Core Exercises

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What is Your Core Strength?

Core Strength (or Stabilisation) determines your body’s ability to dynamically control and support your spine via deep and specific muscles.

Your spine is an inherently unstable area. Your lower back has five vertebrae that sit on top of a triangular bone called the sacrum, which wedges itself into the pelvis. The vertebrae allow twisting, bending and arching. Unfortunately, without constant muscular support or your core stabilisers, your spine would fall in a heap on the ground.

Your deep core muscles are the main structures that support, control and move your lower spine and pelvis. They are also the most energy efficient and ideally located muscles to do the job for 24 hours a day.

When you suffer back pain, we know that your deep core stability muscles automatically turn off! This leaves your spine vulnerable to further injury and persisting chronic pain. However, you can reactivate these muscles via specific retraining.

core strength exercises

Your core strength can be tested by an experienced Physiotherapist who has undertaken core stability retraining. An even more effective technique for the testing of your core stability muscles is via real time ultrasound physiotherapy.

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  • Treatment Options

  • Early Injury Treatment
  • Core Exercises
  • Scapular Stabilisation Exercises
  • Active Foot Posture Correction Exercises
  • Gait Analysis
  • Biomechanical Analysis
  • Balance Enhancement Exercises
  • Proprioception & Balance Exercises
  • Agility & Sport-Specific Exercises
  • Medications?
  • Real Time Ultrasound Physiotherapy
  • Soft Tissue Massage
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  • Joint Mobilisation Techniques
  • Kinesiology Taping
  • Neurodynamics
  • Physiotherapy Instrument Mobilisation (PIM)
  • Prehabilitation
  • Running Analysis
  • Strength Exercises
  • Stretching Exercises
  • Supportive Taping & Strapping
  • Video Analysis
  • Helpful Core Strength Products

    Core Stability Exercises

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    Last updated 04-Apr-2014 06:06 PM

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