Active Health Spine & Sport

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πŸ‘‰πŸ»Damir Simunac DC, FRCms, ART
πŸ‘‰πŸ»On-site chiropractic and performance clinic
πŸ‘‰πŸ»Illumine Fitness @ Niles & Northbrook
πŸ‘‡πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»www.activehealthchicago.com

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πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ and you’re on the road to probably getting βœ‚οΈ. Any imaging (MRI, X-ray, etc) is just a snapshot in time.
Hip Internal Rotation #railsface. The plate helps keep the knee from coming up during the PAILs component. Even though it technically shouldn’t. But weight lifters/rugby players...πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
Use your clinical eye πŸ‘€ and analyze my dog’s gait. The snow tells a cool story. What do you see?
RAILs face. Definitely not just stretching here. ☠️
Even superheroes need thoracic spine controlled rotation. Harness the power of your obliques and use your strength to rotate your torso. Mind your breathing through the movement too. Typically you don’t wanna hold your breath. πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
Knee Joint (tibiofemoral part) info πŸ’£β€™s:
πŸ”· largest joint in the body πŸ”· modified hinge joint πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
πŸ”· permits flexion/extension (bending)
πŸ”· permits slight internal and external rotation βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–
Semi-pro hockey player with a sub-acute left knee extension injury βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–
Treatment consisted of magic and voodoo. Followed by exercises.
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Low level CARs post injury are effective for: πŸ”· decreasing joint inflammation
πŸ”· providing proper joint nutrition
πŸ”· reducing accumulation of degenerative scar tissue
πŸ”· maintaining active joint range of motion
πŸ”· preventing joint degeneration βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–This is a quick snippet of this patient’s homework. We did flexion-extension work too πŸ’ͺ🏻. By the way the video shows good side vs not so good side.
Resist the path of least resistance. It’ll be worth it later. New newsletter sliding in your inbox tomorrow!
Improve your πŸ’© shoulders with this πŸ’£ and πŸ”₯ exercise. It’s called sleeper PAILs and RAILs. βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–
I talk about how this exercise fixed my crappy right noodle of a shoulder from πŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ and πŸ€½πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ and the exact protocol I used to help me get out of pain....in my newsletter tomorrow. Links in bio
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Brian here went on to get his first ever muscle up right after this. Not a true story. 
But he’s getting closer to πŸ’ status
Where are all my runners at? πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΏβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
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πŸ“•Journal of Biomechanics article β€œBiomechanical consequences of running with deep core muscle weakness” πŸ“† 12/6/17 πŸ“†
βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž–βž– Link in bio
This exercise CAN be good for your back. It CAN help with low back pain, sciatica, and even disc issues! Unfortunately that doesn’t mean YOU should do it. As with everything, don’t guess in 2018. Get assessed and know what’s up. #newyearsresolution #2018
@movewelldurham with a πŸ”₯ quote. Explains it so simply.
All pics and info from https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/8/4/15929484/chronic-back-pain-treatment-mainstream-vs-alternative