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Lenny Levin, the founder of Wellness and Beyond, raised a question why the current concepts of the injury treatment and exercise protocols are failing to produce successful results. This quest led him into the area of functional movement and he discovered that the basic principles of the science of human movement and functional anatomy had been neglected. Lenny set out on the mission 12 years ago to define and develop scientifically sound injury assessment and exercise protocols for keeping the human body fit and healthy. He created functional movement training programs for injury treatment, fitness, sports and physical activities. Lenny has been practicing his findings for the last 8 years and they are producing successful outcomes.

Functional Therapy

TREATING AREAS OUTSIDE OF THE LOCATION OF PAIN TO IMPROVE INJURY TREATMENTS OUTCOMES Conventional orthopaedical care is failing to address successfully injury treatment and offer only drugs and surgical interventions. Many patients resort to a surgery after physical therapy and chiropractic treatments. Existing assessment and treatment protocols treat the area …

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Fitness and Beyond

IS ANY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY BETTER THAN NONE?  Many people mistakenly believe that exercising regularly is sufficient to stay healthy and fit. The prevailing notion is that a fitness regimen comprising of “weights”, “cardio” and stretching addresses all of the body’s needs and any physical activity is better than none. These …

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Functional Movement Awareness

If you wish your body move more efficiently you need to understand how it is designed to function. In order to improve your overall movement you need to develop awareness about basic components and structures of the human body and how they are intended to be used. Shoulder Girdle, Shoulder …

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Running and Beyond

HOW TO RUN AND WALK WITH LITTLE OR NO IMPACT There’s no lack of advice how to improve running and walking but these suggestions very often contradict each other. This wide spectrum of recommendations underscores the problem that most expert interpretations are not based on the scientific principles of functional …

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Swimming and Beyond

THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SWIMMING Traditional training targets body regions such as “knees”, “hips” or “legs” to develop a swimming stroke. For instance, you might think when you bend your knee you use quadriceps muscles. However, any movement in the human body is produced by a group of …

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Dancing and Beyond

CONSCIOUS DANCING INSTRUCTION  Conventional instruction is focused on learning dancing figures and steps by a high volume of unconscious repetition which forces the body to move inefficiently. If the dance movements are not unnatural and functionally incorrect, the result can be lack of improvement, muscle pain, discomfort, and loss of …

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