Tag: osteoporosis

Can Your Discs Slip? (and other questions about Disc Herniation)

Years ago I was teaching a client on the reformer when I suggested she try the Short Spine for the first time. She looked at me with horror and said “I can’t do that - I have a herniated disc!” Now it was my turn to look at her with horror as my mind raced - had I seen any signs of this since she came in the studio - why didn’t I know this? I assumed it had happened within the week’s time since she’d last visited so I said “My God! When did that happen?” And she replied “Ab

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The Alignment REScue helps the Little RES Q!

People think of casts as a plaster casing that holds a bone and its associated joints in position, usually for the purpose of allowing a bone to heal if it's been broken. The idea is that if the bone is restricted in movement, the bones will have a chance to repair. So we have the idea that a cast is a good thing. But it's neither good nor bad, it's just a thing. A cast can be anything that restricts full movement or range of motion of a joint or muscle. For example, the orthotic that you put in

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