What is a Big Movement Rock?
The big movement rocks consist of the foot and ankle complex, the hips, and the thoracic spine. Human movement is the culmination of a cascade of tri-plane motions resulting in a desired outcome, whatever that may be. Efficient motion of the big movement rocks improves efficiency of motion and will reduce the risk of injury. Conversely, repeated incidence of improper motion in the big movement rocks will significantly contribute to chronic injuries.
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Chuck Wolf, MS, is the director of Human Motion Associates in Orlando, Florida, where he consults with clients rehabilitating from injury and with elite athletes, helping them to perform at a higher level.