• An Easy Rehab Exercise Progression for Neck Pain

    There’s a plethora of research showing that training the neck and scapular musculature is beneficial for people with neck pain.  Protocols that involve motor control training, strength and endurance for the deep neck flexors and musculature like the serratus anterior, rhomboids and low / mid trapezius are generally helpful.  Here...
  • Treating Scott Panchik’s Neck

    A few weeks back I had the opportunity to work with games athlete Scott Panchik during the Power Monkey Fitness camp.  Scott is an amazing athlete and great person and I just wanted to share the experience. Scott came to me with a lot of pain and limitation in...
  • 5 Easy and Effective Stretches for Neck Pain

    Generally, research does not support the effectiveness of stretching exercises for pain.  However, the neck is a bit of an exception.  When it comes to neck pain, there is some high quality research (randomized controlled trials) to support stretching as an intervention (1). In one study, stretching as part...