The prone press up is a simple and great exercise proven to help
- low back pain
- centralize leg pain
- restore function
under the right conditions. End range is often needed for success but not often attained due to a perception of painful pinching during or at end range.
Dosage is important for the treatment and improvement to continue between visits. Once the patient leave the comfort and reassurance of your practice, they may not want to press up through a yellow light for fear of "damaging" something.
Try these 2 strategies to modulate threat perception during the exercise and improve dosage which is key for rapid results.
Modulating Pinch During Prone Press Ups
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