Hi, this is Yoshi from FuncPhysio. I hope everyone is staying healthy. Are you feeling that your body is deconditioned during this time of quarantine? I believe the quarantine restriction will gradually be eased in the next several weeks. There are many people whose activity and exercise level has decreased significantly during this quarantine. We are less active and our … [Read more...] about Returning to Activity and Exercise is Critical after a Sedentary Lifestyle, but Must be Careful!
The diaphragm is a muscle that separates the thorax and abdomen. It is a dome-shaped membranous structure, but has a central tendon that is muscular. It has many essential roles in the normal functioning of our bodies. As you already know, the diaphragm is the most important muscle for breathing. When you inhale, the muscle extends downwards and increases the thoracic … [Read more...] about Diaphragm and the wellbeing of our body. It is not just a muscle of respiration.
Recent news about COVID19 has brought anxiety, worries, and fear to many people. We face stress on a daily basis, but especially in this present situation the stress level has heightened for many. Our response to stress influences the body. In fact, there are postural changes in response to stress. the we are currently living in a very stressful time. Our emotions … [Read more...] about Our Emotions Affect Our Posture
Vagus nerve is one of the twelve cranial nerves. It is the longest and one of the most complicated one of all. Vagus is a Latin word that means, “wondering” and indeed it wonders from the brainstem to vocal cord, heart, lungs, stomach and intestines. Vagus nerve functions to stabilize heart rate, respiratory rate, and digestive function. Vagus nerves afferent fiber projects … [Read more...] about Vagus Nerve Function and Dysfunction
It is generally known that the flexibility and mobility of the muscles and joints are important aspect for our body motion. However, the importance of the visceral (organs/intestines) mobility for our body function is not commonly known concept. Each organ in our baby is free to move. This is mobility that occurs with our all body movement as well as with … [Read more...] about Visceral Mobility is Important for Body Motion!?