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Can exercise improve scapular posture?

Scapular position plays an important role in posture and movement, and is often thought to have a role in shoulder pain. A paper published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research reviewed the literature on determining scapular position, strength and flexibility. Exercise studies on improving scapular position were reviewed as well. The author of […]

EMG evidence helps support evidence-based practice with Thera-Band

Electromyography (EMG) is a helpful tool for clinicians to decide which exercise would be best for their patients rehabilitation. Many studies have investigated the muscle activation levels of elastic resistance, including Thera-Band® resistance bands. Dr. Todd Ellenbecker of Physiotherapy Associates in Scottsdale, Arizona, investigated the EMG levels of 2 Thera-Band exercises he uses in his […]