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6 Aquatic Physical Therapy Exercises To Improve Your Balance

Six Aquatic Physical Therapy Exercises To Improve Your Balance Have you fallen recently?  Do you feel unsteady on your feet? Thousands of seniors fall each year causing physical, social, and emotional trauma as well as a loss of independence. Statistics: Risk of falls increases with age and is greater for women than men. 1/3 of people over 65 fall annually. 2/3 of those who fall will fall again within 6 ...

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3 Stretches for Runners to Avoid Foot Pain before a Race

STOP FOOT PAIN IN ITS TRACKS There are a lot of great local runners that are getting ready for the Calabasas Classic Run.  Whether you’re running a 5K or 10k for time or fun, or even walking the course, it’s always important to stretch prior to running. Most of the stretching performed by runners is placed above the feet like the ankles, knees and hips.  While this of course is ...

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3 Stretches Dancers Need to Avoid Injury

PROMOTE BETTER TURNOUT WITH THESE 3 STRETCHES TO AVOID A HIP INJURY It’s important that the young dancer acquaint herself with safe ways to achieve an efficient turnout. Proper turnout should be achieved with good pelvic alignment and strong core stability. The pelvis should be in a neutral position—not tilted forward, not fully tucked under—creating a "sway back.” The core needs to be strong in order to maintain and control ...

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