Breaking Down the Initial Evaluation, Part 3: Static Postural Assessment – LE

The previous post dissected the process of examining the upper extremity, particularly the relationship between the thoracic/cervical spine with the glenohumeral joint and scapula positioning. In today’s post, we will be continuing the discussion of static postural assessment with the lower extremity. I believe that everything is connected to everything, and therefore neither of theseContinue reading “Breaking Down the Initial Evaluation, Part 3: Static Postural Assessment – LE”

Breaking Down the Initial Evaluation, Part 2: Static Postural Assessment – UE

Postural assessment should be a staple in every therapist’s initial evaluation, no matter the diagnosis. How else are you supposed to know the relationship between the spine and the rest of the body? And yes, this means for guys, asking them to take their shirts off, and for females too (as long as they haveContinue reading “Breaking Down the Initial Evaluation, Part 2: Static Postural Assessment – UE”

Not your average physio

Welcome! This blog is meant to provide literature review and clinical insight into treatment of athletic injuries. The format of the blog will include topic series determined by population and diagnosis and organized into introduction/basic anatomy and always ending with treatment interventions for the athlete. Between these topic series there will be literature reviews as well asContinue reading “Not your average physio”