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March 27, 2016

This of course is a classic quad strengthening exercise.I am not sure why…but I rarely do this exercise with my clients.I probably should. I think I strongly prefer closed chain exercises.I have several clients who have difficulty with terminal knee extension.This exer...

March 27, 2016

 

I do a lot of this exercise with children who have weak inverters. I like the position I am in here in this picture. I can rest the child’s calf on my knees and discourage cheating. I use one hand to provide resistance/assistance to the foot and the thumb on the other...

March 13, 2016

Kicking to the Side with Internal Rotation in Sitting:

Knocking things over is always a good idea with children. Make sure you stabilize the knee so the target is kicked with rotation and not abduction. Empty 2 liter soda bottles work well too.I usually take the ch...

March 6, 2016

This is a good activity to work on strength but also balance and weight shift for some clients.You can have your client stamp the same foot over and over or alternate legs.I always find my clients do best if I tell them up front how many stamps I am expecting before th...

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