In this 200th anniversary year of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, each of us can increase our health and well-being by applying his guidance to our regular exercise activities. Thoreau, one of t ...View Article
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Some great information on nutrition wellness from Dr. A!
Doc shows us how to lift everything from groceries to furniture! Tips on shoveling snow and gardening as well!
Feel more stable while you are walking and hiking and work your upper body at the same time!
This is a short video going over the morning stretches that Doc talks about in the Wellness Workshop.
Here are some ideas to get your started with your new Foam Roll.
Here are two short videos about stretches you can do easily at home and at work that will help you with lower back and sciatica pain.
Some good morning exercises for neck pain and headache sufferers.
This is a short video going over useful stretches for your neck muscles.
This is a short video going over various kinds of traction and the posted pull-through adjustment available in our office.
We are so thrilled to have Dr. A working in our practice. Here he discusses his thoughts on the psoas muscle work, which is great for low back pain, pelvic and hip issues!
Dr. A goes over an adjustment technique for the sphenoid bone (you know that little bone in your skull that looks like a butterfly?). It's great for sinus pressure, tension headaches and a variety of other issues. Check it out!
Here are some additional exercises for those of you who are comfortable with the original inversion work outs.
1. Must be comfortable with full inversion
2. Wear boots on opposite ankles to avoid clip tangle: Left on right, Right on left
3. Oscillation: pendulum back and forth
-full body rock
- head and neck "bob" (shorter pendulum- faster)
In each case feel the natural rock of gravity acting on your own length.
4. Oscillation: side to side
5. One leg hamstring pull up --> side swing
-Spotter please if you are on an A-Frame
6. Small hamstring pull up and let go --> drop down for "slinky" traction action
7. Gentle hand assisted lateral flexion
8. Gentle hand assisted rotation
9. Full body crunch - extension
Strategies for getting comfortable with sleeping on your back and why it matters.