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Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.

Joseph Horrigan is the director of The Soft Tissue Center. The Soft Tissue Center has often been referred to as “the best kept secret in sports” due to our reputation for deriving accurate diagnoses and obtaining results in difficult cases, as well as returning athletes to play quickly. Horrigan is a Board Certified American Chiropractic, Board of Sports Physicians.

  • Cross Over to a Better Chest

    Cable crossovers are usually seen only in large, well-equipped gyms or heavy-iron gyms. The cable crossover unit requires a large area...

    BodypartJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.February 22, 2016
  • Dumbbell Pullovers: Bad for Your Abs?

    The dumbbell pullover is an exercise that you usually see in hardcore gyms and somewhat less frequently in the more upscale...

    AbsJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.July 29, 2015
  • Balance Boards and Swiss Balls

    All fields are subject to fads and promotion. Weight training and fitness are no exceptions. The use of balance boards on...

    LatestJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.January 21, 2015
  • Is kettlebell training just a fad?

    Weight training is subject to fads as much as any other field. All you have to do to know that this...

    LatestJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.December 5, 2014
  • Protect Your Knees

    You may be able to protect the ligaments in your knees to some degree by weight training, particularly the anterior cruciate...

    Injury & PreventionJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.May 15, 2014
  • Straight-Arm Pulldowns

    The most dedicated trainees are always looking for exercises to target muscles from different angles and to reach parts of the...

    ArmsJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.February 18, 2014
  • Knee Pain and Squats

    “Squats are bad for you.” We have all heard that declaration, but is it true? There are so many variables involving...

    Injury & PreventionJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.December 12, 2013
  • Can We Train Too Much?

    When trainees are in their peak years of training, they can’t wait to have their next workout. It doesn’t occur to...

    Injury & PreventionJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.October 21, 2013
  • Solutions to Low-Back Pain

    Many of us know all too well that low-back pain can be caused by training. The culprit exercises include barbell rows,...

    BackJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.September 30, 2013
  • T-Bar Rows: Variations and Innovations

    All trainees who lift in heavy gyms have performed a variety of rows—barbell rows, dumbbell rows, seated cable rows, T-bar rows....

    LatestJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.August 19, 2013
  • The Bottom Line on Glute Training

    The concept of “core training” has become so diluted that it’s difficult to define it today. Many personal trainers, trainees, athletic...

    Injury & PreventionJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.July 11, 2013
  • Lateral Raises: Facts vs. Fiction

    The lateral—a.k.a. lateral raise or side raise—remains one of the most common shoulder exercises. Everyone from beginners to Mr. Olympia winners...

    LatestJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.June 21, 2013
  • Concentration Curls

    The biceps is probably the most popular muscle to develop, and that’s been the case for nearly 100 years. That explains...

    ArmsJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.May 17, 2013
  • The Renegade Row

    Fads affect most fields, and exercise is certainly no exception. Late-night television is filled with ads for new training gimmicks and...

    Injury & PreventionJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.April 4, 2013
  • Ab Exercises: the Good, the Bad and the Dangerous

    Just because you can perform an exercise doesn’t mean you should. There are many abdominal exercises, and most trainees perform almost...

    AbsJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.January 3, 2013