Tag Archives: stretch

22 Thu

Loosen up that tight shoulder

Loosen up that tight shoulder Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   Recently, I’ve had a spate of patients with shoulder problems ranging from impingement syndromes to labrum tears.  Most of the patients had pain with overhead movements and difficulty with performing exercises and lifting...
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07 Fri

Sitting and “Gasso-Brako”

Sitting and “Gasso-Brako” Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   We all do it, some more than others.  We all sit.  Sitting can be bad for you health, it can increase your risk of mortality by 40%.  It can cause lower back pain.  It can...
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05 Tue

How to stretch your hamstrings the right way

How to stretch your hamstrings the right way Written by:  Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP If you exercise regularly, there’s probably a good chance that you’ve stretched out your hamstrings.  These are the muscles behind your legs that bend your knee, but they also extend your hip....
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17 Wed

Summer Travel Part II: Tips for long plane and car rides

Summer Travel Part II: Tips for long plane and car rides WRITTEN BY:  MICHELLE MILLNER, PT, DPT, OCS We love to sit. The problem is we aren’t designed to sit for very long periods of time. Our joints stiffen up, muscles get weaker, our lungs can’t expand as they...
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