Your Shoulder & Neck Pain Solution

An in depth guide to exercises for your shoulder, upper back, and core to alleviate pain.
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  • Lectures 6
  • Length 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

You should take this course if you have or have had:

Shoulder, Neck, Upper Back Pain or Tightness

This course will teach you tools to transform pain into free movement. You will learn tools to use daily that will change your body and the way you move. Why do most people develop neck and shoulder pain? Most pain develops because of your posture. The posture you use at work and especially if at a desk.

How will you make time to work with your posture, work, and life?

In this course you will learn how to organize your days to find 20 minutes. The 20 minutes you find will be broken up into two 10 minute sections. You will learn the importance of the daily practice and how this effects results.

This course is structured in six 8-10 minute lectures. Five of the lectures are about exercise and posture management. The information in this course will keep you pain free for a lifetime.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a 50 inch pole, you can use one around the house. Or purchase one from Home Depot/Loews for $4.98. The pole can be found as an AMES replacement rake.
  • You do not need a theracane but it would help you. You can purchase a theracane from Amazon.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Mobilize your shoulders, upper back, and core muscles
  • Relieve your own tension in your shoulders, neck, and upper back muscles

What is the target audience?

  • This course is great if you have a desk job, work at computers, or sit for long periods of time
  • This course is great for students.
  • You need no previous exercise experience.
  • This course is beginner friendly.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction; I will share what to expect in this course.
08:33

Please consult your healthcare provider before engaging in the practices described in these videos.

In this section you will benefit by:

Learning what 11 major surgeries and 2 shoulder surgeries has taught me about rehabilitation.

Learning the 5 Essential Exercises 99 % of the Population needs.

Learning how to organize these exercises into a logical daily practice.

Learning the empowering benefits of exercise.

Section 2: 5 Essential Exercises for your Shoulder, Upper Back, and Core
10:13

In this section you will:

Learn why your shoulder needs daily mobilization.

Learn the Do's and Do not's of shoulder mobilization exercises.

Please consult your healthcare provider before engaging in the practices described in these videos.

3 questions

Your shoulder are one of the most important joints in your upper body. Take this quiz to see what you remember from the video.

09:40

In this section you will:

Learn why your upper back is the key to shoulder, neck, and head pain.

Learn empowering tools to help with upper back tightness.

Please consult your healthcare provider before engaging in the practices described in these videos.

3 questions

Test what you remember from the Thoracic Mobility Video.

09:26

In this section you will:

Learn why exercising in front of the TV is fun.

Learn how a trainer motivates himself to move.

Learn when physical pain may be a good thing.

Please consult your healthcare provider before engaging in the practices described in these videos.

3 questions

Test your knowledge from the Core Mobility Video.

10:00

In this section you will:

Learn the number one exercise to needed to heal shoulder pain.

Learn the importance of the mind muscle connection.

Please consult your healthcare provider before engaging in the practices described in these videos.

3 questions

Test your knowledge from the Shoulder Push Up Video

10:27

In this section of the course you will learn about a tool called a theracane. I will show you how to use a theracane and where to look for tight spots in your neck.

3 questions

Test your knowledge about the Theracane.

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Instructor Biography

Dominic Sessa, Exercise Specialist

Hi! My name is Dominic Sessa. I am a native of Baltimore, Maryland where I still currently live with my fiancé Kara. I spend all year in Maryland except when traveling to seminars and workshops throughout the world. I travel the world in search of state of the art workouts, nutritional, and coaching advice. I began traveling the world in 2006 in search of the truth.

My first over seas travels placed me in London the summer of 2006. I was there for a weeklong workshop for Golf. The golf workshop was more of an anatomy clinic then a conditioning seminar. I learned you could actually have a headache caused by your lower back at this clinic.

I traveled to London to learn about athletes and unexpectedly I was learning about injuries. A few weeks before traveling to London I was in Colorado. I was in Colorado for a workshop on sports performance at the Olympic Training Center. I was at this Sports Performance course specifically to learn how the OTC rehabilitated injuries. I discovered injured athletes rarely make it to the Olympics.

I was on break for the summer from College where I was studying Exercise Science. My college education disappointed me at the time. We spent most of our time studying books that were a decade old. I found this frustrating because I was a young athlete, had injuries, and knew the application of the books was false. I knew the information was false because of my personal history. When I was 18 years old, the year was 2001, my body was so traumatized I was told I would never walk again. A month after 9/11, October 14th of 2001, I was shot by Jason Heath in Clarksville, Maryland.

October 14th was the Sunday night before I was leaving for the Marine Corps. The short version is I heard a friend yell while we were at a gas station. I ran over to see what was wrong and as I got closer I saw something shiny. The closer I got I started to see more clearly until finally I saw it was a rifle. The rifle was pointed at my friends head, so I pushed the gun out of the way and stood in-between my friend and the gun.

Jason Heath, the boy who pulled out a rifle at the gas station, stood back and shot me in my leg. The gun was a modified SKS assault rifle that instantly disintegrated 5 inches of my left femur. The next couple of years were some of the most challenging of my life. After surgery I was told that my heart stopped twice, once on the way to the hospital, and once again during surgery. The doctors told me I was lucky to be alive and I would never have full use of my leg again. The bullet had clipped a nerve responsible for picking up my foot.

I went from 200 lbs. of muscle getting ready to leave for the Marine Corps to 116 lbs. within one month. The next three months challenged me on levels in ways I could never imagine. The pain was so much I was not able to eat, rest, or think. After three months of doctor visits they determined my leg was not healing and I needed a bone graph from my left hip.

The thought of another major surgery was heart breaking. After private emotional breakdowns I decided to look on the bright side and focus on healing. The following three months from January 2002 until April of 2002 showed my greatest progress. I was able to strengthen myself to a cane from crutches. I would not allow myself to use a wheelchair and saw my progress as monumental. I felt like I was moving to the next level in my recovery.

That April on my birthday I was walking into the kitchen for a glass of milk. When I reached in for the milk I must have put to much pressure on my leg because I heard the metal plate snap. I knew I was going in for another surgery. I wanted to strengthen my body so I could heal quicker from surgery. With this in mind I waited for Stephen to get home from school so we could go to the gym.

I was in physical therapy almost every day for 18 months. The physical therapy assistants used electronic stimulation and offered encouragement. I saw no benefit in accepting my physical disposition or the electronic stimulation. I realized the only person in charge of my recovery was myself. As of today 2014 I have had 11 major surgeries on my body.

My recovery taught me of the many links between lower and upper body pain. Pairing the knowledge gained from my own recovery and the knowledge gained in London, I made a pivotal decision in my life. I decided to stop going to college and pursue the best education possible.

I pursued the educators who were doing the training, bodywork, and healing that I wanted. I was heart broken by the lack of care I was given during my injuries. I knew there were people in pain who were looking for help and I know exactly what that feels like. I started traveling the world in 2006 looking for the truth of healing. My travels have gifted me wisdom and I have wasted a lot of money along the way.

Today I run my practice in Baltimore, Maryland. I work with a variety of individuals from paraplegic wounded warriors to NFL players. I consulted with Walter Reed Hospital on my treatment approach and speak around the country. I work with a lot of individuals who are new to exercise, have new pain, and those with chronic issues. I love to help people who are seeking truthful answers.

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