Here I am working on little 5 month old Psy’s occiput and upper neck. We have previously been working on his tight erector spinae muscles near the upper lumbar and lower thoracic vertebrae. This tension is creating a stiffness in his spine that is causing him some discomfort and postural strain (hyperlordosis). By working the muscles along the spine, and making a few adjustments as well, we have been able to reduce and normalize his tension and posture. He was a happy baby before, but now he is all the better 🙂
Here is a link to an article that outlines 13 current nutrition myths. Good food for thought about food.
Conclusions. Although limited in quantity, existing randomized trial evidence on exercise interventions suggests that exercise and many drug interventions are often potentially similar in terms of their mortality benefits in the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease, rehabilitation after stroke, treatment of heart failure, and prevention of diabetes.
Hip flexibility does not always translate into better hip function. Static stretching is good, but not always the best way to rehab the hips. Functional movements, or the concept of “grooving the motion”, creates better functional restoration in movement then simply “stretching” the hips. Click the link below for the article.
How to assess and rehabilitate this important muscle. There are youtube videos demonstrating some exercises in the article, be sure to check those out