Horizontal Abduction Test and Air

The horizontal abduction test is a frontal plane PRI test for the right brachial chain. An inability to horizontally abduct the arm beyond 30 degrees indicates a right brachial chain that needs inhibition. But as with all things PRI related, there is a lot more to...

Pathology of the Right TMCC Pattern

The Right TMCC pattern consists of the cervical spine oriented to the right while the cervical vertebrae side-bend and counter-rotate back to the left. It’s the same concept as the thoracic spine remaining oriented to the right while the ribs are...

What is Neutrality in PRI?

“Neutrality” in Postural Restoration is a term that refers to a process of transition. Neutrality is akin to a lack of commitment to one side or another. Rather, we find ourselves in the middle, able to respond to all circumstances. We aren’t...

All About The Frontal Plane

It took me at least three years until I realized that success in PRI programs and interventions will ultimately come down to whether you can restore frontal plane movement, and keep it, while performing any type of task, be it athletics, work, or simply breathing. I...

What Is the Zone of Apposition?

The zone of apposition refers to a vertical area of the diaphragms that begins at their insertion point on the inside of the lower ribs and extends to the top of the diaphragms. If the zone of apposition is present, the diaphragms will be dome-shaped and proper...