Office Exercises

Stretch and Exercise Videos

October 5, 2011

 Low Back Pain or Hip Pain: Lying hip rolls Cobra stretch or McKenzie method Cat and dog stretch Seated gluteus maximus stretch for office Seated piriformis stretch for office Piriformis wall stretch Hip Flexor Stretch Hamstring Stretch   Pilates: Pilates for Legs Pilates for Glutes Pilates for Abs   Neck and Shoulder Pain: Yoga chest […]

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Video: Chest/Pectoral Stretch for the Office

November 18, 2009

Here is another stretch for your chest pectoral muscles. It is a yoga stretch than can easily be done at the work place. Perfect for those moments when you are stressed out at work and don’t have time for a break. Guidelines for performing the stretches: Check with a health care professional before you attempt […]

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Video: Stretch for piriformis related low back pain or sciatica

November 6, 2009

Most of the cases of low back pain I see are related to hip tightness. The gluteal muscles are often a source of dysfunction but less often a source of pain. That means you may rarely feel a pain in your glutes, but you will likely feel a pain in your lower back or legs […]

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Video: Exercises for Neck Pain

November 5, 2009

Here is a video that shows some really simple stretches for the neck. For those of you suffering from neck pain, these stretches are a good starting point as they are gentle and non-aggressive. The stretches can be performed in the seated or standing position and are a great way to break up the tension […]

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Video: Stretch for Tennis Elbow

October 20, 2009

Here is a good little stretch for tennis elbow sufferers. Indications: Massage therapists might also find this little exercise helpful after a long day of work or in between clients. If you have an office job, doing this stretch a few times a day can help ease the discomfort in your wrists or elbows caused […]

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How to Travel Without Low Back Pain

August 4, 2009

The weekend road trip to Montreal seemed like such a great idea until 500km later when I stepped out of the car and found my entire low back in spasm. I almost couldn’t straighten up and was starting to walk with a limp.  Oh how I was almost tempted to go into some downward dog […]

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