Blog

Page 1 of 2
A Good Modification for a regular plank is this version performed at a counter or bench. See our previous post demonstrating this client’s “doming” or “tenting” when she performed it on the floor. You can see how she is able to create tension across the fascia in her abs and prevent the separation after some coaching and cueing from @ironptmom. The goal is to get her back to a full regular plank without compensation, breath holding, excessive tension in her neck or ...
Posted on 2019-03-25
This is a great exercise to strengthen your core- as long as 1) you don’t allow your back to arch up off the floor when you bring the Kettlebell over your head (⭐️anti-extension: the Kettlebell makes you want to arch and you have to use your abs to prevent that from happening) and 2) You keep your spine from rotating when you lower 1 leg at a time (⭐️anti-rotation: when you lower the Right leg, your pelvis wants to rotate to the Right and you have to prevent that from happening).&n...
Posted on 2019-02-18
Happy Chinese New Year! We know it’s the Year the Pig 🐷 but @ironptmom is really into dragons 🐉So we decided to post this video of her with her Dragon pants👖on 😂 . ⭐️Here’s a video of her working with a client with low back pain and blending some ART (Active Release Technique) with an exercise on the Pilates Chair to open up the Right side of her spine. It’s ACTIVE for both the client and the therapist 👌dragonlady pilat...
Posted on 2019-02-08
Guideline #5 for Return to Fitness & Running Postpartum ‍Part 2: Hip Adductors/Groin/Inner Thighs: Hip function is super important for core and pelvic floor function. We talked about the 6 hip rotators in Part 1 and today we address the Adductors (your inner thigh muscles) in Part 2. Did you know that the Adductors attach to the 2nd layer of your pelvic floor⁉️That means your inner thigh muscles are part of your Core! ️So check them out- Here’s a test for you: ...
Posted on 2018-12-03
Our certified ART therapist Gigi is performing this Active Release Technique on a patient with pelvic organ prolapse, hip and low back pain. She’s helping to release her hip rotators (see our previous posts on why this is important in the management of hip and back pain as well as pelvic floor issues such as peeing in your pants when you run/jump/cough/sneeze). She had immediate relief and reported that she “didn’t feel crooked anymore”. Then we followed up our treatmen...
Posted on 2018-11-29
Page 1 of 2

Share this page