The spinal roll is a perfect exercise for the upper back and shoulders as well as the lower back too.
Level – Intermediate
Equipment – Gymball, (floor mat optional)
Kneel upright with the ball in front of you
Place your hands flat on top of the ball
Tuck your chin in to
Look folks, I want to tell you that this is a nice chest stretch, but I can’t. It is a great stretch but trust me you're only gonna do this if you are really supple. This exercise will not only work your chest, but also stretch your back. Remember the
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 different take on a shoulder press that you might be used to but as Therapyroom1 is all about treating patients with injuries rather than a gym this is perfect for patients who want to:
Increase shoulder range of movement
Stretch the upper triceps, rhomboids, trapezius etc.
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
Most people who know about Therapyroom1 will tell you that we treat mainly sports injuries and they would be right. What is less known and the reason the need to write this article is that we also do other types of treatment, for example the elderly.
As our senior members gradually
At Therapyroom1 we know that many patients of ours struggle with core exercises, whether because of low back pain or general abdominal muscle weakness, so we invented a way to help
Your core is a complex series of muscles, extending far beyond our abs, they include everything besides your arms and legs
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
There are so many people who are suffering from shoulder and upper back pain from either work or sport that we at Therapyroom1 decided to share this motor sports exercise we did with you, (thanks to Richard Owen Plumbing for taking part and the Lincoln Enduro Club)
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