Brian Schiff

Brian Schiff, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, is a licensed physical therapist, respected author and fitness professional. Currently, he serves as the supervisor for Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center (formerly EXOS at Raleigh Orthopaedic). Brian conducts live continuing education webinars and presents nationally at professional conferences and seminars on injury prevention, rehab and sport-specific training.
June 14 2022
Overhead athletes of all ages and abilities struggle with postural stability and kinetic chain weakness. Unfortunately, asymmetrical loading often creates unavoidable imbalances and movement compensat
May 16 2022
This is an effective core exercise for the well client, as well as those recovering from a lower body injury... View More
May 4 2022
Hip tightness and limited mobility can impact the overall health of the lower kinetic chain and lower back... View More
April 1 2022
Hip adductor strains are a common problem for some athletes. This exercise offers a mobility option that can be done using a sliding disc to increase elasticity and warm the hip prior to more... View More
March 2 2022
Tight hip flexors are common and may limit movement capacity and performance. This exercise is designed to improve flexibility and promote optimal hip mobility... View More
Feb. 2 2022
Training the core to remain stable in transition is helpful for facilitating optimal movement and stability to aid performance and reduce injuries... View More
Jan. 4 2022
Poor dynamic hip stability and lower extremity weakness may contribute to increased injury risk or anterior knee pain. Single limb training is helpful for eliminating imbalances and improving balance... View More
Dec. 7 2021
This exercise is an effective tool for improving hip and core strength/stability in all clients... View More
Nov. 17 2021
This exercise offers many benefits including increased posterior chain strength, improved proximal hip/core stability, and better hip dissociation... View More
Nov. 2 2021
This exercise is a challenging and effective way to improve pillar (shoulder, torso and hip) strength and stability... View More
Oct. 19 2021
Improving lower extremity balance is important as it begins to decline in the third decade of life... View More
Oct. 5 2021
This exercise will strengthen the quadriceps and help eliminate any asymmetry or imbalances between limbs... View More
Sept. 14 2021
The primary aim of this exercise is increasing ankle dorsiflexion... View More
Aug. 31 2021
This exercise will help restore ankle mobility using body weight loading, as well as training single limb stability... View More
Aug. 17 2021
This exercise offers a challenging and unstable training environment for PNF patterns... View More
Aug. 2 2021
This exercise offers a nontraditional way to train shoulder, torso and lower body stability using a stability ball... View More
July 20 2021
This exercise will effectively recruit the gluteal musculature more favorably over the TFL thereby promoting closed chain hip stability... View More
July 6 2021
The kettlebell swing is effective for strengthening the posterior chain, increasing power and improving cardiovascular conditioning... View More
June 22 2021
This exercise is designed to promote anti-rotation core strengthening... View More
June 2 2021
Whether recovering from an injury or simply looking to eliminate asymmetries and enhance function, I often utilize single leg reaching progressions... View More

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