Versione Italiana: https://spark.adobe.com/page/rlGJHLF0WNerD/ What is “Foam Rolling”? Foam Rolling is a method of self-myofascial release, that uses a cylindrical tube of compressed foam, known as “foam roller”. Foam Rolling is a form of self-massage that allows you to apply deep pressure and is often performed in order to increase flexibility, reduce muscle soreness (a.k.a. DOMS … More Foam Rolling: What’s the Big Deal?
(Versione Italiana: https://spark.adobe.com/page/mt7msWTQh1tuB/) What is Low Back Pain? Low Back Pain (LBP) is a very common issue involving the lower back (lumbar region) that can sometimes extend to the leg (a.k.a. sciatica). Low Back Pain is one of the main reasons why people go see a doctor: it has, indeed, been estimated that 80% of … More Low Back Pain: Definition, Causes, Prevention & Treatment.
Versione Italiana: https://spark.adobe.com/page/zkhUgSNDBQujg/ What is Stretching? Stretching is a type of physical exercise that aims to elongate the muscle that is being stretched (and its tendon too, which is the tissue that connects the muscle to the bone). Stretching exercises can be implemented in 2 ways (or in a combination) of these: 1) Passive Stretching … More Stretching 101: How, When & Why to Stretch.
(Versione 🇮🇹 Italiana sotto 👇) We, humans, are made to stand, to move. Not to sit. Well, not for too many hours in a row, at least. Having a desk-job (or being a student), though, makes you sit for most of your day, which puts a lot of stress on your body. In fact, when … More How your DESK JOB is affecting your Health (and what to do about it).
(Versione 🇮🇹 Italiana sotto 👇) SWAY BACK POSTURE Sway Back Posture The “Sway Back” posture is characterized by: forward head, a long kyphosis extending from the thoracic to the lumbar region, sunken chest, rounded shoulders and pelvis tilted backward. The pelvis is also shifted forwards, compensated by the backwards shift of the upper trunk. The … More “Sway Back” Posture
(Versione 🇮🇹 Italiana sotto 👇) FLAT BACK POSTURE Flat Back Posture The “Flat Back” posture is characterized by the loss of the natural curves of the spine: from a side view, this results in a flattened back. The Flat Back posture presents: forward head, rounded shoulders, sunken chest, flat thoracic spine, posterior pelvic tilt and … More How to fix your “Flat Back” Posture
(Versione 🇮🇹 Italiana sotto 👇) “Posture” is defined as “the position in which you hold your body when moving or resting”. It is common to hear people say things like “you’re sitting in a bad posture” or “look at you! Stand up straight! You don’t have a good posture at all!”. Truth is, there is … More Is your “Posture” in check?
(Versione Italiana: sotto) A Physiotherapist (also known as Physical Therapist) is a healthcare provider who helps people maximize their movement, functional ability and quality of life. Physiotherapists can work autonomously, or in collaboration with other health care professionals, performing interventions related to prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in the areas of motor skills, superior cortical functions, … More What is a “Physiotherapist”?
(Versione Italiana sotto) Hi there! Thanks for stopping by! Welcome to THE PHYSIO FORMULA! My name is Elisabetta and I am a young (yet very passionate!) Physiotherapist. Yes, that is me in the picture, right after finally getting the title I have worked so hard for. I have been thinking a lot about starting a … More Meet Elisabetta Brigo (a.k.a. the creator of THE PHYSIO FORMULA)