Calf strengthening is not only a common denominator in alot of lower limb rehabilitation programs, but also plays an important role in lower limb mechanics, as well as a key aspect of injury prevention for certain lower limb injuries.
There are five good reasons why calf strengthening is important.
Clinical Pilates utilises movement and awareness to enhance your brain’s natural ability to learn new movement patterns. Research into Neuroplasticity indicates that the brain has lifelong potential for growth and acquiring new skills, so you’re never too old to learn!
Here are the benefits of Clinical Pilates if you’re over 60…
Any increase in physical activity is proven to reduce your risk of many chronic health conditions. Secondly, if you can meet the WHO guidelines (150-300 minutes of moderate-vigorous exercise per week) you will further reduce your relative health risk as well as making weight management more achievable.
With so many good reasons to avoid sitting down for too long, hopefully you’ve been able to incorporate lots of mini-breaks throughout your day. Even if you are at the gym every night or running around the block every morning, it is really important to find ways to keep active throughout the whole day. That is easier said than done, right? Here are 9 practical ways you can make the most of daily opportunities that you may not have considered before.
What are they? How did I get them? How do I fix them?
Shin splints are a common injury experienced by many runners and sports people. They can be as frustrating as they are painful. At Wisdom Physiotherapy in Nedlands we are also able to offer Clinical Pilates rehab programs to address muscle imbalances with precise, effective exercises. Additionally, we can help design or modify your training program to firstly allow recovery and then progress your running.
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