What can inversion do for you?
Did you know that you are physically
shorter in the evening than in the morning
(or after sleeping)?
Why? – You might be surprised to learn that
it is due to the discs in your spine!
Imagine those little discs getting squished all
day long. All that weight bearing and holding
yourself up against gravity causes moisture to
be squeezed out of the discs.
This results in a net loss of height during the
During the night, while you sleep and because your
spine is no longer bearing vertical weight, the
discs reabsorb moisture and are thicker in the
Inversion tables –
can help to counteract that problem.
A table can allow you to – go vertical –
and give your spine a major break.
Not only will your spine be happier but you
will be too. It actually feels pretty good
to be upside down for a period of time.
Blood and oxygen can move to the head and that
increased flow can give you a more awake, more
You’ll feel refreshed.
My friend Clint has an inversion table
and I tried it out.
It really does feel good to get on it for a
couple of minutes.
If you are daring you might even do a few sit-ups
while inverted – its a neat twist to being upside
down and doing sit-ups!
You can experience relief from back pain
by using inversion tables, others have – and you
can or someone you love can too.
Be sure to discuss with your physician before
getting or using an inversion table.
Until next time, all the best,
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