MECHANOTHERAPY

EVER WONDER HOW YOUR PHYSIOTHERAPIST COMES UP WITH THE EXERCISES THEY PRESCRIBE YOU?  THE ARTICLE BELOW IS A LITTLE WORDY, BUT IT COMES DOWN TO APPLYING THE RIGHT LOAD TO STIMULATE HEALING OF INJURED TENDON, MUSCLE, CARTILAGE AND BONE IN YOUR BODY. IT IS MANY TIMES A GREAT CHALLENGE TO FIND THE LINE BETWEEN INJURING AND STIMULATING HEALING. HAVE A LOOK AT THE ARTICLE AND RECOGNIZE EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION FOR TISSUE HEALING IS A VERY DETAILED SCIENCE!

http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/43/4/247.full

 

Stuart McGill Bird Dog Exercise Video

Morris demonstrates an excellent exercise for establishing reciprocal movement in hips and shoulders while maintaining a stable core. This is great for those rehabilitating from low back pain and helps the progression to pain-free walking. Take a look!