Tag Archives: Lower back pain

Can functional movement be too much?

I thought I would have a bit of a Jerry Maguire moment with my latest blog post! Over the last few months I have certainly gone through a period of change with regards to how I understand the human body. … Continue reading

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Muscle isolation? Is that how you learned to move?

This is just a quick blog that was inspired by taking my son to the park yesterday. It is more anecdotal than scientific but something that I wanted to get across. My son is developing so fast at the moment … Continue reading

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The brain, movement and pain! Part two.

In the first part of this 3 part series we looked at patterns and how the brain recognizes patterns of information to then be able to recall or auto-associate a response from stored memory. This is our model of Patterns … Continue reading

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Muscle activation – Are muscles simply reactors to bone and joint motion?

So I have seen various variations on Gary Gray’s view that muscles are reactors. I think this is spot on. Muscles ARE reactors. I think what Gary meant by this was that generally we see muscles as concentric force producers. … Continue reading

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Back pain during running. Have you looked at your big toe?

Now this post equally could have been hip pain, knee pain or foot pain when running. The available motion in the big toe or hallux will affect the operation of all of these body structures during integrated movement. With the … Continue reading

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The TvA. Does it matter and why are we obsessed with it?!

Whenever we run a Cor-Kinetic course for physio’s and other health care professionals the same subject always comes up, the TvA and lower back pain (LBP). This inspired me to write a blog on the subject! I feel a lot … Continue reading

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