Bracing


Belly Breathing? Is This the Correct Way to Breathe?

I was reading over my comments secondary to the article on the valsalva maneuver and some of the things I said struck me as important enough to mention again as a separate blog post.

All the time we are instructed to do "belly breathing" or to "breathe into the belly". There is an idea there that has something to do with correct diaphragmatic breathing but it has been mixed with some incorrect interpretations. The basic question is:

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Dead Bug Track (Using Posterior Pelvic Tilt)

The dead bug track1 was conceived to to incorporate movement of the extremities while keeping the transverse abdominus and the muscles of the pelvic floor contracted. The arms and then legs become long levers that provide and extra challenge to maintaining a neutral pelvis to improve lumbopelvic control.

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Valsalva Maneuver

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