News Feed103http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Podcasts/2014-07-15_stuart_mcgill_spine_flexion_and_primitive_patternsStuart McGill, Spine Flexion, and Primitive PatternsGray answers the following question: I have a herniated disc at L5-S1, so after reading McGill’s work, I have been avoiding spine flexion. If I failed the deep squat on the Functional Movement Screen, the exercise progression begins with a toe-touch progression, which is spine flexion and goes against everything McGill advocates. If I want to improve my deep squat, where should my starting point be to avoid spine flexion?”2014-07-15T00:00:00-04:0070http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Podcasts/2014-06-30_squat_anatomy_identifying_valgus_collapseSquat Anatomy: Identifying Valgus CollapseYou mentioned during the lecture that the feet externally rotating and the knees collapsing inward into valgus were the same issue, can you expand on this topic?2014-06-30T00:00:00-04:00235http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/SFMA%20Pod%20Casts/2014-06-30_outstanding_patient_outcomes_begin_with_a_great_evaluationOutstanding Patient Outcomes Begin with a Great EvaluationIn this podcast, Gray encourages physical therapists to see the importance of a screening procedure that will provide a systematic route to evaluating movement and determining an individual's potential risk factors.2014-06-30T00:00:00-04:00102http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Podcasts/2014-06-26_squat_movement_vs._squat_exerciseSquat Movement vs. Squat ExerciseGray answers the following question: In your opinion, what is the primary cause of lower extremity external rotation and rear foot pronation during the deep squat pattern?2014-06-26T00:00:00-04:0058http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Podcasts/2014-06-18_the_most_common_fms_squat_questionThe Most Common FMS Squat QuestionWhy it is important to maintain toes forward in a deep squat test on the Functional Movement Screen?2014-06-18T00:00:00-04:00372http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Philosophy/2014-06-18_gray_cook_2012_ifompt_keynote_addressGray Cook: 2012 IFOMPT Keynote AddressThe 2012 International Federation of Manipulative Physical Therapists Conference was held in Quebec in October 2012. Gray Cook was a keynote speaker. His talk, which provides an overview of his thinking of Functional Movement Systems, was recorded and provided to us by the Canadian Physical Therapists Association.2014-06-18T00:00:00-04:00503http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2014-06-18_10_things_i_learned_from_gray_cook10 Things I Learned from Gray CookMarc Perry, founder of BuiltLean.com shares 10 things he learned from Gray Cook during (and before) the FMS workshop.2014-06-18T00:00:00-04:00502http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/SFMA%20Pod%20Casts/2014-06-16_movement_system_impairment_syndromes_vs._functional_movement_systems_iiMovement System Impairment Syndromes vs. Functional Movement Systems IIJoe Heiler, of SportsRehabExpert.com wraps up his discussion with Gray Cook and Shirley Sahrmann about their backgrounds and philosophies in regards to evaluating movement, as well as the future of physical therapy.2014-06-16T00:00:00-04:00501http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2014-06-11_how_to_ask_a_better_questionHow to Ask a Better QuestionI want to discuss how to formulate and ask a better question. I’m passionate about asking better questions myself and helping you ask better questions.2014-06-11T00:00:00-04:0055http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Podcasts/2014-06-05_athletes_and_the_fmsAthletes and the FMSIs it true, the better the athlete, the easier it is to hide their compensation? An explanation of how two athletes scoring the same on the Functional Movement Screen can be so different.2014-06-05T00:00:00-04:00296http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/FMS%20Video%20Series/2014-06-05_inside_with_gray_cook_episode_13_-_movement_progressionsInside with Gray Cook: Episode 13 - Movement ProgressionsGray explains how to have more controlled movement progressions.2014-06-05T00:00:00-04:00500http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/SFMA%20Pod%20Casts/2014-06-05_movement_system_impairment_syndromes_vs._functional_movement_systemsMovement System Impairment Syndromes vs. Functional Movement SystemsJoe Heiler, of SportsRehabExpert.com sits down with Gray Cook and Shirley Sahrmann, to discuss their backgrounds and philosophies in regards to evaluating movement.2014-06-05T00:00:00-04:00293http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/FMS%20Video%20Series/2014-06-04_inside_with_gray_cook_episode_12_-_shoulder_mobilityInside with Gray Cook: Episode 12 - Shoulder MobilityGray's recommendations to enhance shoulder mobility. 2014-06-04T00:00:00-04:00496http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Summit/2014-06-04_athletic_development_institute's_adi_basic_skills_workshopAthletic Development Institute's (ADI) Basic Skills WorkshopFree workshop will be held at the 2014 Functional Movement Symposium. The Athletic Development Institute (ADI) Basic Skills workshop will discuss the Neuro-Development Sequence (NDS) and the Nuero-Development Strength Progression (NSP) and how they apply to basic athletic ability. 2014-06-04T00:00:00-04:00290http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/FMS%20Video%20Series/2014-05-29_inside_with_gray_cook_episode_11_-_golf_swing_and_deep_squat_patternInside with Gray Cook: Episode 11 - Golf Swing and Deep Squat PatternGray explains that working on the the deep squat can improve the golf swing. 2014-05-29T00:00:00-04:00498http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/SFMA%20Pod%20Casts/2014-05-29_what_exactly_is_dry_needlingWhat exactly is Dry Needling?What exactly is dry needling? What does Gray use it for? Gray answers these questions and more in this episode of Gray Cook Radio.2014-05-29T00:00:00-04:00499http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Research/2014-05-29_can_one_fms_test_predict_the_final_scoreCan one FMS test predict the final score?Dr. Butler, Duke University, discusses recent research on the factor structure of the FMS composite score to determine is there a single test that best explains the composite score.2014-05-29T00:00:00-04:00277http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/FMS%20Video%20Series/2014-05-27_inside_with_gray_cook_episode_8_-_dan_johnInside with Gray Cook: Episode 8 - Dan JohnJoe Heiler asks Gray to comment on Dan John's philosophy on lifting heavy weights overhead, off the floor, and for distance and time. 2014-05-27T00:00:00-04:00289http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/FMS%20Video%20Series/2014-05-26_inside_with_gray_cook_episode_10_-_knee_painInside with Gray Cook: Episode 10 - Knee PainGray explains the steps he would take in order to help a client decrease knee pain.2014-05-26T00:00:00-04:00285http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/FMS%20Video%20Series/2014-05-23_inside_with_gray_cook_episode_9_-_functional_training_areaInside with Gray Cook: Episode 9 - Functional Training AreaGray introduces Joe Heiler to the training area used in the wellness program at the Mountain River Clinic.2014-05-23T00:00:00-04:00