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for rehabilitating injuries

Jame Balancer is very effective in the rehabilitation of hip, knee, ankle and foot injuries including breaks and sprains.

Jame Balancer is also beneficial in physiotherapy for the elderly.

Professionally, Jame Balancer is used by naprapaths, physiotherapists and orthopaedists. After a diagnosis rehabilitation is started under their supervision. With detailed instructions, exercises can also be done at home.

Training with Jame Balancer is also important in preventing injuries especially in the knees and ankles. Jame Balancer is a good tool particularly with young sportspeople practising the techniques associated with muscle and strength training. With Jame Balancer they are simultaneously able to practise middle body control, train the core muscles of the middle torso and strengthen the muscles of the legs and feet, especially the ankles. Research has shown that at least in Finland this kind of training has been given too little attention in the past.

Activating and strengthening of the muscles in and around the ankles and feet is especially important in sports where the feet stay stabilised. Examples include down hill skiing, figure skating and cross country skiing.

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Jame-Soft used on top of Jame-Balancer intensifies middle body control and muscle strength exercises.

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Jame-Balancer® – General instructions

Below is an example of instructions that gives balance, strength and good posture for your body. You can download these A4 sized instructions in full in printable PDF format by clicking on the Flag button below.

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Jyris Jame-Balancer experiences

Jyri Marjamäki is Personal trainer in Physical Education Services of the Town of Järvenpää. You can download these A4 sized experiences in printable PDF format by clicking on the Flag button below.

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Finnish Naprapathy Association recommends the use of Jame-Balancer in the early stages of rehabilitation. As we all know, only good coordination enables the load to be increased. Balancer is what we call a low-threshold balancing board which can also be used by unft people. It is also safe to use the board in preoperative situations. In case of active sports people only imagination sets the limits for the ways the board can be used in training. For instance, one leg squat 30 times on a Jame-Balancer will be challenging even for a hard training athlete. It is easy to take the balancer to the gym, camps, away matches, and most importantly, it will not take much space while training at home either.

In sports where the ankle is stabilised, for instance down-hill skiing and skating, it is very important to activate and support the muscles of the ankle area.

– Ari Toropainen, Naprapathy AMK, President of Finnish Naprapathy Association

Growing old weakens the balance. Injuries caused by the weakened balance bring up a major and topical problem for the public health. Work is being done for fnding solutions how to maintain and strengthen the balance.

How does practicing with Jame-Balancer boards afect the strengthening of balance and ankle function in elderly people?

A Master thesis for the Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä focuses on Jame-Balancer boards: Balancing Board Exercises in Training the Balance and Ankle Function in Elderly People Elderly people from Järvenpää will take part in a longitudal follow-up study conducted together with the sport activity department of Järvenpää. The subjects are divided into two test groups. The training group will practice under supervision with the Jame-Balancer boards for 16 weeks. The control group will only take part in the study related measurements.

The initial measurements were done in January 2009 and the fnal measurements were done in May 2009. The measurements will analyze body sway with the Metitur Good Balance device, electric muscle activation (EMG) from the peroneal muscles as well as ankle extensor strength. In addition, some functional tests were conducted. The results will also be published in an international forum after the Master thesis is ready.

– Rimona Hakkarainen, M.Sc. Student, Biology of Physical Activity