What is the “core”?
The core includes vast groups of muscles throughout areas in the entire torso. Some muscles included being the abdominals but on top of that we also have the pelvic floor muscles, the deep buttocks muscles, paraspinals, and larger back muscles. There is also some assistance from the lats, traps, and glute max. Therefore, much more than just the abdominals.
The National Council for Aging Care notes, “Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall.” Falling can be and is a very real hazard for many, the older population in specific. Most falls happen right in the comfort of your very own home.
Living a “Balanced” Life
Have you noticed that as you have gotten older, your balance has gotten worse? Perhaps you don’t feel as steady on your feet when you’re walking or maybe you’ve fallen recently. While it is fairly normal for us to experience decreased balance as we age, it is not something that we should ignore. Read More …
Aquatic Therapy – What you need to know!
Are you fatiguing quickly or having increased pain? Difficulty with land activities, exercises or physical therapy rehabilitation? Aquatic therapy may be a better option for you. Aquatic therapy can be for all ages from babies to geriatric, post operatives, and chronic or acute pain injuries. Ask your doctor or physical therapist if you could benefit from aquatic exercises. Read More …