| Article written on February 15th, 2016 at 05:00am | Follow Garrett on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram |
Welcome to a new series I created, called Mobility Monday. In this weekly series (always happening on Monday, duh), I will provide a video on anything mobility related that has an impact on movement. Initially, we will start from the ground up to provide insight on how to self-assess, stretch, mobilize, and improve function at various joints and soft-tissue structures. Don’t just watch the videos and go on your way, but try the self-assessment to see how you match up. Be on the look out for several guests to spread the mobility word from their perspective. I hope you enjoy it!
Didn’t get a chance to check out last weeks post on the ankle, which got a ton of views? Click here to watch that video before going any further.
We could spend months discussing the hip in terms of mobility. That’s why I wanted to break it up into several different videos to explore various structures within and surrounding the joint.
First, the often neglected adductors deserve our attention. This group of muscles located at the inner thigh are often missed from a flexibility and mobility standpoint.There’s a good chance you have never felt the need to target them because most people only function in the sagittal plane (all motions forward and backward, no lateral or rotational). This can cause restriction in the adductors with limitation moving the leg away from midline. Watch the video below to learn more…
By: Garrett McLaughlin, MS, ATC, CSCS, ART