While the stresses of gravity are incessantly bombarding our body and priming us for strain, there are ways to mitigate the strain. These include managing the strain and preparing for it. In this post we will cover strategies targeting the management of strain in static postures.
Clinicians frequently attribute a number of common, chronic body ailments to what they consider “bad posture”. But there is more to posture then your side-profile at your computer desk. This post will delve into the complexities of posture and how they apply to your health.
Learn about how we are wired for safe and stable movement and how movement can deteriorate due to our lack of movement variety, quality and quantity.
There is more to core stability then having a “six-pack.” Learn about core stability and how it works to keep your body safe from injury. The role of intra-abdominal pressure is also discussed.
Contrary to popular belief, stiffness can be a good thing. Learn about how our bodies stabilize our joints and prevent injury by creating stiffness.
This article introduces and contrasts the basic concepts of flexibility as well as joint mobility and stability and applies them to a simple joint model.