Dr. Evan Osar
About Evan Osar
Dr. Evan Osar is an internationally recognized specialist on assessment, corrective exercise, and injury prevention. He has authored Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunction and Amazon #1 Best Seller, The Psoas Solution. He developed the Integrative Movement System™, an evidence-based approach to injury prevention, using exercise to enhance recovery after injury, and athletic performance. Dr. Osar is currently in private practice in South Milwaukee, WI, and is an adjunct faculty member at Rocky Mountain University of Health Sciences. He teaches his proprietary approach to health and fitness professionals that specialize in rehabilitation and corrective exercise, medical fitness, as well as posture and movement education. Dr. Osar’s mission is to empower individuals to achieve health and longevity through proper posture, movement, and exercise.
Glute Training for Pre and Post Hip Surgery
You’ve heard it, everyone has weak glutes and short hip flexors. However, this concept is largely based upon industry myth rather than reality. During this session, you’ll discover the most common reason client’s present with low back, hip and knee issues. You’ll discover how common industry strategies for strengthening the glutes is actually contributing to as many issues as it’s helping. Additionally, you’ll learn how to determine whether you need to stretch or strength the glutes while discovering a strategy for improving both hip and low back function.
1. Describe the anatomy of the glutes and psoas while demonstrating their impact upon hip function
2. Discuss how suboptimal posture and movement drives soft tissue and osteoarthritic changes
3. Demonstrate how to assess for common suboptimal strategies that lead to tight, short hip flexors and weak glutes
4. Utilize the most effective corrective exercise strategy to improve hip flexor length and strengthen the glutes
5. Incorporate optimal hip function into the best three exercise patterns for improved function whether trying to avoid, prepare for, or recuperate from surgery.