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.
It is commonly known that muscle and joint mobility and elasticity are important for movement. Did you know that inner organs also play an important part? Organs contract and relax influenced by body movements and breathing. When you touch your abdominal area, you can feel organs contracting when bending, and stretching when arching your back. Organs are made of smooth … [Read more...] about How Do Organs Affect Our Body Movement?
This is Yohei Takada from FuncPhysio Physical Therapy. I will talk about my expertise, breathing. It is something we do more than anything else in our lives. Every day, we breathe more than 20,000 times! Therefore, if your breathing is somehow ineffective, your neck, shoulders, lower back, and other muscular systems are constantly affected. Moreover, breathing has an influence … [Read more...] about Breathing: Breathing problems and ineffective breathing affect your health!