Dominic arrived in the UK in April 2001 and has spent the last 8 years working in private practices and hospitals in the London area. As a keen sports man himself his interest lead him to want to work with sports injuries and Dominic is currently in his third year of a Master's degree in Sports Physiotherapy.
He has an interest in the management of musculoskeletal injuries in the active population but also in more specialist areas of sport and is a team physiotherapist for a football club on a part-time basis. His ambition is to work in the professional sport arena full-time, so what better place to demonstrate his talents than here at Thinq Fitness. He observes that the competitive spirit seems just as ardent in the professional athlete as it is in the weekend athlete making his work in the active population just as challenging and rewarding.
- Dominic's tips
* Ensure you rest your muscles in-between work outs
* Always take your Physiotherapists advice!!
* Cross train to develop overall fitness and reduce the risk of injury
Dominic's back fitness video series continues with a look at the transversus abdominis. As Dominic explains the strength of this muscle, and a persons ability to contract the muscle, can often be an indicator of and lead to lower back pain, so working this muscle can help those with this issue.
Join Dominic in his series of injury prevention exercises aimed at promoting Healthy Backs. Our overall health can be complicated quite quickly by back injuries. Back injuries are extremely common especially amount those who have poor core strength and are in jobs requiring lifting or carrying.
Unfortunately if you have recently had an injury then you will need to have fully recovered before undertaking these simple exercises. These exercises are a simple and effective way to help reduce your risk of further injury by teaching correct technique and posture. With a more thorough understanding of our bodies, the responsibility to be fit and within a sensible weight range makes sense, as it literally saves us from unnecessary illnesses and injuries.
In This Series
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