How Sports Performance Can Fix Functional Training
Borrowing from a world rooted in dysfunction is not an appropriate way to improve people who aren't broken.
In Pain? How to Assemble a Winning Team for Your Rehab
Self-treatment only goes so far. Recruit the best professionals to overcome your injury and get back to hard training.
The Kettlebell Swing: Mindful Prescription for Low-Back Rehab
There is no best back exercise. But the swing can be highly effective for the right athlete, at the right time.
What a Toothache Can Teach Us About Fitness
People avoid the dentist for the same reasons they avoid the gym, with similar consequences.
A Safe System for Heavy Lifting After a Disc Bulge
With the right rehab expertise, it's possible to move big weight successfully - and safely.
Banish Pain Permanently: 3 Self-Assessment Tools
Mobility-based approaches are trending in fitness, but there are two major missing pieces to the puzzle.
The Mental Side of Injury: How to Adapt and Overcome
Injury can be like a mental bomb going off in your head. Here are some strategies to work through it, get better, and stay sane.
Walter J. Dorey
Got a Cranky Elbow? How to Train Smart and Prevent Pain
Lifting puts a lot of strain on the elbows. Learn how to move heavy loads without sacrificing elbow health.
Dispelling the Myths About Poor Posture (And Your Poor Pelvis)
Research and common sense reveal the truth: anterior pelvic tilt has nothing to do with sitting, or lordosis, or a tight psoas.
Keep (Sumo) Deadlifting: Unorthodox Rehab for Lumbar Injuries
Lumbar spine rehab is about movement pattern correction and re-education. Sumo deadlifts are one way to achieve those results.
An Easy, Effective Hip Flexor Stretch You Can Do Anywhere
As a physical therapist, one of the top five most common things I see is tight hip flexors. Here's my favorite stretch to fix them.
Use Your X Wife to Prep Your Core for Serious Lifting
Donnie Thompson shows how his powerful mobility tool, the X Wife, can strengthen and injury-proof your core.
Breaking Muscle HQ
3 Not-So-Obvious Exercises to Combat Achilles Pain
Achilles pain can be debilitating, frustrating, and often long lasting. These unconventional exercises will help.
How to Diagnose and Treat Low Back Pain Without an MRI
It is important to treat low back pain based on origin instead of severity.
The True Meaning of Physical Therapy: You Are Not Your MRI
The human body is a remarkable complex machine. which is something that a simple image could never fully capture.
A Case Against Ultrasound in the Treatment of Injury
Therapeutic ultrasound is a popular method of injury treatment and assessment, but research refutes its clinical value.
Beyond Crawling: Cross Patterning for Athletes
My concern is that people only recognize cross patterning when it comes to ground-based activities.
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