This one is for the nerds out there. I highly recommend that you DON’T read if you don’t fall into the ‘nerd’ category! It looks at things at a level Continue Reading
The discussion forum is now online. I’ve put a couple of posts in so it doesn’t look too empty so now all we need is some brave souls to take Continue Reading
Someone suggested to me this morning that I add a discussion forum to the website. They pointed out that they have no one but me that they can chat to Continue Reading
In the Advanced Sling / Gait Exercises section of the book I recommend the use of walking poles (aka “Nordic walking”) to help re-balance the hips and core, and to restore correct gait mechanics; this post should help those who wish to try it. Continue Reading
When you eliminate your most troublesome symptoms you essentially have three options:
1) Get back to normal life and forget all about your hip OA episode. It’s possible that you’ll never have problems again.
2) Keep working at maintaining what you now have – take steps to prevent the imbalance tipping over from functional to pathological.
3) Continue working to eliminate the imbalance entirely.
I chose the third option, but I’ll share my thinking on options 1, 2 and 3. Continue Reading
Have a try at these exercises and see if any of them help get your spine, pelvis and hips moving a little better. Don’t force it – if something seems to help incorporate it into your training. When it stops helping stop doing it! Remember, your body is a moving target whilst you’re working on correcting your imbalances. An exercise that doesn’t help today might produce awesome results in a few months time, so retry the exercises periodically. Continue Reading