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  • Whole Body Vibration Literature Review

      1)     Pain

    a. Lundeberg T. Long-term results of vibratory stimulation as a pain relieving measure for chronic pain. Pain 1984;20(1):13–23.

    b. Lundeberg T. The pain suppressive effect of vibratory stimulation and

  • Targeting Belly Fat with WBV

    Of the many questions I have received over the past 6 years, one stands out the most. This question, asked by men and women alike, old and young, Easterners and Westerners is “Can Whole Body Vibration (WBV) reduce my

  • WBV and Diabetes in Youth

    ScienceDaily (Oct. 19, 2012) — Daily sessions of whole-body vibration may combat prediabetes in adolescents, dramatically reducing inflammation, average blood glucose levels and symptoms such as frequent urination,

  • Vibration Training is Doing Wonders at Medina High School

    From FOX 8 Cleveland - 9/20/2011

     MEDINA, Ohio -— It’s designed to make you bigger, stronger and faster. “It’s the kind of stuff you see in Rocky IV actually,” said Rich Zawak.

    Vibration training was

  • Whole Body Vibration Training: Can You Really Shake Yourself Fit?

    By CARRIE MYERS - From American Council on Exercise

    Remember those old videos and photos of women standing on “reduction machines,” belts around their derrieres and bellies, attempting to shake the fat off their

  • Vibrate Yourself to a Leaner You

    By Megan Rauscher

    NEW YORK | Fri May 8, 2009 12:10pm

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -

    Vibrating exercise platforms, which are increasingly found in commercial gyms in Europe and elsewhere, may help people lose the

  • Vibration Training and Low Back Pain

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT​

    There are many reasons for people to experience what has been collectively characterized as “low back pain” or “lumbago”. Among the more common sources are:

     

    • Strong

  • Scare Tactics: Preying on the Inexperienced Consumer

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT​

     

    As someone who uses Vibration Training technology in both a Physiotherapy clinic with patients and a Vibration Training studio with fitness/wellness clients, I have a

  • Vibration Training and Fat Loss: Is Cardio Necessary?

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT

    ​As a Vibration Training studio owner, I have become quite familiar with the question, “I still need to do cardio right?”  This question, often asked with the intention of

  • Dispelling Some Myths About Vibration Training

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT​

    Recently, on this forum, an individual named Dave posted a series of comments related to the subject of Vibration training. Mostly written from the point of view of someone new to

  • Guide to Opening a Whole Body Vibration Training Studio

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT​

     

    Over the past couple years, there has been a dramatic increase in the body of international research supporting the positive influences of Whole Body Vibration (WBV) technology

  • Acceleration, Gravity and Vibration Training – Sorting It All Out

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT​

    Anyone that has read through the posts and/or articles on this site will notice the emphasis that has been placed on the ACCELERATION output of a given Vibration Platform. While

  • Pivotal Vibration Training and Functional Strengthening

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT

    The days of dissecting the human muscular system into a collection of isolated, independently acting muscles are now in the past. When it comes to our daily muscular demands, those

  • WBV and Joint Hypermobility

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MSPT

    As a Physical Therapist, I often encounter individuals who suffer from more complex and often painful conditions. These individuals, whether it is their joints (Rheumatoid Arthritis),

  • Vibration Training and Running Injuries

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MSPT

    As the fields of genetics and neuroscience continue to undergo rapid paradigm shifts, the field of exercise science is not far behind. At the forefront of this evolutionary change is

  • Fitness Trends That Seem Like a Joke But Aren’t!

    Shape Magazine Online. March 2011

     

    April Fools’ Day is one of those fun

    holidays where everything is about humor and nothing is taken too seriously. But come April 1, sometimes it’s hard to know what’s real

  • Sweat It - newyorkfamily.com - April 28th, 2011

    ​Sweating It- Fun Classes For Moms Who Want To Focus On

    Fitness

    By Cristina Pastor

    With summer just around the corner, chances are you’re looking for new ways to jump-start or simply spice up your exercise

  • Whole Body Vibration Improves Function after Hip Surgery

    ​June 3, 2009 (Seattle, Washington) —

    The addition of whole-body vibration to a novel 24-week rehabilitation protocol after hip replacement surgery significantly improves functional performance, compared with

  • Vibration Training and Osteoporosis

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT

    In a recent study completed in China and published in Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, it was demonstrated that Whole Body Vibration (WBV) training on a pivotal (a.k.a.

  • COPD Rehabilitation Improves With Whole-Body Vibration on Galileo (Vibraflex)

    From Medscape Medical News:

    Nancy A. Melville, author

     

    December 8, 2011 — Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) show improvements in rehabilitative exercise efforts when the activities are

  • Vibration Training for Balance and Stability

    By Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT

     

    Recently, the abstract of a new study appeared on pubmed.org under the search term “whole body vibration”. What was unique about this study

    was that it didn’t involve a whole

  • Does vibrating exercise work?

    ​ 

    August 07, 2011 12:01:00 AM

     

    By Drs. Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz/King Features Syndicate

     

    Q: I saw an ad for a “whole body vibration training” program at the gym. Does standing on a vibrating platform

  • Vibration and Knee Arthritis

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT

    ​In the average Physiotherapy clinic, knee pain ranks second among the never ending list of diagnoses requiring intervention. Whether it is osteoarthritis, torn cartilage (often

  • Vibration Therapy and BJHS

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT

    ​As a Physical Therapist, I often encounter individuals who suffer from more complex and often painful conditions.  These individuals, whether it is their joints (Rheumatoid

  • Vibration Therapy and Running

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT​

    As the fields of genetics and neuroscience continue to undergo rapid paradigm shifts, the field of exercise science is not far behind. At the forefront of this evolutionary change

  • Vibration and Osteoporosis

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT

    ​In a recent study completed in China and published in Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, it was demonstrated that Whole Body Vibration (WBV) training on a pivotal (a.k.a.

  • Whole Body Vibration and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

    Written by Gabriel Ettenson, MS, PT​

    Below is an interview I did for a local Ehlers-Danlos group. I felt would be good to share with the visitors to the site since they are among the many individuals who stand to