If you’re looking for corrective exercise programming in the Denver area, come to Action Spine & Sports Medicine.


Dr. Cowin owns and practices at Action Spine & Sports Medicine in the heart of Denver, Colorado, right across the street from the River North Promenade.

What is corrective exercise programming?

Corrective exercise (also known as therapeutic exercise programming) is a series of specific stretches and exercises that facilitates the body’s natural healing process and trains the body to prevent future injury.

Dr. Benjamin Cowin (DC, MS, ATC, ICSC, CAFS) is a national leader in sports medicine, and knows that corrective exercise improves the lives of hundreds. Dr. Cowin has 20+ years of experience with his fellow Denverites in addition to his international medical background with professional athletes.

Dr. Cowin proudly practices corrective exercise programming at Action Spine & Sports Medicine in the heart of Denver, Colorado, located in the River North Arts District.

A few examples of simple corrective exercises:

Dr. Cowin believes in treating his patients so they don’t have to keep coming back. Corrective exercise programming equips patients to avoid future injuries so they don’t have to return to the physical therapist every couple months.

6 benefits of corrective exercise programming:

  1. Relieves pain
  2. Restores muscular balance
  3. Strengthens core
  4. Increases flexibility
  5. Promotes stability
  6. Improves body awareness
Corrective exercises can be used for injury rehabilitation and injury prevention. A strong core, body awareness, and enhanced stability all work to avoid future injuries from occurring.

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Corrective Exercise Programming FAQ

Corrective Exercise is a technique that leverages an understanding of anatomy, kinesiology, and biomechanics to address and fix movement compensations and imbalances to improve the overall quality of movement during workouts and in everyday life.

The corrective exercise routine you develop for your clients will likely involve the following steps:

  • Test a movement
  • Mobilize the movement
  • Teach the movement
  • Test the movement again
  • Strengthen the movement
  • Decompress the movement (muscle recovery)
A Corrective Exercise Specialist is an expert in human movement. They accurately analyze a client’s movement patterns, identify overactive and underactive muscle groups and compensations.