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what are the benefits of a pilates chair

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
How much proof neede: How much proof do you need? How strong must evidence be? Check out http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/the-benefits-of-pilates for one perspective. ... Read More

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Great: I recommend the pilate chair to my patients more for when they need additional stretching of tight joints. It works great. I does help with tone as ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Many: A nature walk free from electronic distractions can be very relaxing as well as good exercise.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve tone : The use of a leg press if performed under supervision or appropriate guidance will likely accomplish improvement in muscle tone of the lower extremiti ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Felaxation of muscle: A massage typically relaxes tight muscles. That reduces nerve pressure and improves blood flow. In the butt area, it can releave pressure on the sciat ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
As an orthopedist-: -I actually see no benefit for major orthopedic problems. 4 sore or acing back or other things of this sort may make you feel better but if left alone ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
See: http://livehealthy.chron.com/sprinting-squats-better-build-muscle-2940.html
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many: First, massage increases circulation, allowing therapeutic blood and lymph flow to occur. It relaxes injured and tense muscles. It reduces spasms and ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Challenging: Physical therapy is fascinating in that the therapist studies body anatomy and musculoskeletal function; often more intensively than doctors. Most chr ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience Psychiatry
Happiness?: An interesting study done by a group of economists suggests that spending money on therapy was a much better way of improving happiness than spending ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Relaxation...: Any massage therapist can lead to you being more relaxed; which can be beneficial to both mom-to-be; and ease the burdens of the labor process.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Support: A doula generally stays with you during labor to give you support and help you be more comfortable.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Same as women: Yoga is very good for healthy stretching for flexibility and balance and also can serve as a form of meditation for stress management.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Gustafson
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Core muscle control: And activation are two of the rationales behind this activity. The idea is that while sitting on the ball you must maintain your balance by activating ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Comparison: See: http://healthyliving.azcentral.com/differences-between-bikes-vs-treadmills-vs-elliptical-machines-2790.html
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collette Dominic
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain relief: Yoga helps to strengthen your core muscles which are often stressed during pregnancy. Yoga also helps by relieving a lot of tension and muscle aches.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Exercise - plank: The plank works the abdominal muscles to build core strength and stability.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Slim sauna belt: Not sure what you mean by a slim sauna belt. If you mean one that goes around your hips and shakes you to get rid of fat the problem is it does not wo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelica Balingit
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Conditions the heart: Aerobic exercises will train the heart to pump more effectively.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Weightless!: The best exercises in terms of least joint stress are those that take your weight off the joints. The most common of these is swimming. The buoyancy ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many great benefits!: Yoga can improve strength & flexibility, reduce back & other musculoskeletal pain, improve breathing, improve mood & concentration, lower blood pres ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Plenty: Besides the positive physical and stress-relieving benefits of exercise and fresh air, walking in nature allows us to connect with something much larg ... Read More

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