Full Backcover Description
Chronic back pain- affects countless lives everyday. Simple daily tasks may become difficult and family activities stressful. Workplace absenteeism or permanent disability may also become commonplace.
Current research shows that chronic back pain patients can play an important role in their own recovery by rehabilitating core muscle groups. This will improve their chances of resuming normal, pain-free daily activities.
Pinnacle Rehabilitation's Spinal Stabilization Program teaches chronic back pain sufferers how, with regular use, specially targeted exercises will strengthen important deep core muscles. This will stabilize and align the spinal column, reducing daily pain. Its objective is to equip back pain patients with the knowledge and motivation they need to help themselves.
The Pinnacle Program is widely used in industry to promote employee Health and Wellness. It helps prevent employee injury, absenteeism, and disability. This video program, filmed at beautiful Lake Louise, Canada, is designed to promote both physical and mental well being. It guides chronic back pain patients step-by-step through rehabilitation exercises to encourage active healing.
'Most people don't know how to strengthen the deep core muscles that are critical for stabilizing and aligning the spine. Adhering to a regular exercise regimen provides the best chance for recovery. - Dr. Brian McPeak, Chief Medical Advisor, Pinnacle
If You Have Backpain
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Toning Emphasis: Abs
Upper body: Arms, chest and back.
Lower Body: Legs, thighs, hips and buttocks.
Abs: Abdominals (stomach), core and sometimes lower back.
Total body: Tones all three of the above muscle groups.
Instructor: Kendyl Singh (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 23 min.
Street Date: 05/11/2009
Certified instructor description:
Fourteen flowing matwork exercises that specifically target your deepest core muscles. It's a “serious” strength training program designed to enhance the muscles that surround and support your spine. Besides the various different stretches, you also get rotations, extensions and flexions (from planks and bicycles to bridges and crunches). Kendyl Singh's approach is always nurturing and instructional so it's easy to stay informed and motivated. Quiet music and a calming, outdoor setting (Lake Louise, Canada). ©2002.