Stretch and foam roll the piriformis muscle to help lessen compression of the sciatic nerve under the piriformis muscle. The powerful combination of stretching and foam rolling helps eliminate the source of Piriformis Syndrome.
Movement is an effective tool to help rehabilitate lumbar spine injuries. Moving in the correct directions is vital for each condition.
Execute the Williams Flexion Exercises to prevent and rehabilitate lumbar spine conditions such as lumbar sprain/strain and facet syndrome. These exercises will help stretch the erector spinae, quadratus lumborum and hamstrings muscles while … Read the rest
Implementing new health habits is easier when done one at a time. Multiple sudden changes in diet and exercises are often difficult adjustments. It is easier to begin one healthy habit at a time.
New Year’s is a time for resolutions and change. People frequently make New Year’s resolutions to get fitter, become healthier and/or … Read the rest
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.
Injury prevention is easier, faster and … Read the rest
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