Doctor insights on:
Mat Muscle Activation Technique
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Exercise it: There are specific exercises to activate the multifidus muscle. Lie on your back with your knees bent and contract one side of your pelvis trying to move it to your spin, hold for 10 sec and then the other side. Other exercise while on all 4s and lift the right knee and left hand off the floor and balance there for 10 sec and switch. There are great videos on the web. Type in multifidus exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Isometric exercise is a form of exercise involving the static contraction of a muscle without any visible movement in the angle of the joint. This type of workout is useful for rehabilitation and increases muscular strength. Unless you are an astronaut in zero gravity, nasa concluded isometrics promote muscle growth but failed to prevent a decrease in the amount of contractile proteins in muscle. ...Read more
What techniques could be used to determine the cause of severe muscle weakness after only mild exercise?
Are there any specific breathing exercises/techniques that provide immediate or fast relief from anxiety and associated muscle tension?
What are some good breathing techniques for someone with asthma? My main problem is exhaling normally or fully. I have to use my accessory muscles.
Breathing exercises: Facilitative breathing exercises that can help people with asthma and/or vocal cord dysfunction include: abdominal breathing (like they taught in choir for singing), pursed lip breathing (narrow lips), sniffing through the nose, and yoga with concentration on breathing. ...Read more
Testicles rise during an erection. Does this mean that the cremaster muscle activates at that time?
Here are some...: Testicles move up and down spontaneously all day long or at straining like during sex; that is normal. The degree & pace of its rise or fall reflects the tension and frequency of contraction and relaxation of cremasteric muscles at straining. So, there should be no healthy concern about it. ...Read more
Why is it said that to build more muscles you have to lift heavier by activating fast twitch fibers? I only get the pump with light weights.
Strength: fast twitch fibers are involved with strength, slow twitch with endurance, so the former tend to grow in size and volume. ...Read more
Should i get physical therapy or muscle activation therapy following arthroscopic shoulder surgery?
Yes : You should follow post-surgery instructions which almost certainly would include physical therapy/rehabilitation. This is usually critical to getting back to optimal function. Your surgeon will refer you and you should follow the prescriptions from him and the rehab medicine specialists or physical therapists. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Muscular activation technique
- Activator method chiropractic technique
- Problems with muscle activation therapy
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Muscle activation during an abdominal crunch
- How can i activate my multifidus muscle?
- Muscle building techniques at home
- Techniques for self muscle testing
- Does muscle activation techniques work?