These super simple exercises can be performed almost anywhere. They help build up the core, legs and ankles and helps to stabilize your balance and improve proprioception.
Wall Push Ups are a good way to build upper body strength fast and are a big part of what keeps my right shoulder from popping out of place every time I wash myself or roll over in bed. I also believe wall push-ups, along with one other exercise, keep my costochondritis and rib subluxations … Continue reading Wall Push Ups
Side leg lifts work the hips, glutes and thighs. They are appropriate for any level. If you have a collagen disorder like EDS or MCAD, be careful not to hyper-extend yourself when doing these exercises and stay in normal range of motion, while keeping your leg and foot in line with your body. I also … Continue reading Side Leg Lifts and IT Band Stretches
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 tissue disorders if you follow the instructions … Continue reading Leg Lifts for Lumbar Issues
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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 stenosis in the lumbar region (low back). … Continue reading Pelvic Tilts and Lifts
Developing good standing posture can take work if you've developed some bad habits or are in some pain. Take a look at the slides below for some tips on how to correct posture and check your posture using a wall. When first starting out, it's a good idea to check your posture several times a day to ensure you are engaging in proper posture practices, keeping these tips in mind and utilizing the wall test.