1) Beighton Laxity Scale gives a good indication of your patients congenital laxity. If your patient is extremely hypermobile then you shouldn’t be spending alot of time doing joint mobilizations and/or manipulations. These patients require a great deal of stability.
2) Davis’ Law, the soft tissue equivalent to Wolff’s Law, describes how soft-tissues adapt to stress. It describes how muscles adapt in a reciprocal manner. For example, a strong and inflexible gastroc will usually cause the anterior tibialis to become weak and flexible. With this law in mind, you should always consider the antagonist when trying to achieve an increase in strength or mobility.
3) James Speck goes over forefoot varus and over pronation. You can have some success lumping patients into either supinators or pronators, but if you really want to fully assess your patients you need to know about structural foot deformities their associated pathomechanics.
4) Erson goes over 5 ways to improving the deep squat. 1.Diaphragm breathing 2. Taping 3. Rolling 4. Hip Stability 5. Scapular/Cervical Stability.
5) Why we’ll always have job security.
6) Eric Cressey always puts out quality stuff that you can immediately use. You can teach your patients this or work on it yourself. 6 tips for people that stand all day.
7) The step up is a great exercise. However, many people hack it up and bypass all the benefits. I find many patients tend to shift their weight too far forward, use quad dominant form, can’t sit back into their hip, and have excessive trunk lean. To clean this up try this counter-balance method.