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Adaptation and Stress

Mike Reinold, a physical therapist on the East Coast, had a piece on his website titled Career Advice for Students and Young Professionals from Experts in the Field.  Leon Chaitow, who is a famed manual therapist, had a nice response.  I have posted it here. I recommend a thorough understanding of Hans Selye’s general and local adaptation syndrome concepts.  This …

Floor Angels

My post today is of our shoulder mobility exercise called floor angels. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHYRevvAsPg] Start with the knees bent and the feet flat on the floor. We start the hands at the ears and extend all the way up over the head by reaching out as far as possible. Have the athletes try to keep their arms completely flat on the floor …