Hi, I'm Doctor Jo, a licensed Physical Therapist and Doctor of Physical Therapy. I hope you enjoy my video demos of stretches & exercises for common injuries and syndromes. If you have a question, just ask! Be safe. Have fun. And I hope you feel better soon.

Romberg Stance on Uneven Surface

Looking for a great way to help improve your balance? Try doing the Romberg stance on an uneven surface.

To perform the Romberg stance on an uneven surface:

  1. Stand next to something sturdy for balance.

  2. Put your feet as close together as you can and balance on an uneven surface like a pillow or foam.

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Soleus Stretch

Looking for a great way to help stretch your ankles and calves? Try the soleus stretch.

To perform the soleus stretch:

  1. Using a chair or something sturdy for balance, stand with the foot you want to stretch directly behind you and the other one in front like your in a lunge position.  
  2. Keeping your back heel down and your foot facing forward, bend both knees forward until you feel a stretch in your back leg. Hold the stretch.

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Single Leg Heel Raises

Looking for a great way to help strengthen your feet, ankles, and calves? Try some single leg heel raises.

To perform single leg heel raises:

  1. Stand next to something sturdy for balance. Lift one leg.

  2. Lift the heel of your other leg off of the ground rising up onto your toes. Then slowly come back down.

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Trunk Stability Arm Leg Lift

Looking for a great way to strengthen your core and back? Try the trunk stability arm leg lift.

To perform the trunk stability arm leg lift:

  1. Lie on the ground with your knees propped up, and your feet close together.

  2. Keeping your back on the ground with a pelvic tilt and your core tight, lift one knee up towards you while lifting the opposite arm up and back. Come back down and repeat on the other side.

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Meet My YouTube NextUp 2017 Team!

As you may know, I was selected for YouTube's NextUp Class of 2017! As part of the prize, YouTube flew the other winners and me to the YouTube Creator Space in New York for a week long boot camp/training session. This is a fun video I made with some other members of NextUp while we were there.

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