Compensation and a different take on nagging pain...

About 7-8 weeks ago I took a weekend seminar called NeuroKinetic Therapy. It blew my mind. This rarely happens.

People move differently in pain. When we are in pain we adapt our movements to protect what hurts and reduce our overall pain. This is just the surface. 

Digging deeper the adaptation to pain involves:

Unfortunately for us, we live in a time where our life style predisposes us to muscle imbalances

Searching for the Long, Lost Glutes

Do you remember the first time you squatted or dead lifted in the gym?  I sure do- put weights on the bar, go down, push, come back up.  Simple. I can still remember exactly where I felt it- in my quads and low back respectively; nothing in my glutes.

Osteoarthritis/Degenerative Joint Disease/ Wear and Tear...

Last week I gave a presentation to a group of seniors about osteoarthritis (OA). Throughout the presentation I mentioned that arthritis is like wrinkles- it happens with age and is unavoidable.

Hamstring injuries (HSI) are common in sports that require powerful forceful movements such as sprinting and jumping

Pesky Hamstring Injuries

Story time.

It was the last two minutes of a rugby game; the ball was passed to me and I saw an open space leading to the end zone; I was going to score, and my team would win. Glory.

For a split second this plan seemed totally feasible.