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Stop Doing the Six-Inch Leg Raise

In Rehab by Michael Mash

The six-inch leg raise is glorified by high-school coaches across the country as being a premier drill to train the core, but when done incorrectly it can do more harm ...

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The Truth About Spinal Manipulation

In Rehab by Michael Mash

Spinal manipulation has been around for centuries; however, many of its claims are vastly exaggerated. Here's how to use it the optimal way to decrease pain and maximize performance! What ...

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Why Your Mobility Drills Don't Work

In Rehab by Michael Mash

The push for mobility drills in the fitness and rehabilitation world today is strong. From people who are relentlessly searching for the “magic bullet” drill to finally solve all of ...

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Barbell Rehab is Patient Empowerment

In Rehab by Michael Mash

Photo credit Dr. Austin Baraki Despite the numerous physiological benefits of barbell training, there is also another commonly forgotten reward! The Older Adult A commonly seen problem in the older ...

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Hip Shift During Squats

In Rehab, Squat by Michael Mash

While the majority of people will be able to squat symmetrically when taught correctly, there will inevitably be some who do not. One issue that I've seen recently is shifting ...

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Strength Training is Prehab

In Rehab by Michael Mash

Recently, there has been a push in both the fitness and rehabilitative communities for "prehab," but what does this REALLY mean? According to EXOS: "Prehab is a proactive approach to ...

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Stop Fearing Spinal Flexion

In Deadlift, Rehab by Michael Mash

The hip hinge is one of the most beneficial movement patterns any lifter should master. It enables one to safely and efficiently lift heavy loads off of the ground. However, ...