The lumbo-pelvic region is an area of concern for a large number of clients. In this lecture/demo-style workshop, developed by the Merrithew™ team, explore how the Reformer can be an integral tool in a post-rehab setting. After reviewing the anatomy, biomechanics and optimal functioning of the lumbar spine, pelvis, hip and surrounding musculature, discuss some of the more common injuries and conditions that can occur and the resulting dysfunction. Then, learn a wide variety of exercise options utilizing the Reformer and many of its accessories and how to identify better movement patterns and muscular activation. Explore how modifications can provide ideal programming choices for various stages of healing and functional reintegration.
- Understand optimal function and movement patterns of lumbo-pelvic region.
- Review anatomy, biomechanics, ideal movement and muscular involvement.
- Understand how common dysfunctions can alter recruitment and create pain.
- Learn Reformer-based exercises and progressions to optimize lumbo-pelvic function.
Equipment used in this workshop