Walk Yourself Well: Eliminate Back Pain, Neck, Shoulder, Knee, Hip and Other Structural Pain Forever-without Surgery Or Drugs

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WalkYourselfWell.com, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 312 pages
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We all know walking is great exercise. But how many people realize that walking even slightly askew (with movements that are repeated thousands of tunes a day) can cause an incredible amount of damage? Damage that may not be apparent until years of accumulated bad habits lead to greater vulnerability, severe pain and possible injury. In Walk Yourself Well, Sherry Brourman, a physical therapist with 25 years of experience and whose clients include Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver, Paul M. Glaser, Ekaterina Gordeeva, and Al Joyner, shows how to free oneself from structural damage by using corrective walking techniques and simple exercises -- and without unnecessary surgery, drugs or bedrest.

Walk Yourself Well shows readers how to use the body's natural motions to restore proper alignment and allow the body to strengthen in all the right places and remove pain and heal all by itself. Brourman's Primary Movement Balancing program is fully illustrated, in an instructional format anyone can use at home. Brourman also shows how to introduce the same methods into daily activities, not just walking -- replacing painful patterns with healing ways to move, and enabling readers to develop healthier habits of movement.

 

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Anyone who has ever had a leg injury and subsequent pain in the other leg from an altered gait will agree with Brourman's assertion that incorrect movement while walking can lead to physical pain. As ... Read full review

Contents

Personal Paths to Recovery
1
YOU CAN WALK YOURSELF WELL 3 2
32
CUSTOMIZE YOUR ANTIPAIN STRATEGY 6 0
60
STRENGTHENING EXERCISES
115
GAIT CORRECTIONS 7 9
179
BODY LIVING LESSONS
208
CASE STUDIES
224
Roy
237
Mathew
250
Gait Correction and Exercise
263
Pain Evaluation Guide
277
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