The benefits of movement on hypermobility are many, including decreased pain, greater stability in our joints and our movements, improved posture, a reduction in dislocations and so much more. It's not always easy to do when you're in pain, but once you get started and experience the results, you realize you need to do whatever it takes to keep going.
A video tutorial on how to do wall squats or slides, a safer form of squats for people with bad backs and knees.
This post was last updated July 16, 2020. Side leg lifts work the hips, glutes and thighs. They are appropriate for any level of exercise. If you have a collagen disorder like EDS, HSD or MCAS, be careful not to hyper-extend yourself when doing these exercises and stay in normal range of motion, while keeping … Continue reading Side Leg Lifts and IT Band Stretches
This post was updated July, 16, 2020. Leg lifts are another core exercise great for the upper and lower abdominals, but traditional leg lifts usually offer way too much resistance if you have degenerative disc disease, particularly in the lumbar region. These modified leg lifts are safe for almost anyone with spinal deterioration or connective … Continue reading Leg Lifts for Lumbar Issues
This post was updated July 16, 2020. Many people neglect core exercises, yet having a strong core is essential to a harmonious and whole body. Two of the best exercises for beginning core work are pelvic tilts and lifts. They are great for protecting the back when you have issues like degenerating discs and spinal … Continue reading Pelvic Tilts and Lifts