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McGill Curl Up | The Anti-Crunch Crunch

McGill Curl Up – Core Exercise / Crunch & Sit Up Alternative. The McGill Curl Up is a Great execise to work the abdominals without recruitng your hip flexors or injuring your lower back like crunches and sit-ups. If you want to find out why you should avoid doing crunches and situps then download the…

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Deep Neck Flexor Strengthening

Deep Neck Flexor Strengthening – Chin Tucks with isometric hold. If you suffer from a forward head carriage (most of us do, even if its minimal) then your deep neck flexors are likely to be weak and under – active. Perform 12- 20 repetitions with a 2-4 second hold daily.  

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Sacroiliac Syndrome / Dysfunction

The Sacroiliac (SI) joint is where the sacrum and the iliac bones join in the pelvis. The SI joint are a very common cause of low back and/or leg pain, and may account for up to half of all LBP cases. The SI Joints are weight bearing joints support the spine  and are prone to…

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Ankle Sprain Rehabilitation

Ankle Sprain Rehabilitation

Ankle Sprains are among the most common of all sports-related injuries. The ankle joint is designed to adapt to uneven terrain, but a sudden or forceful twisting motion can result in damage to the ankle ligaments and in severe sprains, the ligaments can be torn. The most common ankle sprain is an inversion ankle sprain…

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Postural Breaks

Postural Breaks

Repetitive posture breaks every 30 minutes help maintain posture when working for long hours in a constrained, slumped posture. Perform postural breaks regular throughout the day – preferably every 30 minutes of sitting. Posture Breaks: – Sit on the edge of a chair – Relax legs hip width apart – Turn feet out slightly –…

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Planks Are Awesome!

Spinal Stability is Key, if the core isn’t strong enough to do the job then other muscles jump in to help provide the stability it needs. This typically means the hips, mid back and hamstrings become tense and overactive leading to muscular imbalances, changes in spinal and pelvic alignment and the likelihood of pain and…

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