muscle imbalance

Future plans… moving into healing and exercise as medicine

Complementary Healing
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I have been spending the past few years researching and trying out ways towards better health. Starting with the obvious, exercising and trying to eat right.  But realizing something was missing then moved me to look for answers. And I learned about core strength. Developing core strength helps to reduce injury and makes the body [...]

Fixing knock knees and knee pain

Arthritis, Pain or Injuries, Posture
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Knocked knees or genu valgum is a condition that both knees turned inward instead of being straight.  Usually the person’s feet will also turn inward to what is commonly observed as ‘duck’s feet’. This is quite common in children. As the child grows up, the legs would generally revert to their normal position.  However, if it is observed that the [...]

Strength training- danger of overtraining one muscle group and ignoring the rest

Exercising, Pain or Injuries, Strength Training
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Many gym goers focus on only certain particular part of their bodies during strength training. This is very dangerous because it will result in muscle imbalance- and on the long run, increases the risk of injury on other underdeveloped muscles. Example: 1. Focusing on the biceps and ignoring other parts such as shoulders (deltoids), chest [...]

Bunions & Cracked Heels

Feet, Posture
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Do you have bunions and cracked heels at your feet? Most of the time, we dismissed as dry skin or the fact that we may have stepped on something without knowing (for bunions and blisters). But strange enough, after we remove the bunion, it comes back a few weeks later- on the SAME spot. Or [...]

Exercise Program for Seniors- Precautions to Take Prior to Starting A Program

Exercising, Older Adults
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As we age, our muscles, bones and joints grow weaker. If a person stops exercising and becomes sedentary, there are various risks: more susceptible towards injuries because of weak muscles that could no longer support the muscoskeletal structure of the body degenerative diseases like osteoporosis and arthritis starts and progress at a faster rate postural [...]