Want to help keep your body relaxed and pain-free? Your lower body holds your body weight when standing. Performing specific exercises for your feet legs and hips in different positions can improve your circulation, flexibility and strength to tolerate the stress of your daily lives. Listen to the podcast, watch the video then exercise to keep yourself strong and relaxed.
Highlights (podcast times):
(1:20) How to stretch your feet.
(13:10) Lower leg stretch.
(16:00) Ankle motion stretch for balance.
(20:15) Feet stretch when sitting.
(25:10) Hip stretching (seated and standing) for sciatica, ITB band.
(33:20) Fibromyalgia: what is it?
(35:00) How moving to improve strength, stop pain.
(38:05) Dr. Tony’s wrap up.
Pain and arthritis comes from two things: weak muscles, stiff joints. Avoid this by performing daily exercises to help your body stay strong and relaxed. These lower body exercises are a good start. Add upper body exercises to have a full-body experience.
“Dr. Tony is a MASTER at his craft! I’ve had awful posture for awhile posture so I came in, we did XRays and an adjustment. He explained what was going on thoroughly during the whole process. Not only did I leave feeling better, I feel more knowledgeable now. Thanks so much!!”
Are you a busy person who doesn’t have the time to spend 2 hours in the gym everyday? Have a mindset to stay healthy when you are working/driving 12 hours a day is not easy. These exercises take about 15-20 minutes to stay strong and relaxed even when your working. Listen to the podcast or watch to understand how and why.
How you sit, stand, walk can keep your back, shoulders, neck can minimize how much stress you put on your body. Then performing body squats, shoulder exercises to keep your body flexible and strong can keep you relaxed to keep working everyday and enjoy it without injury or feeling stress.
Lisa Garcia goes live 3-4 times a week, and has amazing experts in their field as guest.
Here are some tips (and detailed links) on posture, sitting, and exercise to reduce pain, improve strength, and relax.
Arthritis in the spine can be seen on an x-ray, but does not have to cause permanent pain. The science shows if you move the bones and body, you can still feel strong and relaxed with arthritis. This goes against the medical and common treatment of arthritis to stop moving and depend on medication for pain relief. Listen or watch this workshop. Then you decide.
(26:10) Carlos demos sitting properly (video link)
(31:20) Proper walking with head posture demo.
(35:20) Dr. Tony’s wrap up.
Starting specific stretching and then build strength in good posture can stop the pain that comes with arthritis. Don’t believe arthritis is part of aging; it has been proven to be a lack of motion. Start these exercises demonstrated and take care of your health to stop the pain or other symptoms that come with arthritis.