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Postural restoration is an evidence-based approach to addressing chronic pain by focusing on the vital connections between breathing and posture. It recognizes that our breathing patterns and posture are intricately linked, and imbalances in these areas can lead to chronic pain. By optimizing our breathing techniques and posture, we can relieve stress on our muscles and joints, reducing the likelihood of chronic pain or injury. Through exercises that target the core and pelvic floor, postural restoration empowers individuals to take back control of their physical well-being. It's a proactive, natural approach that offers hope for those seeking to manage chronic pain and improve their overall quality of life.

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The intricate relationship between posture and breathing plays a pivotal role in our overall well-being. When our posture deteriorates, our breathing patterns are altered, often leading to significant physiological changes and, in some cases, chronic pain. Poor posture can force our respiratory muscles to work harder, limiting lung capacity and decreasing oxygen intake. This, in turn, triggers a stress response in our body, increasing muscle tension and contributing to chronic pain conditions. Recognizing this connection is essential, as it highlights the importance of maintaining proper posture to ensure optimal breathing and prevent the negative health consequences that can arise from poor alignment.



Strengthening your core and pelvic floor is a fundamental aspect of maintaining posture and proper breathing, crucial for reducing the risk of chronic pain and disease. These muscle groups provide essential support to our spine, organs, and diaphragm, directly impacting our posture and breathing mechanics. A weak core and pelvic floor can lead to poor alignment, compromising lung function and increasing the risk of chronic pain conditions like back pain, sciatica, and pelvic floor disorders. By prioritizing the strength and stability of these areas, we can fortify our body's foundation, promoting better posture, efficient breathing, and overall health while reducing the risk of chronic pain and disease.



Kinesthetic sense is like your body's internal GPS, guiding your movements. It's the ability to sense where your body parts are and how they're moving without looking. This remarkable sense plays a vital role in improving balance and coordination. With a well-developed kinesthetic sense, you can effortlessly maintain equilibrium, even on one foot or while navigating tricky terrain. It's your body's way of telling your brain where everything is, helping you perform activities like dancing, playing sports, and simply moving with grace and precision. By honing your kinesthetic sense, you unlock the power to excel in activities that require balance and coordination, making life more enjoyable and fulfilling.



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Brain Meets Brawn is an ALTERNATIVE CHOICE to traditional physical therapy and personal training. Do not allow pain, injury, or surgery stop you from the things you love most.  Schedule your DISCOVERY SESSION, turn to a new chapter in life, and get back, BETTER THAN BEFORE! Our sports medicine staff is dual credentialed in the healthcare and fitness industries to offer an all-encompassing service. You will work 1-on-1 with a licensed athletic trainer and certified personal trainer to rehabilitate your prior and current injuries and get you back to achieving your most ambitious fitness and nutrition goals. 


Located at 3029 Hilton Road in Fabulous Ferndale, Brain Meets Brawn was established in 2013 and opened the doors to a fully equipped studio and clinic in August of 2019. Upon walking through our doors, you'll find open space and a creative assortment of equipment that will allow for any fitness activity or genre you can imagine. You'll also find a list of amenities including a purified drinking fountain, private restroom, fresh towels, and complimentary wi-fi. We serve the surrounding community including Royal Oak, Berkley, Huntington Woods, Clawson, Birmingham, Bingham Farms, Bloomfield, Beverly Hills, Hazel Park, Oak Park, Southfield, and Detroit.

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