Topic Tag: Protocols

Protocols. Holden’s Thought Process

How Holden Thinks How I view the body…The body is a giant interconnected unit that incorporates the client’s physical state, environment, life history, emotional state and the current state of the world. Order of how to treat: Eliminate pain first Increase range of motion Address the root cause Create stability Introduce corrective exercise to lock …

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Protocols. Tennis Elbow

Conditions & Causes Having tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow does not depend on the sport you play. What they do depend on is where the tension is laying in the arm and the shoulder. If the bicep is overdeveloped,it will cause restriction and pain in extension. If the Tricep is too tight, there will be …

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Protocols. Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Conditions & Causes This tilt is not a problem within itself, but when in extreme form can create Hyperlordosis or a super booty! Secondary traits you will see with this condition can be; shoulders pulled back, palms facing forward, forward head posture, and pigeon-toed. The way you correct this condition is by releasing the entire …

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Protocols. Posterior Pelvic Tilt

Conditions & Causes With posterior pelvic tilt, the body becomes kyphotic curling into itself. This reduces the curvature of the lumbar spine, tightening the quads and hip flexors while pulling the head forward. This one tilt can be the cause of many different dysfunctions and pain patterns throughout the entire body. Always gauge your treatment …

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Protocols. Hamstrings

Conditions & Causes Most people that complain of lower back pain also complain of tight hamstrings. Their first inclination is to stretch the muscle but in some cases, this might be the worst possible thing they can do! The tightness can be caused by a few different things: Actual spasm, where the muscle has been …

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Protocols. Achilles

Conditions & Causes Remember the Achilles is just a tendon! Unless there was an explosive trama from jumping or impact, most Achilles issues are coming from somewhere else. The first thing you need to do is a gait analysis. Observing how they are walking will give you greater insight into the root cause of their …

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Protocols. Quadriceps

Conditions & Causes The quadriceps are made up of rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, and vastus intermedius. When these muscles are strained, injured or tight, they can cause a plethora of issues. Your clients can exhibit everything from knee pain, low back pain, sciatica, hip issues, forward head posture and shoulder issues because these …

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