Videos

13Jul 2018

Graston or IASTM is a common technique used in therapy and clinical settings to address soft tissue hypo-mobility and to increase blood flow to tissues. We also use it for recovery purposes at the OAI even for athletes who are healthy but are sore or in between throwing outings. Graston can be a useful tool […]

05Jul 2018

Arm action or arm path is something we’ve been receiving questions about continually so we have decided to cover some of the things you can look for when looking a an athlete’s mechanics. Slow motion video has allowed us to better diagnose biomechanical faults and more deeply understand arm action based on anatomy and machine […]

27Jun 2018

Here are some great exercises for youth baseball players or really any kid out there. The exercises we show in the video can be done at home, at the field, in gym class etc. The important thing is teaching them some basic movements and getting them active. These exercises are basic versions of some of […]

20Jun 2018

In this video we show you how to assess thoracic extension as well as how to address it with a manual wedge technique and two ways to reinforce and improve thoracic mobility the first is a self mobilization or stretch and the second is an exercise. One exercise involves a foam roller or pool noodle […]

13Jun 2018

Pronation is something that we consistently see as a limitation in our athletes. In this video Kyle Suminski DPT shows manual techniques as well as stretches and activation exercises to improve and maintain pronation as well as stretch the pronator teres muscle. Improving pronation range of motion takes consistency and effort. The most effective strategy […]

06Jun 2018

We often see deficits in hip internal rotation that present in athlete’s throwing mechanics negatively impacting their performance and predisposing them to injury. In this video we show you how to properly stretch the illiopsoas musculature in hip extension and internal rotation! Also check out our video on Femoroacetabular Impingement Exercises – Hip Pain Reduced […]

09May 2018

We have been receiving many questions recently regarding athletes who have had Tommy John Surgery and are returning to throwing…

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