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SNR #115: Dr. Quinn Henoch – Physical Therapy for Athletes, Movement Screening & Addressing “Butt Wink”

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Episode 115: Physical therapist Dr. Quinn Henoch discusses the crossover between strength training & physical therapy, movement screening, muscle tightness vs. muscle shortness, butt wink, squat depth and Quinn’s evolving philosophy on the role of the physical therapist.


Guest Bio

Dr. Quinn Henoch

quinn henoch

Dr. Quinn Henoch has a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis and is head of rehabilitation for JuggernautHQ and Darkside Strength. His clinic, Paradigm Performance Therapy, is adjacent to the new Juggernaut gym located in Laguna Niguel, CA.

Quinn played football at the Div 1-AA level at Valparaiso University as a defensive back. He has also competed in track and field, Crossfit, and powerlifting. Currently, he trains full time as an Olympic weightlifter, and competed in the 2014 American Open and has qualified for the 2015 National Championships as a 77kg lifter.

 In this episode we discuss:

  • What lead Dr. Henoch to physical therapy
  • Impactful learning experiences that shaped Dr. Henoch’s current philosophy
  • The transfer of knowledge from strength coaching and experience as an athlete over to physical therapy (and vice versa).
  • The key concepts/skills that strength coaches should take from physical therapy
  • Positional breathing drills post-training to initiate the recovery process
  • Screening and assessing movement capabilities, including FMS
  • Muscle tightness vs. muscle shortness
  • How much “butt wink” is OK?
  • Inter-individual variation in what a “deep squat” is

Links & Resources:

Darkside Strength

Quinn Henoch YouTube Channel

Article List on Juggernaut Training Systems

The Best Damn Squat Mobility Article. Period.

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