The Standing roll back is a great exercise that we at Therapyroom1 use to help people who have tight hamstrings and back pain stretch easier. This exercise is something that most medical manual therapy disciplines can make use of i.e. physiotherapy, sports therapy and podiatry.
Level – Intermediate
Equipment – Gym Ball
This is a perfect side exercise for everyone, it can be used in the rehabilitation of the hip before and after surgery or in patients who need to stretch the muscles and tendons at the side of the hip. This rehab exercise is also great for stretching the intercostal muscles
Level – End stage/Return to sport
Equipment Gym ball, Wall
Stretch out the front of your thigh
Kneel upright with the ball pressed firmly against your thigh and hip.
Lie sideways over the ball, sliding the knee closest to the ball slightly outwards for comfort, with your top arm resting over the
This exercise comes in many names but the reason why we use it and are giving it to you is simple; it an amazing workout for your lower back.
Quickie: when you do this exercise it is great to do on your bed if you have been suffering from really bad
The Weighted Side Bend with a ball against a wall is a powerful stretch exercise that our patients will perform to increase range of movement to each side of the body.
This rehab exercise was created by us to generate maximum stretch of all muscles from the hip to the shoulders
A strength and conditioning based squat with a squash, with the ball between your lower back and wall is a great thigh workout. Use your core to maintain a long, straight back as you squash the ball into the wall. This exercise is designed for patients who are rehabilitating:
The hip and knee raise is a fantastic way in which you can keep all your lower limbs moving, especially if you are disabled, elderly or someone who does very little exercise. You might find it hard at first due to inactivity but once you get the hang of it you
The Bridge has been used for many years as a great exercise for supporting the back and working the thighs at the same time. We love using it as Therapyroom1 for patients with back pain, however in a controlled manner that you can see in the back and chest rehab
The Single Leg Bridge is the next level of the earlier Bridge – Open Leg Position exercise. This is more of a strength exercise for the legs and lower back more than anything else and it will definitely work those thighs as well.
This exercise is powerful for people who perform
This exercise focuses on knee pain and how we can treat it, and I am going to give you an exercise that you can do to help yourself. At Therapyroom1 we see so many people who are suffering from knee pain, and rehabilitation which is specific to knee pain is key.