Tag Archives: lumbar spine
Rotational Power Training for Athletes

Training Rotational Power in Athletes

Several weeks ago I was in San Francisco and stopped by TRX to see my friends Brian Bettendorf and Pete Holman.  We had a great time sharing thoughts and exercise techniques.   TRX Rip Trainer Pete Holman is the Director of Rip Training at TRX and original creator of the Rip Trainer.   Many are […]

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Hip Flexion Strength Testing

The Importance of Hip Flexion Strength

Today’s post is a guest article written by Chris Johnson on the the importance of hip flexion strength when dealing with lower extremity pathology.

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Thoracolumbar Fascia

Thoracolumbar Fascia – An Area Rich with Activity

The thoracolumbar fascia plays an important role in human movement as it not only serves as an attachment site for numerous muscles in the lumbar, thoracic, and sacral regions, but also is an important area of transition between the upper and lower extremities where forces are transferred to allow for coordinated function.

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Does Hip Range Of Motion Correlate to Low Back Pain? Maybe Not in Everyone

The correlation between hip range of motion and low back pain is commonly discussed, though most people tend to agree that limitations or asymmetries in hip motion is a contributing factor to low back pain.  You can read a summary of some research on the correlation between low back pain and hip range of motion […]

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