Corrective Exercise Helps Solve for Widespread Musculoskeletal Pain

When we move incorrectly, we tend to overuse certain muscles and underuse others, resulting in bodily imbalance. You do not necessarily need to be a fitness enthusiast to overuse or underuse a certain muscle. The bodily imbalance that calls for corrective exercise can stem from inactivity just as much as over activity.

Bodily Imbalance Is Widespread

The inactive lifestyle that most occupations and hobbies entail has contributed to an overly sedentary U.S. population. With the average person spending over ten hours each day in a sedentary position looking at a computer, TV or handheld device, it is no surprise that so many people suffer from postural imbalances.

Recent research even links average daily smartphone use with chronic health implications. Researcher and exercise physiologist Nathaniel Melendez of Orlando Health system explains, “people don’t realize the strain they’re putting on their body when it is not aligned correctly, or just how far corrective exercises and daily adjustments can go toward improving pain and postural issues.”

Corrective Exercise Helps Restore Balance

Essentially, corrective exercise is the method of training your body to move correctly. Most incorrect movements are done subconsciously. Therefore, the first step of corrective exercise is to identify and build awareness surrounding incorrect movements, body positions and postures.

Corrective exercise include drills and stretching methods to strengthen weaker areas and balance the body overall. Once the body is balanced, individuals generally experience a great reduction in aches and pains when completing everyday movements.  

Corrective exercise helps:

  • Build awareness of posture and body movements that you make throughout the day
  • Alleviate musculoskeletal pain
  • Improve postural issues, balance and movement problems
  • Create a balanced, high functioning body
  • Boost strength and fitness overall
  • And avoid future injury, keeping you on track with your fitness plans.

Corrective exercise is meant to be temporary, designed to strengthen or correct the weakened area. Once the area is balanced, you can skip the corrective exercise and continue on your regular exercise plan.

When you come to Core Results Personal Training for corrective exercise, your personal trainer will start with an analysis to identify any problem areas then develop an exercise program tailored to your individual needs. The difference in how our clients feel post corrective exercise is so positive that most people continue regular training even after their bodies are balanced. One: because they feel better, and two: because they don’t want to go back to the way they felt before. Visit our client testimonials page to learn more about the results you can expect to achieve at Core Results.

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