Regress Before You Progress-Strategies for Postrehabilitation Program Design

by Chuck Wolf, MS


Clients released from rehabilitation into the fitness environment are often progressed too quickly and do not have the foundational movement "big rocks" that need to be restored. Develop a regressive approach to common movements and progress the client with strategies to allow the foot and ankle complex, hip and thoracic spine to gain movement in three planes. Learn how to regress lunge, squat, abdominal and shoulder exercises from the postrehabilitation phase to a progressive, dynamic movement pattern, allowing the client to return to play.
By Chuck Wolf, MS

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Video Chapters

1. Introduction and Overview of the Problem Play
2. Distal and Proximal Loading Play
3. Planes of Motion Play
4. Mobility Play
5. Programming Lower Body Play
6. Programming Upper Body Play
7. Questions and Conclusion Play

About the Presenter

Chuck Wolf, MS

Chuck Wolf, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Chuck Wolf, MS, is the director of Human Motion Associates, in Orlando, Florida, consulting with clients ranging from rehabilitation settings to elite, professional athletes. Chuck is one of the indus...