapy. What do you think? Is there anything such as bad exercise? Let us know your thoughts by answering the polls throughout the article and comment below. There is a huge misconception in the fitness and rehab worlds. Far too often, Read More …

A Simple Test for Scapular Dyskinesis You Must Use

This article was originally published by Mike Reinold.  View the original article by clicking here. A common part of my examinations includes assessing for abnormal scapular position and movement, which can simply be defined as scapular dyskinesis.  Scapular dyskinesis has long been theorized to predispose people to shoulder injuries, although the evidence has been conflicting. Whenever Read More …