Videos

Hamstring Stretch

May 3, 2012

The hamstrings are very involved in lower back pain as they help to control the curvature of the lower spine and the tilt of the pelvis.  Stretching the hamstring can help to relieve lower back pain.  I have included two videos here that show different approaches to stretching the hamstring:   Guidelines for performing the […]

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Hip Flexor Stretch

May 2, 2012

Here is a video that shows the basics of how to stretch out your hip flexor muscles (psoas major and iliacus).  These muscles are very involved with groin pain, low back pain, and hip pain. Guidelines for performing the stretches: Check with a health care professional before you attempt these exercises to ensure that it […]

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Burmese Massage

February 11, 2012

Here is a video from Mandalay illustrating some Burmese massage techniques. You can see from the video that it is very similar to Thai massage.  In fact, the majority of the moves are identitical.  There seems to be attention to Thai Sen energy meridians, but unlike Thai massage which exerts a downward pressure on the […]

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Piriformis Wall Stretch

November 5, 2011

This is a wonderful yoga stretch for the piriformis muscle and all the hip muscles. It is a unique approach because it is almost completely passive. You don’t have to do anything but lie there and wait for as long as you would like (spending 10 minutes in this position can be a freeing experience). […]

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Rotator Cuff Stretch Videos

November 4, 2011

Here is a collection of videos on rotator cuff stretches. This should be the first step of any rotator cuff rehab program Guidelines for performing the stretches: Check with a health care professional before you attempt these exercises to ensure that it is safe for you. Do the exercises slowly and gently. Failing to follow […]

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Stretch and Exercise Videos

October 5, 2011

 Low Back Pain or Hip Pain: Lying hip rolls Cobra stretch or McKenzie method Cat and dog stretch Seated gluteus maximus stretch for office Seated piriformis stretch for office Piriformis wall stretch Hip Flexor Stretch Hamstring Stretch   Pilates: Pilates for Legs Pilates for Glutes Pilates for Abs   Neck and Shoulder Pain: Yoga chest […]

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