As part of the Spinal Rehabilitation process, after warm ups (restoring motion and preparing the spine for rehabilitation), begin slowly with 6 different fulcrum exercises.
Each subtle movement is held for a count of 5 and released, building up to 10 repetitions. Some of these exercises are done on the Left and then on the Right side of the body, while others are centered. The natural progression, when ready, is to move from the Beginning to the Intermediate and then Advanced fulcrum exercises. VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE
Have you ever known a person that is an avid equestrian, that did not have back pain? Neither have I. The reason back, neck and shoulder pain is so evident in the Equestrian related events is due to the jolting forces being transferred to the rider from the animal. The constant pounding riders take is enough alone to create spinal deviations that inevitably result in pain. There are warm up exercises that can help to avoid this. VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE
The cervical traction device serves the purpose of gently stretching the neck, helping to hydrate discs. It is designed to restore the natural curve of the neck and reestablishing motion. For such a small simple device it can accomplish some pretty important stuff.
Aiding in relieving a stiff, sore neck, the cervical traction device also has been reported to help lessen the severity of headaches, migraines and ocular migraines.
Find yourself popping ibuprofen and possible other pain pills? Suffering
from neck and shoulder pain? Trouble Sleeping? All we hear anymore are what
pills work for what and in what combination. Finally, there are simple holistic ways that can provide relief with an actual fix that you
will notice! Bonus: You will also be able to maintain anywhere anytime without pain pills. Here are the simple stiff neck remedies: VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE
Lower Back Pain Causes: Could be the simple things.
Sometimes the most simple things we do could be our lower back pain causes. Often we think that it is the exercise or being on our feet all day that is causing this. When in fact it is simply plopping on the couch. During exercises you are warming up spinal fluid which is good. You are hydrating your discs and delivering nutrients that are needed. VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE
The spine’s optimal shape has curves when you look at it from the side. From the front it should be straight. Your spine protects the spinal cord and nervous system. Your nervous system controls your body’s organs. “The nervous system controls all other systems and relates the individual to his or her environment.” —Gray’s Anatomy, 29th American Edition, Page 4. Improper curves have a negative impact on your organs, causing disease. The curves you WANT to see should be similar to 3 different shaped C’s stacked on top of each other with the center C backwards. VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE
The weighting system is a great tool to help aid in your posture correction. Every person is different so depending on the posture displacement not all portions may be needed.
Issues that have been linked to poor posture:
Headaches, blood pressure, emotional highs and lows, digestion issues, elimination problems, diminished lung capacity, and hormone imbalance. It is amazing how much can be affected and body weighting could be the solution.