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Have you ever gone to bend your elbow, hip, knee or ankle but felt like something was stopping you from moving as well as you used to be able to? You’re not alone. Many clients come in for a Massage complaining of hip pain that never seems to go away; something seems thick or blocking…

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Here are three different exercises that will help strengthen your hips in order to reduce your kneecap pain. We suggest these three exercises: 1/3 drop squats, hip side lying leg lifts and hip rotator muscle exercises. 1/3 Drop Squats To strengthen hips and knees: This is beginner level 1 strengthening; you will need to progress…

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Hip Abductors are a very important muscle as they stabilize your forward stride when you walk. The muscles contract to stabilize your pelvis on your weight bearing hip, so that the swinging leg can experience full motion. When this muscle weakens, the hips shift more side to side.   If the shifting occurs, it puts…

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Health and Hip Flexibility Our hips are incredibly important for our muscle strength in many areas of the body. The continuous misuse of our hip extensions really add up.  You may not realise the extent, but it could be an injury waiting to happen. In general, we sit too much. This impacts our hip mobility…

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