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Ham – string – so – tight -!

Ham – string – so – tight -!

The deadlift is a great exercise for the back of the legs and glutes…that is IF you don’t have absurdly tight hamstrings. If you do, you could be really risking an injury to the low back and nobody wants that!! So, let’s take a step back and learn a little about the hamstrings.

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Happy Autumn! Just please don’t fall…

Happy Autumn! Just please don’t fall…

Hello anatomy enthusiasts!  We recently learned a bit about feet (TOE TLC) but what about our amazing hands…our tactile interface with the world around us 👋? This got me thinking about a recent injury sustained by my sister during a kick-ass motorcycle trip out in California. But let’s back up a little bit. Just like our feet, … Continue reading

TOE TLC <3

TOE TLC <3

Your feet are dynamic and incredible structures! Did you know that 1/4 of the bones in the human body are in the feet? That is right friends, your feet have an incredible: 26 bones 33 joints More than 100 muscles, tendons(muscle to bone), and ligaments (bone to bone) It is this complex structure that provides … Continue reading

Grey Matter ~ Interpreting MRIs

Grey Matter ~ Interpreting MRIs

Those of us in the medical profession have A GAZZILION pneumonics and silly little ways to remember all the bones, muscles, pathologies, etc, etc …  somehow they are always a little, well, PG-13 (at best). SOOOOO, now that the title of this post has grabbed your attention, we will not be discussing bondage or the recent book/film “sensation” –> … Continue reading