Therapeutic Ball Exercises
- By Joanne Posner-Mayer
Used by professionals to provide mobilising, stretching, strengthening, stabilising and cardiovascular exercises for the spine, lower and upper extremities using a therapeutic ball.
It also includes training advice on posture, transfers, guarding and exercising, plus exercises using a physio-roll. Ball exercises can be used with low level neurological patients and acute pain patients as well as with healthy school children and world class athletes. Exercises can also be applied to people of all ages from toddlers to seniors and adapted for use with groups of differing abilities. Adapted from the book 'Swiss Ball Applications for Orthopedic & Sports Medicine: A Guide for Home Exercise Programs Utilizing the Swiss Ball' by Joanne Posner-Mayer.
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