iPT - Physical Therapy in the West Village

Want to learn a little bit more about our physical therapy practice? 

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Pec Minor - FiRE Release + Motion

We get asked all the time about which scapular exercises are best toprotect the shoulder joint from injury and the typical answer involves middle, lower trap exercises along with serratus anterior and middle back flexibility.  All of those are very important but if your pec minor is restricted you will be working against it .. the next 2 posts tell you how to address that restriction and reduce the inhibition to save your shoulders!

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Pec Minor - FiRE Stretch + Motion

FiRE Stretch & FiRE Stretch + Motion for the pec minor: Forgetting to retrain your nervous system to new range of motion is like writing a term paper and forgetting to click "Save" before you close. Sure you did something, but did you really progress? We make this easy to do with our FiRE Strech + Motion so your body knows you have new range of motion and keeps you safe in it

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Want to know if you are ready for Crossfit, Yoga, Pilates, Boxing, Barrys, Spin, Barre, Row?

Our FiREFlow is a 1 minute series that you should be able to perform before you even think about setting foot in a group fitness class

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3 Pre-Tests for Conventional Deadlift

Think you are ready to conventional deadlift or would you like to improve your performance?

Here are 3 pre-tests you absolutely should be able to perform to make sure you have the appropriate movement patterns, flexibility, and stability to conventional deadlift.  

Already Deadlifting?  Use these tests to see where you may be able to improve upon your lift!

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