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Boxing: Shoulder Rehabilitation (Serratus Anterior & Posterior)

picture of a boxer doing shoulder rehab

The serratus anterior muscle is often called the "big swing" or "boxer's muscle" because it is largely responsible for the protraction of the scapula i.e. the pulling of the scapula forward and around the rib cage that occurs when someone throws a punch. The serratus anterior is innervated by the long thoracic nerve (Nerve of

Ooh…I’m Pregnant!

picture of pregnant woman exercising

One of the greatest joys in the world for many women is to become pregnant, yet during pregnancy having a 6lb+ bump constantly hanging out in front of you might not seem so. Women all over the world when pregnant can suffer from severe back or pelvis pain and it

Cricket Injuries Pt 4 (Serratus posterior inferior)

photo of serratus posterior inferior muscle

The serratus posterior inferior muscle connects the lower 4 ribs to four vertebrae (T11, T12, L1, L2) in the low back. In cricket injuries to this muscle will occur when: Pain in the low back when stretching to reach overhead Pain in the low back when twisting at the waist

Autumn is the Podiatrist’s Best Friend

The UK has not seen the best of summer for a while but this year we hope that it will be good enough to make us change our footwear from boots and thicker fabric shoes into more casual ones and open toed sandals.  For many the switch is alright but