Everyone has had a bout of knee pain or is currently fighting off an injury that involves the knee. What are the key elements that make up the pain that emanates from the knee-cap or from the structures around it? Good info for runners, athletes and moms and dads alike.
Looking ahead to a great web-based video series with collaboration between Total-PT & Sneaker Factory of Florham Park. Everyone has aches and pains when it comes to running. Shin Splints, IT Band Syndrome, Knee pain and the list goes on and on. We’re here to break it all down for you and go through the various injury types and create possible solutions for the runner that wants to just get out and run. Keep checking back for the first video and the series ahead!
The third pose that we’re going to take a look at within the Sun Salutation is the Down Dog. Proper hand placement, shoulder stabilization along with appropriate spinal and pelvic control is integral in getting into and maintaining this pose. Check out this quick video for details.
The second pose within the Sun Salutation progression is the Upward Facing Dog. Extension through the thighs, foot position and stability within the shoulder complex are all critical elements of this portion of the pose. Breakdowns are abound. Check this video out for the specifics and what you need to watch out for!
The first part of the Sun Salutation is the Low Plank or Yoga Push-Up. Proper alignment and cuing is critical for appropriate stabilization. Elbow position and core activation is quite relevant here for prevention of back injury.