December 6, 2016

What a ridiculously short title for a ridiculously complex topic. In fact, there are no exact explanations of how to breathe correctly within the therapeutic field and many healthcare practitioners have differing views. Of the literature I have read, the book “Recogniz...

December 2, 2016

What if you could stop a hamstring strain, sprained ankle or rotor cuff tear from ever happening and ruining your season? As a Sensory Motor Repatterning (SMR) Therapist I believe that most injuries occur because of pre-existing compensation patterns. The injury was al...

October 9, 2016

You tune up your skis pre season, why not tune up your muscular system? 

Sensory Motor Repatterning (SMR) is an incredibly powerful way to assess the firing patterns of your musculoskeletal system and quickly correct any dysfunctional firing patterns that have been iden...

September 11, 2016

Plantar Fasciitis can really put a serious dent in your training. It’s hard to get rid of and likes to come back when you least expect. The usual treatment is ice, tennis ball rolling, ultrasound, splinting etc. While these are all good therapies and will decrease or r...

August 30, 2016

Should you exhale when you throw a punch, kick or any other attack move?  Absolutely. Is this causing your core to become temporarily weak?  Probably.  Every martial art form out there from karate to Muay Thai to Western boxing uses this breathing technique.  Although...

August 24, 2016

This is going to take some convincing but here it goes….. The most common dysfunction I see is the diaphragm inhibiting core muscles. I know, I know, it sounds crazy, but I estimate that 60% of all dysfunctional core patterns I find in a first Sensory Motor Repatternin...

August 16, 2016

Do you shrug your shoulders, hold your breath, clench your teeth, or maybe even curl your toes while performing certain activities? If so, you likely have a faulty compensation pattern, which is causing a decrease in performance or ongoing pain in seemingly unrelated a...

August 9, 2016

The popular theory explaining why exercise induces muscle cramping is that the muscle becomes fatigued causing the golgi tendon organ (a proprioceptive sensory receptor) within the muscle to stop doing it’s job of sensing muscle tension.  Under normal circumstances, th...

July 31, 2016

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but if you're an elite athlete, there is an extremely high chance that you have a dysfunctional core.  Don’t get me wrong, I know you have a strong core as you master feats that would bring others to tears. A strong core, however, is...

July 27, 2016

Pelvic floor dysfunction is something I see on a daily basis on intake history forms of my athletic clients.  It can be easily treated with Sensory Motor Repatterning (SMR) and is non-invasive.

Urinary incontinence has prevalence rates between 10% and 55% in 15 to...

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