Have a belly pooch? It may be due to tight hip flexors! Try these stretches to improve your posture, alleviate back pain, and rid yourself of the dreaded belly bulge!!

Have a belly pooch? It may be due to tight hip flexors! Try these stretches to improve your posture, alleviate back pain, and rid yourself of the dreaded belly bulge!!

Levator Scap Stretch... really important! A common manifestation of stress is that we hunch our shoulders, which shortens this muscle. To do this stretch, pretend you are smelling your armpit (you can apply extra force using your hand, but you want it to be just a taut, pulling feeling, not painful). Hold this for 15-20 seconds, take a 5 second break and repeat the stretch.

Levator Scap Stretch... really important! A common manifestation of stress is that we hunch our shoulders, which shortens this muscle. To do this stretch, pretend you are smelling your armpit (you can apply extra force using your hand, but you want it to be just a taut, pulling feeling, not painful). Hold this for 15-20 seconds, take a 5 second break and repeat the stretch.

Muscles that control pelvic tilt…nice, basic review. Repinned by  SOS Inc. Resources  http://pinterest.com/sostherapy.

Muscles that control pelvic tilt…nice, basic review. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources http://pinterest.com/sostherapy.

Common Specific Muscle Imbalances....The Article can be found half way down the page. When subjected to long hours in a seated position, the hip flexors become shortened. When the hip flexors are shortened, they cause the pelv...

Common Specific Muscle Imbalances....The Article can be found half way down the page. When subjected to long hours in a seated position, the hip flexors become shortened. When the hip flexors are shortened, they cause the pelv...

Overcoming Chronic Neck Pain: Postural Causes and A Unique Exercise Fix

Overcoming Chronic Neck Pain: Postural Causes and A Unique Exercise Fix


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Here's a pic of how the nerves run through the shoulder down the arm. This is one of the situations that can cause pain further down the arm.

Here's a pic of how the nerves run through the shoulder down the arm. This is one of the situations that can cause pain further down the arm.

Rotator Cuff Pain Patterns. Thank you for following CCRC Physical Therapy on Pinterest! Follow our boards and like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/... and visit our website www.ccrcnc.com!

Rotator Cuff Pain Patterns. Thank you for following CCRC Physical Therapy on Pinterest! Follow our boards and like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/... and visit our website www.ccrcnc.com!

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This was my 1st patient of the day, my 2nd, 3rd and so on...upper cross syndrome | lower and upper crossed syndrome

This was my 1st patient of the day, my 2nd, 3rd and so on...upper cross syndrome | lower and upper crossed syndrome

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