Flexion exercises

Posted by Hans Lindgren on 5 July 2011 | 0 Comments
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This is not going to be yet another repetition of the general consensus on flexion exercises within the strength and fitness industry. Many people have turned their backs on flexion exercises because they believe it will harm the discs in the lumbar spine.

"I am not disputing previous research I am only stating that I am not convinced by the conclusions." ...read the full post

Baby boot-camp

Posted by Hans Lindgren on 30 June 2011 | 0 Comments
We never have to teach babies to lift their legs, turn around, change the support from elbows to hands, sit up and finally stand up and walk. It all happens automatically and at about the same age for every healthy baby. The development program for a baby is hard-wired in the brain and gets triggered off by the baby’s emotional needs of looking, feeding and moving. It all happens as an automatic chain-reaction and follows the same sequence for all healthy babies. One position’s pressure on specific support zones and the development of adequate stabilizing forces triggers the next functional pattern off. ...read the full post

It started with Craig Liebenson

Posted by Hans Lindgren on 28 June 2011 | 0 Comments
My first real exposure to Functional Rehabilitation was by Craig Liebenson in 1999. Craig came to Melbourne and put on a fantastic performance. He kept us entertained for four full long days and completely sold the concept to the group. I think Craig would be proud to know that 12 years later many participants from that initial group are still involved in the Australian rehab program, and there are 7 of us from that first course that now are certified DNS practitioners. ...read the full post