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Scapula Strengthening InSync Physiotherapy

Scapula Strengthening InSync Physiotherapy

This exercise is to help strengthen the muscles of the shoulder blade. It’s really good for conditions for the rotator cuff in terms of impingement or strain or anything to do with shoulder dysfunctions regarding imbalances or injuries. So in the four point position, you want to start to bring the shoulder blades together without […]

InSync Physiotherapy Neck Extension Mobility “SNAG”

InSync Physiotherapy Neck Extension Mobility “SNAG”

Today’s exercise will give you a pain-free way to regain mobility in your neck, particularly in neck extension (looking up). The goal of this exercise is to allow you to either maintain the mobility in your neck after you see your physiotherapist or when you find that the extension motion is limited. 1) Find the […]

Neck Core Stability Strength  InSync Physiotherapy

Neck Core Stability Strength InSync Physiotherapy

This exercise strengthens core stability muscles of the neck. Lying down with your knees bent place a small towel behind the arch of the neck. Next, press the tip of the tongue up against the roof of the mouth and do a chin nod. It will feel like you are giving your self a double […]

Ultimate Training – Starfish Jacks InSync Physiotherapy

Ultimate Training – Starfish Jacks InSync Physiotherapy

Welcome to part 2, Ultimate Training to better mark the disc. This exercise is called the Starfish Jacks. Have a resistance band tied around the legs above the ankles. Then secure a longer one inside your shoe at shoulder height and into the web spaces of your hands. Begin hopping to one side jacking the […]

InSync Physiotherapy-Pectorals Stretch

InSync Physiotherapy-Pectorals Stretch

This is a stretch for the pec major. You’re going to stand on a corner with the hands on the wall in a push-up position and you’re going to take a step forward leaning into the wall, staying nice and tall with the weight on the hands you’re going to hold that position with the […]

Paddling Stretches Part 1 Insync Physiotherapy Cambie

This first stretch is for the lats so you’re going to start in a table top position and you’re going to sit back towards your heals. You want to keep your pinky fingers down and your thumbs up to increase the stretch. This stretch can be done on a ball like the girls are showing […]

Paddling Stretches  Part 3 Insync Physiotherapy Cambie Village

Paddling Stretches Part 3 Insync Physiotherapy Cambie Village

For the next stretch you’re going to lay on your back with your arms straight out and you’re going to bring one leg across your body. This is an upper back stretch but depending where you’re tight, you may feel it in your back, your chest or your glutes. Repeat this stretch on both sides. […]

InSync Physiotherapy Do you have weak shoulders & core stability strength?

InSync Physiotherapy Do you have weak shoulders & core stability strength?

Begin with a tall neutral spine posture (imagine there’s a string pulling you tall from your pelvis to the top of your head). Then engage your inner core muscles below your belly button. Then Wrap a resistance band around your upper back and position yourself belly down onto the exercise ball. Reach the index finger […]

Posterior Capsule /Deltoid Stretch  InSync Physiotherapy

Posterior Capsule /Deltoid Stretch InSync Physiotherapy

This exercise is great to increase the mobility of the posterior shoulder capsule and deltoid muscle after injuring your rotator cuff & having scar tissue in the posterior shoulder capsule. Begin by lying on your back with your knees bent. Bring your arm up and across your chest and lean your weight onto the scapula […]