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Why Corrective Exercises are Important


Corrective exercises are functional movements aimed at improving imbalances in the body through stretching, strengthening and lengthening muscles. Muscle weaknesses can be caused by lifestyle choices like wearing high heels or sitting in poor posture all day long- yet repetitive motion (or nonmovement) is often considered as one of most common reasons people experience pain related with their muscles.


Doing the same movements in a work setting or performing the exact same exercises every day can be bad for your body. Repetitive motions like these may cause imbalances over time which could lead to injury!


When muscles on one side of a joint become tight from overuse, it can cause pain and increase the risk for workout related injury. This is because when you use your arm or leg more intensely than usual they have less force to support themselves with so the other nearby joints might compensate by moving in an abnormal way which causes discomfort.


The lower back is a common area for this to occur in. When people have weak core muscles, their spine overcompensates and becomes too stiff or curved to carry its weight comfortably on one side of the body alone - leading them towards pain.


The effectiveness of corrective exercises lies in their ability to both strengthen and activate weak muscles while lengthening tight, overworked areas. An impactful program should work on activating the targeted muscle groups as well as stretching them out so they can get back into proper alignment with each other!


Rather than exercising muscles at random, corrective exercises target specific muscle weaknesses to reduce pain and soreness in the area. Personal trainers or physical therapists can prescribe a regimen of exercise designed specifically for you so that your body has time heal while also improving endurance with increased strength over all areas - including posture!



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