After several surgeries and rehab sessions, Ed determined that there must be a better way.Each time he was given a Resistance Band to exercise at home.After using the Band for several minutes, it tightens and causes significant pain on his artheritic hands.Thus causing him to interrupt his workout and disrupt his routine, making the rehab session,less than perfect
Ed then talked to other patients and they all had similar results.This led him to the quest of a better and more rewarding session. It became apparent that the problem was gripping the Band. He proceeded to develop a grip that was not only comfortable but that would also adhered to his hand.This means that it requires virtually no strength to hold the grip so that if you have Arthritis in your hands you would still be able to comple a whole workout.
He also realised that with certain especially designed accessories, it becomes possible to do every exercise that could be done on a large commercial cable machine.This allows compete workouts anywhere.
Now no body has any excuse not to take care of their bodies.
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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WOA System was actually designed for Rehabilitation by a patient that realised that as important as the Resistance Bands were to therapy, it was not comfortable to use. This made it a very inefficient piece of equipment.By refining the way, the Band is used and with the help of doctors, nurses and therapists, the WOA System with its accessories, becomes the most effective way of Rehabilitation. It is used in different ways for different purposes such as injuries, joint replacement , amputies, cardiac patients, strokie patients, even exercising during pregnancy or during addiction therapies such as smoking or alcoholism.The system has already helped people with all these problems.
We are continuing to develop our products to help others in the future.
PS.: We welcome your ideas, testimonials and input that may help us improve this system more and more.
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A complete healing of the knee after the knee replacement surgery meted out obviously asks for a lot of time in months period. Regular dose of exercise along with other different physical therapies gradually helps in recovery of the knee in the past shape. There are standard guidelines and listed precautional measures to protect and upgrade the condition of the knee after knee replacement. The expert advises of the professionals such as the orthopedic surgeons as well as recommendations of the physical therapists are important to be followed in this regard. The physical therapies and exercises refer by them actually helps one to gain strength of the knees, get back the capability to move around and return to normal living in daily life actively.
There are simple guidelines to recuperate with instructions for lying in bed, sitting in chair and walking. For example, continuous passive motion machine is required to be placed under feet while lying when the knee is still stiff out of the surgical effect. Additionally ice machines are what is often prescribed for post therapy usage. Firm chairs with arm rests are recommended for sitting with cushion placed under hip to facilitate sitting straight and up, but chairs should be low in height to help keep the feet flat on floor. In order to avoid placing all body weight on knees one must learn to walk with a walker, cane stick or crutches at least for three weeks or until the knee heals. Also one requires to follow instructions for climbing steps carefully holding the railings and watching each step taken.
Apart from this, the exercises can be divided into those to be done in early days post operation and those after some days. Among the early exercises are tightening and loosening of thigh muscles, straight leg raises with light stretching while lying down as well as while sitting, pumping the ankles by means of rhythmic movements of the feet and contracting and relaxing calf muscles and shin of the legs. Knee straightening and knee bending activity while sitting on bed are another exercise to perform. Also there are knee bending to be regularly done with support or without support while sitting. As a part of the advance physical therapy one requires to perform standing knee bends, straight leg raises, light weight lifting with ankles, and then gradually the stationary biking or what is known as exer-cycling by some.
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Due to the simplicity, Resistance band Exercises has gained all popularity. It consists of an extremely convenient nature and offers truly profound characteristics. The principle of the exercise consists of an elastic strip and makes use of certain too specific sets about muscles. The strongest point of versatility is the fact that such can get used over almost any kind of joints or muscles so as to set for strength and also tone the muscle just to make an increase of mobility.
WOA Therakits, consisting of the various Resistance bands workout gets mostly used by the various athletes, therapist and those who offer their limited mobility. Due to the reason of being a training that offers great resistance, the rate of difficulty makes a smart progress with the type of the user. Utilizing these kits would certainly make you feel having a more productive physical training that includes more strenuous, faster as well as harder stretches. If you does not offer that kind of strength of your body in going with such a difficult or fast pace, you can even opt for a steady with slow movements and such can also improve all your flexibilities.
In a famous exercise for soccer, a player takes hold of a band which remains tied within the waist of their teammates. The inhibited teammate’s makes an attempt of head butt the balls that get tossed to the lead person while it remains under the same constraint. This largely makes an increment over the flexibility and as well as muscles with a little bit of training over their resistance. The biggest deal of a physical therapist will make a hold onto the ends which are left loose from the band. In some cases the bands get tied upon a post while the patient put their leg within the loop and makes a movement in terms of back and forth as quickly as possible.
For the moms who lacks of enough time can simply carry around their band kits in their own purse or car. A little exercise can get conducted even while travelling in a car. It offers some of the most simple as well as easy procedures of performing exercises. Done as a regular basis for even the smallest time period this can prove to be the most effectual physical trainings which at the same time improves you movement range, flexibility as well as strength.
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Here comes a list of altogether ten common mistakes which are made during the time of workout. At several times the personal trainer or the exercised is not that aware about these kind of common mistakes and thereof all the effectiveness as well as affecting value gets decreased and even increases the risk of getting injured. The list makes a description of each of the mistakes and follows with some sort of corrections. Thus the list may come up with all its advantages to you in your daily exercise.
Unproductive warm up before starting your workout:
Warm up gets attained just to prepare your body for the augmented stress which soon your body is going to receive from its upcoming session of physical exercise. A moderate cycling spanning a time of about 5-10 mins combined with elliptical work, walking over the treadmill or some other kind of sports specific movement types will help you towards getting induced for a mild as well as sustained stretches. These kind of activities offer their full effect over the amplified flow of blood within your muscles that even includes the heart and raises the temperature of the core muscle so as to get an improved flexibility over the joints. Such even aids in reducing injuries.
Generally, exercises move to the extreme while doing warm up sessions and either they do not perform the process of workout at all or gets fatigued while opting for the weight loss or calorie burn exercises.
Ineffective means of stretching
Several personal trainer or individuals lacks the absolute knowledge of effectively perform stretches. For an instance, while performing some ‘static hamstring stretches’ over the floor with a posture that have legs going straight up to the air, it comes as an essential to tightly press just the other leg over the floor so as to make prevention of the excessive posterior which may gets tilted towards the pelvis. If the posterior face getting tilted then the effectiveness of making stretches can get decreased.
Whilst one is performing some forms of dynamic stretches such as a lunge to make stretches of the thigh and groin muscles, the pelvis is required to kept erect as well as perpendicular. Getting perpendicular entirely depends on right with the floor over which you are seating or the effectiveness cannot be retained.
Workout does not at all need to some strict places instead workout anywhere.
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WOA System, is designed to be the most efficient, safest, smallest, simplest and most comfortable piece of resistance equipment available on the market today. It is designed to replace big clunky expensive, complicated, noisy and boring equipment.
Let's take each point and explain:
1) BIG : Whether it is a large cable machine or one of the hideaway machines ( under your bed or in your closet), the complete WOA System will fit in your briefcase or ladies, with all the stuff in your medium size purse. This means for convenience that is unequalled by any other workout product.
2) CLUNKY : What that means is simple , that it is a light weight, and extremely easy to use
3) EXPENSIVE : The WOA System starts at $ 29.95. However, this price reflects savings of hundreds of dollars in heavy expensive equipment and hundreds of hours in trips to the Gym.
4) COMPLICATED: The WOA System is so simple that anyone can use it to do any exercise in minutes.A therapist can show you how to exercise every muscle of your body wih the excption of your tongue.
5) NOISY : The WOA System is so quiet you can use it in a room with a sleeping baby and never disturb it, or in a room full of people watching TV or talking.
6) BORING : When you are stuck in a room with exercising equipment looking at a wall, just think, with the WOA Syste
m you can get up and move anywhere you want, inside or out.
7) SAFETY : The WOA System is safer than any workout equipment due to its light weight, it is designed so that it would not slip and custom designed with special Loop Locks
8) COMFORTABLE : The WOA System is specially designed as not to hurt your hands as simple resistance Bands only do. Also the wooden handles are much easier to grip than plastic as other systems use.
9) MULTIPURPOSE : The systems used to stretch and worm up for Rehabilitation, Cardio, Muscle Sculpting and Muscle Building
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