3D Golf Analysis

  3D Golf Analysis   I felt compelled to write this article as I have seen a growing trend in junior golfers coming to see me after having had a 3D or K-vest assessment. Whilst these tools are great for … Continue Reading

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Train for the Game

Train for the game or just train? Traditional strength and conditioning programs in the gym involve sagittal plane dominant exercises such as squats, deadlifts, overhead press, cleans, bench etc. This does not utilise the other two planes of motion that … Continue Reading

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Thoracic Spine ‘Mostability’

Thoracic Spine ‘Mostability’ The term ‘mostability’ is not one that you will find in any dictionary, at the moment. Gary Gray coined the phrase meaning a hybrid to define mobility and stability or mobile stability. Basically this means the ability … Continue Reading

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Proprioception and Balance – Golf Swing

Proprioception and Balance Golf Swing Proprioception; The unconscious perception of movement and spatial orientation arising from stimuli within the body itself Balance; The ability to stay upright or stay in control of body movement Proprioception and balance are different, but … Continue Reading

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Do we need to assess functionally?

For any of you that have read my blogs on twitter you are probably aware of the ongoing debates regarding functional and static assessment of the human body. So, do we need to assess functionally? YES Do we need to … Continue Reading

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The Pilates Shoulder

The Pilates Shoulder I have been lucky over the years and treated many pilates instructors, mainly due to previous dancing related issues, however, there has been a reoccurring theme – The Pilates Shoulder! I have not coined the phrase yet, … Continue Reading

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The knee has to go through Valgus motion

Should we train/rehabilitate knee valgus? Valgus motion at the knee consists of Flexion, Abduction and Internal Rotation and is often the cause of disabling knee injuries such as ACL tears. Video of Michael Owen ACL tear But should we train … Continue Reading

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The Power of the Golf Swing – Proximal Deceleration

Golf Swing – Proximal Deceleration I managed to watch some of Rory McIlroy winning again at the weekend. What a fantastic player and what a great swing! His ball striking is second to none, but how does a someone of … Continue Reading

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The Hamstring in Function

The Hamstring in Function Another weekend of Premiership action and another hamstring injury, Spurs’ Kyle Walker pulled up during the game with Man City. But why are hamstring strains so common, especially in football? An FA review in 2004 showed … Continue Reading

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Biomechanical causes of Labral tears in the Hip

The foot is the hip! Groin injuries are an increasing trend in the sporting world. As a group they are difficult to diagnose and treat due to the pathomechanics and the anatomy of the anterior hip joint. Common diagnoses for … Continue Reading

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