News

Blog

The core includes your abdominal muscles, back muscles and the muscles around the pelvis. Strong core muscles make it easier to do many physical activities.  However, core exercises are only useful if they are done in situations that mimic your activity level. In a 'relaxed state' the diaphargm is available to help perform core exercises link the plank.  The plank is an isometric core strength exercise that involves maintaining a position similar to a push-...
Posted on 2018-03-14
Recent research out of Britain has linked a weak diaphragm to lower back pain.  The diaphragm is responsible for two very important functions, breathing and lumbar spine stability.  Back pain becomes an issue when the diaphgram starts to fatigue, which forces it to give up its stability role so it can simply focus on breathing.  But how do you know how strong your diaphragm is? At what point does it start to fatigue? What can you do to help strengthen you diaphragm? These are...
Posted on 2018-03-14

Share this page

Building A Better You

Orthopedic Rehabilitation
105-675 Cochrane Drive, Markham, ON L3R 0B8 P (905) 940-2627 F (905) 940-3136 HONSBERGER@HONSBERGERPHYSIOPLUS.COM
81 Temperance Street, Aurora, ON L4G 2R1 P (905) 841-0411 F (905) 841-7311 AURORA@HONSBERGERPHYSIOPLUS.COM
2392 Industrial Street, Burlington, ON L7P 1A5 (905) 335-5858 ADAM@HONSBERGERPHYSIOPLUS.COM
38 Innovator Avenue, Unit 10, Stouffville, ON L4A 0Y2 (365) 521-2008 PROGRAMS@HONSBERGERPHYSIOPLUS.COM
*125 Martin Ross Avenue #12, North York, ON M3J 2L9 PROGRAMS@HONSBERGERPHYSIOPLUS.COM
*By special request only