Posts in somatics
The Trainer-Therapist model: The Future of Fitness

An interview with LMT Devin McGilvery. Devin and I have worked together for the last five years. In this blog, we share how we have united to help people move and perform better. Many trainers and therapist work alone, but the future of fitness encompasses a team approach to treating clients. Professionals from all walks of human performance, such as strength coaches, massage therapists and physical therapists, must unite to make a difference. Therapists expedite the restoration and recovery process, while coaches strengthen and solidify good movement patterns.

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The Dreaded Ankle Sprain

Incurring an ankle sprain is devastating. Not only are athletes or clients unable to perform in events, the compensation pattern adopted can lead to many more problems that do not necessarily trace back to the ankle. With an ankle injury (as with other injuries), the waist muscles opposite to the injury tighten out of the need to both compensate and lighten the load placed on the injured area until the body heals. Even after the injury heals, the compensation pattern can sometimes remains dominant.

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