The Body in Action
Whether you suffer from aches, pains and creaky joints, or you simply feel old beyond your years, The Body In Action will help you achieve a better body and a healthier life. Sarah Key, renowned physiotherapist and author of The Back Sufferers' Bible and Back in Action, shows you how to keep your skeleton young with a series of stretches designed to combat stiffness and pain. Key shows you how to: * spot the tell-tale warning signs of imminent joint problems * take immediate action to reverse the trend * exercise to alleviate pain and restore full mobility Stretches derived from Iyengar yoga, which suit all levels of ability, are explained, and a 30-minute daily regime is outlined at the end of the book. Extensively illustrated, with easy to follow advice and exercises, The Body In Action will help you break the bad habits that come with our increasingly sedentary lifestyle.
Explains what various parts of the body actually do, how and why they wear down, how to 'preserve' strength in the muscles and bones, and how to eliminate existing pain and reverse some conditions Includes a range of instructions, advice and exercises to cure back pain in its many manifestations Encourages patients to actively contribute towards their own management Sarah Key has been treating patients on both sides of the world since 1985 and by royal command to members of the royal family since 1983 Body in Action was originally published in 1993. This is a fully revised and updated edition
Sarah Key trained as a physiotherapist in Australia before establishing her own centre in London in 1976. Today she sees patients in Sydney from both parts of the world and through her website talks with back-treating professionals and sufferers alike. She was made a Member of the Victorian Order in 2001 acknowledging her many years service treating members of Britain's Royal Family.
Introduction1. Your low back2. Your thoracic spine3. Your neck4. Your shoulders5. Your elbows6. Your wrists7. Your hips8. Your knees9. Your ankles10. Your feetThe thirty-minute regime