“My son’s core is so floppy, he really can’t push open the doors when we go to the library. There is no force through his arms. Now that he is older, this is stopping him from doing quite a few things”.
Pushing is an essential skill. To go shopping, a cart must be pushed from aisle to aisle. A dresser drawer can’t stay open; it must be pushed back into position. We push all day long without much thought about our action, whether it is tidying up the kitchen drawers, pushing a vacuum, going through a revolving door, or moving furniture back into its place. Continue reading “Core Stability: Pushing”