STRONG CORE REDUCES BACK PAIN
Abdominals get all the credit for protecting the back and being the foundation of strength, but they are only a small part of what makes up the core. In fact, it is weak and unbalanced core muscles that are linked to low back pain. Weak core muscles result in a loss of the appropriate lumbar curve and a swayback posture. Stronger, balanced core muscles help maintain appropriate posture and reduce strain on the spine.
A STRONG CORE IMPROVES ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
Because the muscles of the trunk and torso stabilize the spine from the pelvis to the neck and shoulder, they allow the transfer of power to the arms and legs. All powerful movements originate from the center of the body out, and never from the limbs alone. Before any powerful, rapid muscle contractions can occur in the extremities, the spine must be solid and stable and the more stable the core, the most powerful the extremities can contract.
A STRONG CORE IMPROVES POSTURAL IMBALANCES
Training the muscles of the core helps correct postural imbalances that can lead to injuries. The biggest benefit of core training is to develop functional fitness; the type of fitness that is essential to daily living and regular activities.
REDUCES THE RISK OF TRIP AND FALL INJURIES
Improved core strength reduces the risk of trip and fall injuries as balance and posture improve. Proprio-receptive reactions improve which leads to increased stability lessening the chance of falling.
- Improved balance
- Improved core strength
- Reduction in injury time
- Rehabilitate faster
- Improved mobility
- Improved posture
- Improved performance
- Greater confidence
- More mobility
- More freedom
- Higher quality of life
- Greater independence
- Do not have to rely on others
Added by :Eddie Jackman
Acupuncturist,Physical Therapist and Sports Therapist based in Waterford
For treatments or appointments please call 087 6701166