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Reducing MS Spasticity: Toes & Foot
 
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Download your FREE Spasticity Exercise Guide: https://themsgym.mykajabi.com/pl/3141 Spasticity in the toes and feet can disrupt balance, increase foot drop, and make exercising with MS difficult. This exercise combo is super effective in helping to reducing spastic toes and increasing foot mobility.
Views: 7252 Trevor Wicken
Neuro Warm Up For Spasticity
 
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If MS leaves your body stiff or you suffer from spasticity at night, this release & mobility series is for you! If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 12407 Trevor Wicken
Dawn - Paralyzed From A Stroke: Walking Again
 
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Dawn was suffered a stroke that left her paralyzed. She came to me in a wheel chair and could not stand or lift her arm... she left walking without a cane and cooking with her left hand. Love this warrior.
Views: 9577 Trevor Wicken
WELCOME TO THE MS GYM
 
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If you are ready to get started with learning how to exercise with MS, please Click the link below and register for a FREE MS exercise Guide: ExerciseWithMS.com These guides cover: Foot Drop, Stretching For Spasticity, Improving Balance, Core Strengthening In A Chair, and Neck / Shoulder Pain relief.
Views: 3126 Trevor Wicken
Walking With MS: Balance Exercises For Walking
 
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These exercises combined with the previous 4 Walking Strong videos give you a powerful exercise routine to maintain walking balance living with MS. 1. If you want more powerful exercises to boost your walking strength *CLICK* This Link: http://bit.ly/footdropfree 2. To get Walking Strong exercise program schedule *CLICK* this link: http://bit.ly/FootDropPDF
Views: 17471 Trevor Wicken
Reducing MS Spasticity: Ankle
 
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Exercising with Multiple Sclerosis can be challenging if you have spasticity in your ankle. This series of movements will help to reduce your stiff muscles and joints while improving mobility and balance. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 3864 Trevor Wicken
Walking With MS: Changing Directions Without Falling
 
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MS can cause you to lose your balance especially when changing directions, stepping down off a curb, or climbing stairs. The best way to prevent falling is to add mobility and strength to the mid back.
Views: 2575 Trevor Wicken
Reducing Extensor Spasticity: Knee
 
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Exercising with Multiple Sclerosis can be challenging and frustrating when you cannot bend your knees or hips. This exercise progression is super effective in reducing spasticity and strengthening the muscles that bend your hips and knees. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 3095 Trevor Wicken
Exercising With MS: Improving Leg Strength-- Pt. 2: Glute Strengthening
 
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This exercise helps to strengthen the outer hip muscle called the glute medius. Strengthening your hips will help you to stand upright, balance better, and walk stronger even during an MS relapse or flare up. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 5049 Trevor Wicken
Exercising With MS: Improving Leg Strength - Pt.1: Balancing The Hips
 
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The posterior pelvic tilt helps you to rebalance your hips, activate your deep core, and improve your body alignment so you can walk better, move stronger, and reduce leg fatigue and weakness CLICK Here To Download your FREE Stretching to Reduce Spasticity Guide: https://themsgym.mykajabi.com/pl/3141
Views: 6527 Trevor Wicken
Walking With MS: Managing MS Foot Drop
 
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Foot Drop can be a difficult symptom of MS. However, it can be managed and possibly reduced to keep you functional. The following foot drop exercises have helped my clients: 1. Find tender spots of bottom of foot and massage spots for 30 sec 2. Hold ankle still and focus on LIFTING toes up, pause for 2-3 sec and then release toes. NOTE: Do not let ankle move. Perform 15-30 reps. 3. Find tender spots on calf, achilles tendon, massage spots 30-45 sec. 4. Perform ankle mobilization on 2-4" step (see video) 10-15 reps 5. Perform Foot Pull back off the wall: Sit w/ feet flat against wall, legs straight. Pull toes & ankle back, pause 2-3 sec. To Get more balance exercises, CLICK Here: https://themsgym.mykajabi.com/pl/1400
Views: 63275 Trevor Wicken
Reducing Flexor Spasticity: Hip
 
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Exercising with MS spasticity in the hip is tough. In order to reduce the spasticity you need to release the hip flexors that are pulling you forward and counteract the spasticity with muscles that help you stand up straight. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 2890 Trevor Wicken
FREEBIE FRIDAY- MS Neck Pain Relief
 
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If you have neck pain created or made worse by MS, you need this FREE exercise program. Each neck exercise is specifically designed for MS and arranged in a way that: - Aligns and Re-Balances your neck and shoulders - Decreases pressure on your brain stem - Reduces inflammation around the brain and spinal cord - Lessens pain, fatigue, and brain fog - Improves your balance - Increases your core strength - Boosts energy and cognitive clarity CLICK Here To Download: https://themsgym.mykajabi.com/pl/7928
Views: 1058 Trevor Wicken
Exercising With MS: Improving Leg Strength - Pt. 3: Inner Thigh
 
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When your foot is weak, this exercise works the inner thigh called the adductor magnus. This muscle is important in helping you maintain balance, hip strength, and prevent injury to the knees, hips, and feet. This helps to reduce foot drop, ataxia, and falls. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 2883 Trevor Wicken
Exercising With MS: Reducing Low Back Stiffness
 
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Many MS'ers end up with super tight muscles or spasticity in the front of the hips that pull the pelvis forward and put a ton of stress on the low back. This exercise helps to counteract the forward pull and add mobility to the hips and low back. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 1629 Trevor Wicken
Exercising With MS: Improving Leg Strength- Pt. 4: Leg Lifters
 
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This exercise activates the psoas muscle which is commonly weak. The psoas is a major hip flexor which helps lift your leg with walking. If you have leg weakness or foot drop, you need to activate your psoas to restore your hip strength. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 3825 Trevor Wicken
Neck Pull Up
 
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1. Lie on your belly with chin off the edge of the bed. 2. Squeeze your glutes and pull up your abs. 3. Gently pull shoulder blades toward back pockets 4. Slowly pull chin straight up keeping chin in contact with bed 5. Pause 2-3 seconds and lower slow leading with your chin. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 761 Trevor Wicken
Walking With MS: Reducing Falls - Balancing Your Hips
 
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A scary symptom of MS is the feeling of falling forward. Often times MS clients have an increased risk of falling due to the neurological weakness in the glutes and super tight hips. With this, fatigue leads to more sitting and less walking which can you to lose balance even faster. These 4 powerhouse exercises will help you re-balance your hips, improve core strength, and walk better.
Views: 5062 Trevor Wicken
Core Strengthening For MS - Dead Bug
 
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I love the Dead Bug! This exercise strengthens the deep core, pelvic floor, spinal stabilizers, and hip flexors. Improving coordination between these muscle groups improves balance and reduces falls while walking in MS clients. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 1326 Trevor Wicken
Reducing Flexion Spasticity: Knee
 
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This mini exercise progression helps to calm down and stretch the over active outer hamstring and calf and then counteract spasticity with knee extension. Exercising with MS can be greatly improved once spasticity is reduced. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 3496 Trevor Wicken
MS Neck Pain: Jaw Release & Chin Push Down
 
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The muscles of the jaw often take over for the muscles of the neck. This can lead to cervical spine injuries, jaw pain, headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain, and destabilization of the cervical spine. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 1684 Trevor Wicken
Reducing Extensor Spasticity: Hip
 
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Exercising with MS with Extensor Spasticity in the Hip can be challenging when as your body locks up the back side of your body and holds you in a rigid line. This will lead to foot drop, poor hip flexion strength, and spinal problems. This series really helps to balance out the body and allows you to move better. If you are looking for a complete program, check out my Stretching To Reduce Spasticity PDF Exercise guide. DOWNLOAD IT HERE: https://themsgym.mykajabi.com/pl/4064
Views: 1859 Trevor Wicken
Improving Hip Flexor Strength
 
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Once of the most challenging parts of walking with MS is lifting the leg. This is called hip flexion. The lack of hip flexor strength is often caused by spasm of the diaphragm, poor breathing, and limited core strength. This series of exercises helps to start rebuilding those connections between brain and hip flexors. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 8810 Trevor Wicken
Balance Exercises For MS: 3 point Toe Touch
 
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This is a great exercise to improve balance while changing directions. Often times, people with MS feel are fearful and non-confident in their body due to feeling weak in their core and legs. This exercise fires all the muscles needs to improve balance. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 2172 Trevor Wicken
Leg Strength For MS: Full Circuit
 
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Leg Weakness from MS is a big problem. It can affect your walking, balance, and steal your energy as your body has to work extra hard to do life. These exercises really help to boost leg strength and balance. If you're interested in more balance exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: https://themsgym.mykajabi.com/pl/4064
Views: 3308 Trevor Wicken
FREEBIE FRIDAY: Chair Core Strength For MS
 
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Hey crew, if you are having a hard time starting exercise with MS because you are in a chair, this program is for you: https://themsgym.mykajabi.com/pl/5036 It contains powerful exercises that will help you sit taller, strengthen your core, and prepare your body to stand if you are able.
Views: 925 Trevor Wicken
Core Strengthening For MS - Side Bends
 
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Many people affected by multiple sclerosis struggle with the feeling of falling to the side when walking. This is caused by a weakness in the muscles of the core and spine responsible for preventing side bending. This supine side bend helps to strengthen your trunk and prevent falling. Do it! If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 715 Trevor Wicken
Core Strengthening For MS - Full Core Workout
 
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Ready to fire up your core and walk better with MS? Move with me through this full core strengthening exercise circuit designed to improve your balance while exercising with Multiple Sclerosis. Plus everyone likes a little ab burn. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 4060 Trevor Wicken
Exercising With MS: Improving Leg Strength - Full Circuit
 
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If your legs/ feet are weak due to MS, you can still exercise! This exercising with MS circuit works on activating the hips, strengthening the core, and helping you walk better. Check out the entire playlist for instructions on each exercise. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 2698 Trevor Wicken
Core Strengthening For MS -  Cross Crawling
 
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If you want to improve balance while exercising with MS, you must work ALL of the core muscles responsible for walking. You need to hit the backside of your bod as well as the abdominals. This cross crawling exercise strengthens your abs, glutes, spine, and shoulder girdle. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 1291 Trevor Wicken
Core Strengthening For MS - Planking The Right Way
 
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Today we go over how to plank CORRECTLY! One major struggle of exercising with Multiple Sclerosis is loss of balance and coordination. Planking is one of the best exercises to strengthen the muscles of the deep core responsible for balance and coordination. However, the plank is another poorly performed and poorly coached exercises that makes me cringe as I walk around the gym. Here is the most effective way to perform the plank with MS. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 1485 Trevor Wicken
Strength Training From Your Chair
 
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This circuit is specifically designed to help you strengthen your ENTIRE deep core and spinal muscles from pelvis to neck. This is an awesome daily exercise circuit to get you started. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 1440 Trevor Wicken
Exercising With MS: The MS Gym Opens Monday May 15, 2017
 
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Next Week I will start posting a 1-2 MS Specific exercises per day on Facebook Live: You can join The MS Gym Here: http://bit.ly/2qaCtR7 Each exercise will be part of a MS Movement Circuit that we will rock out together LIVE on Saturday Mornings. 7:00 am Mountain Time Mon / Wed / Friday 11:00 am Mountain Time Tues / Thurs 7:00 am Mountain Time Saturday -- LIVE MS Exercise Circuit with me! NOTE: While these exercises are designed to help manage the symptoms of MS, they are SUPER effective for improving balance, mobility, strength, and endurance for all bodies. Please join us and share this with anyone you know affected by or doing life with someone affected by MS. See You Monday 😁 #MedicalFitness #MS #Parkinsons #ExerciseWithMS #Balance #FootDrop #StayActive #RISEAndMove
Views: 7797 Trevor Wicken
Walking With MS: Reduce Fatigue With Better Posture
 
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A super challenging symptom of MS and Parkinson's is overwhelming fatigue. By improving your posture through your neck and shoulders your body doesn't have to work as hard, you save energy, and you prevent neck pain.
Views: 2422 Trevor Wicken
Exercising With MS: Improving Leg Strength - Pt.5: Hip Bridging
 
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This exercise is THE most poorly taught and poorly performed exercise in gyms and clinics across the globe... The Hip Bridge. Hip Bridging activates your glutes which help you walk better, keep your balance, and fight off leg weakness caused by MS. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 1909 Trevor Wicken
This stretch reduces SI Joint Pain
 
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Balance problems caused by MS, Parkinson's, stroke cause back pain. Spinal injuries, sitting, and joint pain can also cause back pain. Often this pain is in the Sacro-Iliac Joint or SI Joint. This exercise is AWESOME for adding mobility to a stuck SI joint. Perform 10 - 20 reps of this powerful exercise. Many of my clients report pain decreasing as much as 75-100%. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 436 Trevor Wicken
Core Strengthening For MS - Hand Marching
 
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Hand marching activates the muscles of the deep core, spinal stabilizers, and shoulder stabilizers. These muscle groups are important for walking with MS and maintaining balance. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 2235 Trevor Wicken
Reducing Spasticity In The Spine
 
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Spasticity in the mid back is often neglected and or under trained. However, spasticity in the upper body and mid back can really throw off your balance, strength, and coordination. These exercises really help. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 1228 Trevor Wicken
Stretching To Reduce Spasticity: Neck
 
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Neck pain and spinal alignment is rarely discussed with people affected by MS. You can release neck spasticity and increase the effectiveness of your stretches with these effective techniques. If you want a Full Stretching Program To Reduce Spasticity Click Here: https://themsgym.mykajabi.com/pl/3141
Views: 1433 Trevor Wicken
MS Balance: Full Circuit
 
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Multiple Sclerosis can significantly reduce you ability to balance while you walk, exercise, work, and play. These exercises will greatly help boost you core strength, leg strength, and ability to change direction. If you want further instruction on these exercises and a Mobile MS Exercise Guide to take with you, Download Here: https://youtu.be/3GwlCXleNco
Views: 2827 Trevor Wicken
FREE Gift Friday: Want Less Foot Drop?
 
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We are quickly approaching 600 members in The MS Gym on Facebook. If you want to join the movement click Here: www.facebook.com/groups/themsgym If you want the foot drop program I mention in this video click here or in the comments below: https://themsgym.mykajabi.com/pl/3501
Views: 2024 Trevor Wicken
FREE GIFT For my Amazing MS Gym Family
 
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1. Watch This Video 2. Get Excited 3. CLICK on This Link --- https://themsgym.mykajabi.com/pl/3141 4. GO
Views: 456 Trevor Wicken
MS Neck Pain: Standing Chin Pull Back
 
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This exercise is a great compliment to the seated neck exercises. If you can train your neck to seek the best alignment possible while seated and standing, you will be better able to hold this position while walking. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 870 Trevor Wicken
Strengthen Your Core And Spine At The Same Time
 
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BEST CORE EXERCISE for improving balance and core stability while reducing and preventing back pain. This exercise activated the Transverse Abdominus and Multifidus while are vital to a pain-free body. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 359 Trevor Wicken
Make Yourself Great Again
 
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Neurologic symptoms like spasticity, foot drop, loss of balance, joint pain, depression, brain fog, or fatigue can wear your down and leave you feeling broken. But You CAN MAKE YOURSELF GREAT AGAIN!
Views: 124 Trevor Wicken
Meet Ann: Set Free From Life on a Cane in 10 weeks
 
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Ann's back and hip pain was so intense, she couldn't lie on my table on her 1st visit. After 10 weeks, she was walking, exercising, and taking care of her elderly mom pain-free. Love this woman!
Views: 179 Trevor Wicken
Thumb Mobility
 
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If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 150 Trevor Wicken
MS Upper Body Strengthening
 
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In order to walk well, you need to have a strong upper body to hold you upright and prevent slouching forward, losing your balance, and aggravating a foot drop. Use these exercises. If you're interested in more exercises like these check out this Free MS Exercise guide: http://exercisewithms.com
Views: 781 Trevor Wicken