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How To Help Your Tight Glutes

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Gluteal muscles (our bum muscles) are often tight from a specific workout, activity or from long durations sitting. When these muscle are tight they make it harder for our hip and pelvic joints to move correctly. Therefore, it is crucial to continually work on them to keep them loose. Check out these videos where Dr. Sly demonstrates how to foam roll these muscles to help loosen them up.


How To Manage Your Tight IT Band!

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Do you have a tight IT band? Have you ever tried to “roll it out” to loosen it up? If so, you know how painful it can be and how most often your IT band stays tight. The goal of IT rolling is to promote the IT band’s ability to slide over the the muscle it sits on (quadricep muscle).

Tight Groin Muscles?

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It is very common to have tight adductor muscles, or better known as your groin muscles. When these muscles are tight or overactive it leads to dysfunctional movement patterns in the hip and low back area.

The Ignored Hip Range of Motion

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In this video, Dr. Sly demonstrates how to increase hip internal rotation. This range of motion is often forgotten when stretching but is very important. Other areas of your body, such as the joints in your lower back, have to compensate if you have limited hip internal rotation. This could lead to possible injury and decrease your chances of optimal performance.

Enjoy.

Dynamic Warm-up for your Shoulders

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The weather is beginning to get warmer, which means guys and gals (ok probably guys more than the ladies) all over will be worried about their ‘beach bodies’ and will want to focus on their upper body resistance training. Before hitting the gym to strengthen and build your upper body muscle mass check out this video blog as Dr. Sly demonstrates how to properly warm-up your shoulders to prevent injury while lifting.

Anyone with a history of previous shoulder injury is highly recommended to seek professional advice before beginning a resistance training program or implementing this warm-up. As always, if you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us at achc.ca or directly at phil@achc.ca.

Welcome to the ACHC Blog!

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Hi Everyone!

Welcome to the Arnprior Chiropractic Health Centre Blog. This blog intends to keep you informed on the most current and advanced evidence-based treatment research. It is our intentions to post a few times a month with descriptions on specific injuries or conditions, types of exercises and video demonstrations.

Join us regularly for content that may be of interest to you.

Enjoy!

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