Anatomy

Balance Exercises Featuring the Strongboard

Balance Exercises Featuring the Strongboard

Balance uses visual, vestibular, and somatosensory (proprioception mainly) systems to maintain a line of gravity from a base of support, minimizing lateral sway from that equilibrium. Balance, an often over-looked component of fitness, is a skill that can be tested and improved in a range of ways. One such way that we advocate for is using an unstable surface or specially-designed tool, like the Strongboard Balance Board

Knee Pain: Everything You Kneed to Know

Knee Pain: Everything You Kneed to Know

The largest joint in the human body, it is a hinge joint of the lower extremities that allows flexion, extension, and slight internal/external rotation. Stresses of the knee include weight-bearing, extension-locking, and impacts, twists, and turns.

Importance of Scapular Stability

Importance of Scapular Stability

Your shoulder joint does not act in isolation to create movement in your arm. The muscles of your shoulder and scapula ( shoulder blade ) act together to create all movements of the arm. 

Often the importance of strengthening the muscles controlling the shoulder blade is forgotten. Having a strong, stable, and well moving scapula is important for all baseball, basketball, swimming, overhead lifting or any sport involving the arm.