Strengthen your hips using Gluteus Medius Leg Lifts

Strengthen your hips using Gluteus Medius Leg Lifts Here we are at Body Works Sports Physiotherapy. This is Dana Ranahan, I’m a Physiotherapist here and we’re going to show you a strengthening exercise for the Gluteus Medius muscle. In this position Holly is going to demonstrate how to work on a progression of the exercise […]

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Hip Stability Exercise 1 – Gluteus Medius Clamshells

Hip Stability Exercise 1 – Gluteus Medius Clamshells Hi, this is Dana Ranahan of Body Works Physiotherapy in North Vancouver. We’re here today to show you an exercise to help strengthen the Gluteus Medius muscle in the lateral part of the buttock area. This muscle is important for hip stability and strength. In this position […]

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Neck Stabilization Exercise – Laying Down Part 1

Neck Stabilization Exercise – Laying Down Part 1 This is Dana Ranahan at Body Works Sports Physiotherapy in North Vancouver and we’re here today to show you a video about neck stabilization exercises or postural retraining. The deep neck flexors in the front of the neck are important to be strengthened to help balance out […]

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Neck Strengthening Progression in 4 Point Kneeling – Part 3

Neck Strengthening Progression in 4 Point Kneeling – Part 3 Here we are at Body Works Sports Physiotherapy and now we’re going to look at a function progression for strengthening the deep neck flexors. This helps you improve better strength in your neck for day to day function, for better postural endurance and returning to […]

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Strengthening with Simple Squat and Coordinating with your Core

Strengthening with Simple Squat and Coordinating with your Core Hi, this is Dana Ranahan at Body Works Sports Physiotherapy in North Vancouver. I’m here today to show you a functional progression of our core exercise series. In our previous videos we’ve shown you how to work on breathing diagrammatically and activating your inner core muscles […]

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How We Use IMS

How We Use IMS Hi, this is Dana Ranahan at Body Works Sports Physiotherapy in North Vancouver and i’m here to show you a video about intramuscular stimulation or IMS and show you how it works. We did a little video demonstrating what it is and how it releases a muscle and in this video […]

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Spinal Stability Arm Slides in 4 Point Kneeling

Spinal Stability Arm Slides in 4 Point Kneeling Here we are at Body Works Sports Physiotherapy with Holly as our model and Holly’s going to be demonstrating a technique where we’re going to get her doing an arm slide and an arm lift while stabilizing her spine. In our last video we talked about how […]

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Spinal Stability the Core in 4 Point Kneeling

Spinal Stability the Core in 4 Point Kneeling An alternate position to work on strengthening your core, activating your core is in hands and knees position. This is a less supportive position than one lying on your back but very important for learning to control the spine against gravity. In this position I have Holly […]

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What Is IMS?

What Is IMS? Hi, this is Dana Ranahan, I’m a physiotherapist at Body Works Sports Physiotherapy here in North Vancouver and I’m here today to show you a technique called intramuscular stimulation, otherwise known as IMS. It’s a technique where we use an acupuncture needle to help release a tight muscle in the body. So […]

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