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Is a back stretching machine more beneficial than physical therapy?
If physical therapy isn't working like it should and you try a back stretching machine you may find that it helps, but may not be the best alternative. The best thing to do would be to discuss this with your Dr. and ask about the benefits of a stretching machine. ...
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What activities can I do before running to prevent injury?
Stretching out before running is beneficial for many reasons. You'll help prevent injuries, improve your performance while running and also help relieve muscle soreness. Stretching helps warm your muscles and prepare them for the activities to. Stretching before walking can reduce the risk ...
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What are the types of stretching?
there are 7 kinds of stretching: - Ballistic Stretching - Dynamic Stretching - Active Stretching - Passive (or relaxed) Assisted Stretching - Static Stretching - Isometric Stretching - PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation ...
What are the benefits to stretching What are some of the consequences to not stretching or rushing through a stretching routine?
Stretching is extremely beneficial to many different sports which can also include dance. Stretching reduces the risk of injury in physical activity and makes many different movements (mostly in the legs) less restricted. Rushing though any stretch overly fast or on cold muscles can heighten the risk of injury such as pulling a hamstring so it's important to make sure you're muscles are warm (some sort of 5-10 minute aerobic warm up works great). Try to avoid bouncing while stretching and stretching...
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What is the difference between static stretching and dynamic stretching?
Dynamic stretching is moving in and out of a position, and static stretching is holding in one position. ...
How can I relieve my cramps that seem to happen randomly?
There are a few ways to relieve cramps that happen randomly. Drinking lots of water and remaining hydrated will help. Regular exercise and stretching will also be beneficial. ...