Monday, November 23, 2020

Back Pain: a Simple Exercise to Help Prevent Back Pain & Strengthen Abdominals

November 8, 2010 by  
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This is a simple exercise which can significantly help with low back pain or discomfort: We call it the Modified Squat, also known as Public Toilets. A Feldenkrais Physical Therapist showed me this simple exercise for a client with severe back pain. It’s a great abdominal strengthener and can help alleviate back pain or discomfort. […]

Neck Pain: 15 Minute Exercise Routine for a Healthy Neck

October 11, 2010 by  
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Long ago, I woke from an airplane ride across the country and ended up with neck pain for A WHOLE YEAR.  I suffered and searched for relief.   I found a pamphlet in my physical therapist’s office and it saved my life. It’s called:  Neck Exercises for a Healthy Neck – Your 15 Minute Program.  It’s […]

Arthritis & Joint Issues: Our Best Tip

September 13, 2010 by  
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Quote verbatim from my favorite Physical Therapist:   Diane Kern with Berkeley Physical Therapy “Joints like movement, muscles like stretching.” Some of my favorite stretches are done in a fluid, rhythmic movement. Find your edge work short of that edge move in and out exhale in, inhale out of the movement (or just breathe) like the […]