Category Archives: pre surgery preparation

Strengthening the Pelvic Floor and Creating Space within Your Body

One of my BOOMERPLUS®  clients asked me for a daily sequence to strengthen her pelvic floor so I created this simple sequence for her. She does it on her bed with a nice firm mattress.  After only a week, she feels comfortable and is participating in more social activities.  Please email me with questions and additional… Read More »

LAUGH & RELAX: Enjoy Extended Puppy pose

How about a relaxing, stress-relieving pose that also lengthens the spine, opens the shoulders & calms the mind?  Extended Puppy Pose: Now, who would not want to try this posture?  Cooling for the hot summer months as well! You may want to prepare for Extended Puppy pose by doing Cow & Cat.  Sounds like I… Read More »

Therapeutic Relief from Restless Leg Syndrome (or RLS) the BoomerPlus® Way

The gnomes who run around wreaking having with emails (they are second cousins to the ones who make your socks disappear) caused some issues with the release of this very important post by Amy on the issue of restless leg syndrome. Several people asked us to resend, so here you are. Issues have been fixed.… Read More »

Preparation for Hip Surgery:Part 3

Preparation for hip surgery, Part 3– breathing and visualizations for comfort and relaxation pre-op.  Descriptions for reducing pain and maintaining flexibility with renewed energy post-op. Today’s post is the final in our series on preparation for hip surgery.  We discuss both pre-op relaxation and  therapeutic yoga techniques for post-op recovery. Overview of Series on Preparation… Read More »

Preparation for Hip Surgery: Part 2

In today’s post, we continue our series on preparation for hip surgerywith the use of therapeutic yoga techniques for faster post-op recovery. In Part 1,we concentrated on the importance of my clients’ medical instructions, the breathing techniques & several postural alignment exercises for the lower extremities of my client s body–especially the feet. Today, in… Read More »

Preparation for Hip Surgery:Part 1

I am working with one of my clients in preparation for hip surgery.   I assist and support her with biomechanics and postural  alignment , strength and agility training. First, we discuss the advice and limitations from her surgeon.  Then we go to work, tailoring her program to her physician’s orders. Before any type of… Read More »