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Shin Splints Strengthening Exercises & Stretches – Ask Doctor Jo

Shin Splints Strengthening Exercises & Stretches – Ask Doctor Jo

Hey everybody, it’s Dr. Jo! We are talking about shin splints, and what to do to help out your shin splints. Hopefully you’ve already checked out the stretches, and made it feel a little bit better. Now that it’s feeling better, we want to strengthen everything so you won’t have these shin splints anymore. So …

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TENS Unit for Pain Management & EMS for Muscle Rehab – Ask Doctor Jo

TENS Unit for Pain Management & EMS for Muscle Rehab – Ask Doctor Jo

Hey everybody, it’s Doctor Jo. Today I’m gonna talk about TENS units and EMS units. Hmm, lot of letters. What do those mean? I, for one, am a big believer in these products. The TENS unit stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. And an EMS stands for Electrical Muscle Stimulation. So they’re a little different, …

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Thoracic Back Exercises & Stretches (Ys, Ts, Ws and Is) – Ask Doctor Jo

Thoracic Back Exercises & Stretches (Ys, Ts, Ws and Is) – Ask Doctor Jo

Hey everybody, it’s Doctor Jo! Today I’m going to show you some exercises for the thoracic area of your back, including your rhomboids, your traps, any kind of scapular dysfunction, these will help. They are called Ys, Ts, Ws, and Is. Using a swiss ball is probably the best way. You don’t have to, but …

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SI Joint Dysfunction Exercises & Stretches – Ask Doctor Jo

SI Joint Dysfunction Exercises & Stretches – Ask Doctor Jo

Hey everybody it’s Doctor Jo and Spider Bear. Today we’re going to show you some stretches and exercises for an SI joint dysfunction. Let’s get started. You ready? So sometimes an SI joint dysfunction, or pelvic rotation, comes from either tight hip flexors, tight hamstrings, and/or weak hamstrings, weak hip flexors.So the first thing to …

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De Quervain’s Syndrome Stretches, aka Blackberry Thumb – Ask Doctor Jo

De Quervain’s Syndrome Stretches, aka Blackberry Thumb – Ask Doctor Jo

Oh girl, no he didn’t! Oo wee, ouch. Hey everybody, it’s Dr. Jo. I’ve gotten two different emails recently, one from Justin and one from Cindy. Cindy was asking DeQuervain’s Syndrome and Justin was actually asking about Blackberry thumb. They are basically the same thing. Then tendons in your thumb get very irritated from an …

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