Nerve slides are non-exertion, non-resistance motion exercises which help lessen nerve entrapment. Nerve slides are also known as nerve glides and neural mobilization. They are useful in treating nerve entrapment conditions caused by scar tissue encasement.
Train smarter and target specific muscle groups to correct common postural flaws. Posture is defined as the carriage of the body as a whole. Proper posture ensures good motion and displays physique symmetry and balance.
Two types of postural faults exist. Structural and functional. The origin of structural faults are skeletal. Examples includes: one femur … Read the rest
The human body is designed for motion. Sitting at a workstation in static positions performing repetitive motions is unhealthy. Sitting at a workstation in bad posture performing repetitive motions at a poorly fitted workstation is extremely unhealthy and leads to injury.
Repetitive Strain Injury is also known as repetitive stress injury, cumulative trauma disorder, repetitive … Read the rest
Motion is essential to preventing computer workstation injuries. Dynamic motions performed during regularly timed breaks decrease muscle tension, increase blood flow and help lessen the chance of injury.
Exercise to develop and maintain your health and fitness. Exercise is the most important tool to improve your aerobic and anaerobic fitness. Performing the proper amount of exercise is imperative to achieving peak fitness and preventing injuries.
Overtraining prevention and injury prevention is best achieved through intelligent training strategies.
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Traction your spine and stretch your muscles by hanging from a pull-up bar. This simple procedure helps build a healthier spine.
Pull-up bar hanging traction can be performed any time of the day. It is most effective in the cool down phase of your exercise session. Traction is extremely important for spine health after performing … Read the rest
Strengthen your midback, shoulders and arms with inverted rows.
Inverted rows, also known as supine pull-ups, are a body weight exercise that strengthens the muscles that pull the shoulder blades together. Much like vertical chin-ups and pull-ups, inverted rows develop back, shoulder, upper arm and forearm strength. The horizontal body position utilized in … Read the rest
Strengthen you midback to improve your posture and decrease shoulder injuries.
The shoulder is an intricate system composed of several joints and numerous muscles. The shoulder joints and muscles work in synergy to provide a wide range of motion in multiple planes.
Strengthen and stretch the thoracic spine to rehabilitate and prevent injuries. Thick muscles, tendons and ligaments attach the twelve vertebrae of the midback, also known as the thoracic spine, to each other, the ribs, the shoulder blades and the vertebra of the neck and lower back. Perform exercises tailored to eliminate the source of … Read the rest
The large exercise ball, known as the fitball, is a valuable tool for stretching the spine and extremities. The spherical shape of the exercise ball makes stretching the spine easier and more effective.