1. Shoulder Squeeze
2. Chin Tucks
3. Tube Move/Horizontal Abduction
4. Neck Stretch
5. Wrist exercises
6. Double Founzi
Throughout the day many of us spend hours sitting at our desk, computer or even in our car. Often our posture suffers and our head and shoulder come way forward. Yet there are many things that we can do to decrease our slumped posture and eliminate neck, shoulder and back pain. These aches and pain can occur over prolonged repetitive slumped posture. One of the crucial activities to do is simply to get up and take standing and resting breaks throughout the day. Another important activity to do is some simple exercises that you can do while you are sitting.
All of these exercises are easy to do and you can do just about anywhere and it can really reduce your risk of suffering from any chronic repetitive posture dysfunction. Why the (DPT) Doctor of Physical Therapy. The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) prepares graduates to be autonomous practitioners, capable of evaluating and treating patients without the need for referral from another practitioner, but ready to work in collaboration with other health professionals. The Doctor of Physical Therapy is the authoritative practitioner in the diagnosis and treatment of movement dysfunction.
About Julie Ann McCarhty, PT, DPT
Julie Ann McCarthy is a native to the Bay. She grew up in Menlo Park, CA. and holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California and a B.A. from University of California, Berkeley. Currently is a physical therapist at Presidio Sport and Medicine in San Francisco. Julie is a movement specialist who has been teaching fitness over the last 10 years. As a physical therapist she has a unique ability to instruct exercises to a wide variety of fitness levels from the high end athlete at to an individual just starting to exercise or recovering from an injury or disability. She has been featured on Fit TV and currently teaches at Crunch, Bay Club of San Francisco, Club One and Presidio Sport and Medicine. She teaches kickboxing, spin, abs, boot camp and weight training. As a physical therapist she promotes health, fitness and wellness to the community. She volunteers through local races and lectures on core strengthening for runners. She is an officer of the executive committee for the Golden Gate District of Physical therapy which helps promote wellness in the community. When she is not teaching she is staying physically and mentally fit herself as a local triathlete and road runner.
Presidio Sport And Medicine
1162 B Gorgas Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129
PO Box 470607
San Francisco, CA 94147