Posts by Betsy Walker

Is Body Repair and Auto Repair Alike?

Posted by on Oct 27, 2012 in Core, Core Align Pilates, Injury, Pilates | 0 comments

Get the most out of your investments  Would you get your car aligned if your tires were unevenly worn?  You might swap them around to wear the other side, but unfortunately we can’t do that with our body parts.  If you are undergoing chiropractic care or physical therapy or have in the past to fix something in your body, you might ask yourself… how did I get there in the first place? How is my body compensating from an injury that occurred in the past? Will I be able to stay in alignment and free of injury in the future with my current movement patterns and body mechanics? In order for the body to maintain proper alignment and in your car all the parts need to be...

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Improving Golf Swing with Pilates

Posted by on Sep 5, 2012 in Flexion Extension, Golf, Pelvic Stability, Scapula, Scapular Depressors, Spinal Mobility | 0 comments

I recently worked with a client who used to be a very serious golfer. She quit golf for 10 years.  I explained how regular pilates practice could improve her golf swing and overall Improving her game.  After consultation, we started work on pelvic stability and spinal mobility using rotation, abdominal, and flexion extension exercises. I was happy to see for all the movement elements, she worked smart and was consistent in her routine.  In the area of her neck and shoulders, however, old habits resurfaced: her upper traps were determined to take over. We revisited the basics and used scapular depressors to maintain shoulder stability while allowing the scapula to move...

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