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PT before your FORE! Golf Assessment

“We do not believe in one way to swing a club, rather in an infinite number of swing styles. But, we do believe there is one efficient way for every player to swing and it is based on what the player can physically do. The most efficient swing is not the same for every golfer, because efficiency is unique to their body.” • Greg Rose, TPI Co-founder.  Make an appointment today at https://www.oconomowocphysicaltherapy.com for a better golf season. Session content is based...
Posted on 2018-03-21

I heart fascia

I heart fascia
It is confusing to be a consumer of healthcare. Part of that is the verbiage…unless you know Latin. In talking with my clients, an overarching theme that probably has the most confusion is the concept of fascia. I usually give this short spiel: “Fascia is under your skin, envelopes all of your muscles, and all of your organs, and if you dissolved everything else in your body you would have a continuous and intricate network of honeycomb.” This is also why I can treat an area...
Posted on 2018-02-17

Visceral Manipulation (1)

Visceral Manipulation (1)
I believe that anybody who has either been in a car accident, had abdominal surgeries, or been pregnant (a very large % of the population) needs this treatment. I’ve highlighted a few cases that help explain this seemingly abstract concept, but this is by no means an exhaustive list. Sometimes we know that a problem is visceral in nature, but sometimes, because of the neural pathways our brain receives information, we can’t tell where it is coming from. GERD  (or acid re...
Posted on 2018-01-04

Seasons and Periodization

Seasons and Periodization
Periodization is the process of an athlete going through different cycles of training throughout the year to achieve optimal performance when most needed. Have you seen a college athlete gain a ton of muscle mass from one year to the next? They weren’t maxing out their bench presses at the same time they were emphasizing skill-based drills. Periodization is also part of why it is not advised for young athletes to play the same sport all year long and why it is increasingly common to hear...
Posted on 2017-11-30

Dry Needling: Two Cases on Typical Specific Weaknesses

CASE 1: HIP ABDUCTORS. Have you been told that you have weak hip abductors?  Have you spent countless repetitions doing side leg raises with no real effect?  Hip abductors - most notably your gluteus medius, has been a very researched muscle over the last 2 decades and strongly implicated in both chronic back & knee pain.  What some people don't tell you (or don't know) is that gluteus medius is a key muscle for testing L5 myotomes. Often, when your gluteus medius isn...
Posted on 2017-11-30
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