Walking is one of the most natural, frequently used and essential human movement patterns. Abnormalities in walking can indicate potential muscular and postural imbalances ....
We see the bright coloured tape proudly worn by athletes and ordinary people more and more frequently. What is it, how it works and what can it do for me, are all valid questions that a person may ask…
The shoulder is certainly the most mobile and perhaps one of the most complex joints in the human body. Its great mobility and range of motion are balanced by a lot of stabilising structures that support it. One such anatomical unit is the rotator cuff.
Soft tissue therapy is generally considered safe for most people and classified as a non-invasive therapy. The underlying principle guiding practitioners is to ‘do no harm’ in a spirit like the Hippocratic oath that doctors make. With this in mind, there are certain circumstances when the massage may need to be modified or may be totally contraindicated.
The vertebral column more commonly called the spine has 33 bones at birth in most people. At maturity, this number is 26: 24 of these are the individual vertebrae, 1 called the sacral is formed by the fusion of the 5 sacral vertebrae and 1 called the coccyx is formed by the fusion of the coccygeal vertebrae.
Collectively these bones protect the spinal cord, support the head, neck, and trunk and maintain upright body position. Additionally, they are the attachment sites for trunk muscles and translate the weight of the body to the legs.
Martin Stefanov Petkov
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