Jun 3, 2019
Your butt may be more important than you ever realized! Our
sedentary lifestyles spent mostly sitting at desks train your glute
not to activate. This leads to imbalances, weakness, and
injury. In this podcast Dr. Mike Mallin and Dr. Mark Goodman talk
with one of our favorite physical therapists, Denny Dragon of
Redbird Physical Therapy in Bend, OR. Denny has and continues to
treat world class athletes and knows more about the glutes than
anyone we know.
What we Learned:
1) The glute medius is responsible for stabilizing the hip
joint and instability leads to knee pain, hip pain, and ankle
2) The glute maximus is the "powerhouse" and we can optimize
its use through some simple drills.
3) Mike has a weak glute medius
4) The best way to activate your glute medius is to do banded