A 15 minutes process combining awareness of self use & gentle play during the simple process of sitting to standing with relaxation. This lesson is an excellent practice to use at the end of a busy day, at a break, even on a plane journey.
This podcast is a short intro to the basic components to consider when you first begin to plan a rehabilitation strategy for your upper limb.
On the 25th May 2016 in Streatley at the Morrell Rooms the lesson will be recorded as a practical too be upoaded to youtube as a first trial at combining audio & video.
Breathing, just how much attention do we give it when life is in balance? Its just an action we take for granted, our heart beats, we breathe.
Today I worked with a client who has been to see me for several years. He is a very keen runner and injured his calf on a 10K. After putting on my HCPC Registered PT hat and completing a full assessment of his injury, advising on management etc. we chatted about scanning & habits.
This is an exploring lesson in sitting and prone supported lying. You may need to take a braek half way through to find a way to re position. This also links to a blog I put up There are some diagram for skeletons which might help your imagination.
This audio recording is done in sitting. You can either do the whole recording in your imagination if you have poor ability to move your legs. Alternately you can do 'a bit of both' , some in your imagination and some real time.
Progressing from the previous short podcasts this one introduces more movement developing from the previous podcast.
Mainly in sitting you will gradually work using hands around knees to develop your flexibility in preparation for easy effortless standing
Continuing from the original two podcasts this develops the theme of reconnecting to your leg after surgery.
An easy process which you may choose to do before or after surgery.
Usual reminders about care when you have a medical condition ask advice from your physician or physical therapist ad take responsibility for your actions
So many people have some form of knee surgery and this pod is written to be used in the early days when the muscles at the tops of your legs are not easily connected to your brain.
Reduce your activity down to be aware of the effort you make, make it easier and easier.
This process can also be used by people who have back pain hip pain or curiousity to discover how to stimulate their central nervous system to be more in contact with their thigh muscles
This lesson is designed to help you have a better understanding of your natural pattern of standing and stepping
You will need a space about 3 by 4 metres to work in.
You can practice with shoes on or off and it can be done inside at work or out in the green gym
It last just 15 minutes and can be done in a short break