Plank Progression

By |2019-03-07T09:25:45-07:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Health, Muscle health|Tags: , , , , , |

The plank exercise is a great exercise to build core strength. By performing this exercise it can help the body be much stronger in many motions. The exercise is very safe for people with low back pain when compared to [...]

Low Impact Neck Exercises

By |2019-02-15T13:38:30-07:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Health, Muscle health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Neck exercises are important for reaching recovery after a neck injury. There are many different ways to strengthen the neck. The most important thing after an injury is to not overdo it. You can hurt your neck even worse if [...]

Core Strengthening Exercises

By |2018-12-14T13:21:06-07:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Core Strengthening Exercises There are many core strengthening exercises! Here at Cascade Chiropractic and Wellness, we have several favorites. We like these exercises best because they are simple and effective. We also want people to remember that the core is made [...]

Neck Exercises

By |2018-11-07T12:31:40-07:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cervical Posture Roll (Neck Exercises for Stability) The cervical posture roll neck exercises strengthen your deep cervical flexors. This will help stabilize your neck, allow you to hold a good neck posture easier, and help your adjustments last longer. Video: Cervical Posture [...]

Back Pain Exercises

By |2018-12-14T13:21:39-07:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , |

Last year the American Chiropractic association focused on decreasing back pain. As participants in this campaign Cascade Chiropractic and Wellness wants to share back pain exercises that can help to decrease pain. There are a variety of things that can help [...]

Bridge Exercise

By |2017-12-06T12:48:31-07:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , |

Bridge exercise is excellent for posterior core stabilization.  It will strengthen the gluteal muscles and posterior chain of your core. Bridge exercise will work the buttocks well if performed correctly. The steps gradually become more difficult. You must maintain proper form while [...]

Cycling Back Pain Relief

By |2018-12-14T13:22:01-07:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , , |

Cycling Back Pain Relief Summer is nearly here and spring cycling weather has been awesome! In Portland there are many reasons to ride starting with pleasure, but it may include commute or competition too. One of the most frustrating things that [...]

Dead Bug

By |2015-04-08T15:53:06-07:00September 2nd, 2014|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , |

Dead bug is an excellent exercise for core stabilization.  It will strengthen key core components especially the abdominal muscles. These exercises should be performed in neutral pelvis and with abdominal bracing. The steps gradually become more difficult. You must maintain proper form [...]