Did you know: That the position of your ribs directly impacts shoulder dysfunction? In fact, shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS) the most common form of shoulder pain is directly related to thoracic (trunk) posture (excess kyphosis).
Conclusion: Trunk (Rib) posture should be prioritized when restoring the health of the shoulder joint.
and physical therapy you can do from home.
Do you have chronic pain?
If you answered yes, it could mean that you test positive for a movement impairment syndrome. You see, when you sustain alignment in a non-ideal posture or repeat movements in a specific direction in your daily routine, you can create the conditions in your body that lead to several musculoskeletal conditions.
That minor ache or pain can grow into something much more troublesome down the road. Do you really want to take the "wait and see" approach?
How do I get started?
REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT
We'll review your request and determine if our online functional training/therapy system is right for you.
VERIFY & SCHEDULE
Once verified, we'll contact you to set up your first video session with your movement specialist.
Don't worry—we will work around your schedule and confirm a time that's convenient for you. You can expect your first appointment to last about 60 minutes.
BEGIN YOUR TRAINING
You'll get an email and/or text confirmation of your first video session with all the details, including:
Appointment time and login details
Movement Specialist name and contact information
If you have any technical issues when you first try to log in, please contact your movement specialist.
KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK
Virtual training and therapy is just like in-person training and therapy, and requires some homework from you. Please stay up to date with the program plan your movement specialist recommends to solve your ailments, reduce your pain, increase your range of motion and get you feeling better.
Continue scheduling regular online appointments with your movement specialist.
Understand Your Body
At Fluid Health & Fitness we analyze your movement and design a training program to not only deal with acute pain, but to uncover and fix the culprit of the pain so you can have long term-relief from symptoms such as:
Weakness or numbness in the arm or hand
Deformed shoulder joint
Difficulty moving arm
Pain or swelling
Stiffness or instability
Numbness or weakness
Uniquely designed to fit your fitness level.
Take instruction from the comfort of your home.
(Local Training Options Available)
Safe and encouraging training environment.
Core | 6 Movement System
Our exclusive functional movement screen assesses quality of movement in 6 key areas of your body. These areas are graded and assigned specific strength exercises based on your ability to balance, transition and dynamically integrate the movements into everyday activities. Working with doctors of physical therapy and nationally-accredited corrective exercise specialists, you’ll be guided through four phases of exercise programming. Our system progresses you through exercises which focus on injury prevention, all the way up to sport and athletic performance. Backed by evidence-based training protocols, you can be sure you will function at your best, while achieving your personal health and fitness goals. That all starts with bringing your body into balance, which helps you to alleviate and prevent injury, but also lose weight, increase your fitness levels, and improve your life.
It's not where you are, but where you can be.
The spine and/or its supporting structure may cause neck pain.
Pain in this area could indicate issues with your back or neck.
Pelvis and hip pain can radiate into the legs.
Neck and back pain may trigger aching in the shoulder.
HIPS/LOW BACK PAIN
If you are experiencing an achy back, your hips may be to blame.
An injured lower back could cause ankle and foot pain.
WHO WE ARE
Why Fluid Fitness
Fluid Health and Fitness is a one of a kind movement management system that adapts and develops exercises that allow you to perform activities of everyday life more easily and without the risk of injury. We track and assess your motion health and treat it like a vital sign. We use it to predict and prevent injury and to set baselines for how you should be moving. Don't just train, restore.
Train With Experts
ANNA BROWN, PTA
Anna has a Human Performance Degree and is a Physical Therapist Assistant. She specializes in sports massage, trigger point therapy, deep tissue and cross fiber friction.
JEN SLETTEN, RDN
Jen has a Masters in Counseling Psychology & has instructed thousands of classes & nutrition clients. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics & participates in the (IFNA) group.
Alissa has an undergraduate from Minnesota State University-Mankato. She is a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).
Austin has an undergraduate degree from Drake University and received his Clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.