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Balance on the Half Roller

Series of exercises to practice balancing on the half roller. Articulate the foot, tap the toe in various directions, walk vertically and horizontally, reach to the floor, turn 360 degrees, swing the leg, and circle the leg.

Standing Resistance Band Exercises

One of my students requested that I post this series of standing band exercises so she could repeat it. Exercises include shoulder movement, arm strengthening, squats, lunges, standing balance and posterior rotator cuff isolation. You could use weights if you don’t have a band or do it without a resistance tool..

An Explanation on Stabilization

My colleague Julie over at Tahoe Custom Massage asked me to post a video about scapular stabilization so here you go my friend.

Repetitive stress injuries can occur at the shoulder when the scapula is not anchored with arm movement. Additionally, rounded computer-driven posture creates dysfunctional scapular placement and can aggravate the shoulder joint. This video focuses on 1) the bones of the shoulder girdle, 2) the postural relationship to scapular placement, 3) scapular motions and 4) scapular stabilization exercises moving on diagonal lines and circles. Unfortunately, after finishing the video I realized I had made an error, but I’m embracing my imperfection. Please just accept my apologies and correction here. CORRECTION: I said upward rotation and inward rotation. It should be upward and downward rotation.

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