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...

Adduction Drop Test

Postural Restoration seeks to restore tri-planar motion of the pelvis. Quite often, due to how your body is structured and operates, we become to sagittal plane oriented. We are too “forward and back”. This sagittal concentration is indicative of a body...

How To Think of PRI

When you first start PRI, it can be quite difficult to conceptualize the whole thing. If you are a trainer, your general mindset tends to be one of strength and conditioning, so that you are thinking in terms of strength. Clearly, strength is important. But I have...