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Category Archives: Core/Abdominal

27 Feb, 2020

The Chain to Low Back Pain

How Much Does Back Pain Impact Us? Chronic back pain and discomfort is a debilitating condition that will affect the majority of Americans at some point during their life.  In fact, chronic back pain is one of the leading reasons people go to the doctor and employees miss work. Chronic back pain can make it

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17 Dec, 2019

Importance of the Core

Our core is our whole body’s support system. It helps stabilize and transfer forces from the upper body to the lower body. The core is made up of more than just our abs- as most people think of a six pack when they hear core or ab strength.   Your core consists of: Transverse abdomens Obliques 

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22 Oct, 2019

Balance Issues Occur in Both Older and Younger Populations

Balance issues occur in anyone, regardless of age. However, the cause of balance issues and how to treat them differ in older and younger populations. We all have three systems that all work together to ensure we have good balance. We have our balance organ, which is our vestibular system in the inner ear. We

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11 Oct, 2019

Just How Important are Core Muscles…

Slouching in a chair, slumping at the computer or your belly sticking out after standing for awhile are all signs of core muscle weakness. A weak core can negatively affect your health and create long-term back or neck pain. What are Your Core Muscles? Your “core” is the group of muscles that help stabilize your

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27 Sep, 2019

Know More About the Core

Knock Knock who’s there? Abs Abs who? ABSolutely need to learn more about my core! Core strengthening is one of the most important parts of any exercise program, especially for those with a moderate to very active lifestyle. Our core is the foundation of all other movements. This is because it includes muscles that attach

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8 Aug, 2019

Weak Core Muscles Could be the Reason for Your Slouching

Do you ever find yourself slouching in a chair, slumping at the computer or your belly sticking out after standing for awhile? This is a sign of core weakness that can negatively affect your health and create long-term back or neck pain. What are Your Core Muscles? Your “core” is the group of muscles that

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2 Aug, 2019

How Your Core Muscle Strength Affects Your Health

Do you ever find yourself slouching in a chair, slumping at the computer or your belly sticking out after standing for awhile? This is a sign of core muscle weakness that can negatively affect your health and create long-term back or neck pain. What are Your Core Muscles? Your “core” is the group of muscles

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23 Jul, 2019

Core Strength and Improved Balance

You may be wondering how core strength can help improve your balance. Well here’s your answer: When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help to keep you

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5 Jul, 2019

Core Strength Helps Ease Lower Back Pain

Having core strength is important in your every movement and even ‘non-movement.’ Whether you’re sitting watching TV or moving around, a strong core is critical. It makes performing physical activities as well as daily movements easier. A strong core impacts how our upper and lower body functions. Think of a tree, a tree must have

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14 Jun, 2019

Don’t Slouch!

All of us have heard these instructions at least once in our lifetime. However, many of us disregard this common command in our everyday lives. Think about how many times a day you spend; bent over a computer, looking down at your phone, or slouching on the couch. All of these things are common displays

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