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Graham Williams
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Core Work

Postby Graham Williams » Sun Aug 02, 2009 7:29 pm

Paul or any other body else can you help?
I have a triathlete who has just suffered an immense crash in a mountain bike race in France. He has broken a leg very badly and has have to have it pinned and screwed (He was only 8 minutes from the finish :cry: )
What he wishes to do whilst on recover is some core group exercises but is unable to use a Swiss ball encase he upsets the pinning.
Any ideas on work that he can undertake without damaging the leg?
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Graham
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Re: Core Work

Postby Paul Newsome » Sun Aug 02, 2009 11:54 pm

Graham Williams wrote:Any ideas on work that he can undertake without damaging the leg?
Thanks
Graham


Hi Graham

Your athlete is going to be restricted to low dynamic range exercises and would be well advised to book the assistance of a local physiotherapist who is qualified to teach pilates and specifically mat work.

Here are some suggested exercises:

http://pilates.about.com/od/pilatesmat/ ... rcises.htm

http://www.sportsinjurybulletin.com/arc ... -exercises

Hope this helps!

Paul
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Re: Core Work

Postby Graham Williams » Mon Aug 03, 2009 7:18 am

Thanks Mate
Passed on to "Mr Hoppy" :D
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