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Proprioception- The sixth sense

Posted by Hans Lindgren DC on 29 January 2012 | 0 Comments
We have for a long time been taught that humans have the five senses of vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch. Aristotle (384-322 BC) is credited with this traditional classification. Researchers are now stating that there are many more senses and some claim that it might be as many as 20 different senses. At the moment I would like to just add one more… the full post

The Core should be firm...but flexible

Posted by Hans Lindgren DC on 18 January 2012 | 0 Comments
Bracing of the abdominals is being promoted as the optimal core concept. Bracing involves tensing the abdominal muscles as if preparing for being punched in the stomach. The idea is to learn to tense all the muscles around the abdominal cavity to prevent movement of the lumbar spine. Apart from the abdominals the back and Gluteal muscles are also recruited to create a state of “Super-stiffness” the full post

Intra-Abdominal Pressure

Posted by Hans Lindgren DC on 6 January 2012 | 0 Comments
Most people are not aware that sufficient intra-abdominal pressure is crucial for good core-stabilization. Core-stabilization from the inside out is driven by proper activation of the diaphragm. the full post