Fitness Pain Free Podcast Episode 24: Introducing the Joint by Joint Approach - Lower Body and Lumbar Spine - FITNESS PAIN FREE

Fitness Pain Free Podcast Episode 24: Introducing the Joint by Joint Approach – Lower Body and Lumbar Spine

Dan Car Lift

Join Rob and I as we discuss a popular and effective method of rehabilitation and injury prevention known as the joint by joint approach popularized by Gray Cook.

  • [1:10] How Rob became a traitor and switched from strongman to crossfit
  • [2:18] The results of Rob’s most recent strongman/crossfit competition
  • [11:14] Introduction to the Joint by Joint Approach
  • [15:18] What do your stinky feet need?  How does the subtalar joint get involved?
  • [17:58] Best exercises to promote foot stability
  • [19:58] How your feet can affect knee pain
  • [20:37] How the ankle fits into the joint by joint approach – Ankle mobility drills from Mike Reinold
  • [24:30] Rob’s favorite ankle mobility assessment
  • [26:55] How the knee is a slave to the hip, foot and ankle
  • [30:00] What you need for happy hips
  • [35:40] Why the hip needs a combination of mobility and stability
  • [36:35] Best exercises for the hips
  • [38:00] How the lumbar spine needs stability and why spinal health relies on the health of other joints
  • [41:50] Why you need to kegel and how to recruit the deep core stabilizers
  • [44:20] Take away points and summary in regards to the squat
  • [48:40] How this approach can be used in the physical therapy setting

Joint by Joint Expansion by Gray Cook 

Enjoy,

Dan Pope

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