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DuraDisc is a versatile training and rehabilitation tool, ideal for trainers, coaches, physiotherapists, doctors, yoga, pilates, practitioners and the home exerciser.

The DuraDisc offers a wide variety of possibilities. It makes an ideal choice for people who want to strengthen, tone and help prevent sports injuries associated with ankles, hips, knees and shoulders. You have many options available, to rehabilitate acute injuries or to promote strength and range of motion. It also challenges and strengthens the abdominals through stabilisation.When used at home, duraDisc is excellent as part of an on-going conditioning program.

Used in conjunction with a Balance Plate duraDisc provides the perfect acute proprioceptive intervention for ankle injuries associated with netball, volleyball and basketball.

Whether you're a physio, personal trainer, coach or home exerciser, duraDisc has something to offer you. duraDisc may be the best investment you'll ever make. Use instead of wobble board or balance board.

Key Features and benefits of the Duradisc

  • Stabilises and strengthens the core musculature (abdominals).
  • Provides active and reactive training for the ankles, knees and hips.
  • Improves proprioception and balance.
  • Increases range of motion.
  • Strengths the lower kinetic chain during all phases of injury recovery.
  • Negative pressure - increases reactive demand at ankle, knee & pelvis.
  • Slower reaction time - reduces the lever arm effect of wobble boards.
  • Sitting, Standing or Lying - reacts to mass over base of support.
  • Portable - 33cm in diameter and 1kg fits in your training bag.
  • Strong - Extra thick side walls ensure long life and hard work.
  • Washable - High grade PVC means they can be washed for clinical use.


DuraDisc is ideal...

As a Seat:

  • Encourages an upright posture.
  • Strengthens core muscles and assists with pain relief.
  • Allows pelvic tilting.

For Training:

  • Offers mobilisation, strengthening, stabilisation, co-ordination, balance, and proprioception.

For Rehabilitation:

  • Excellent for improving proprioception and functional stabiltiy and range of motion throughout the entire rehabilitation process.

Sample Exercises


Core & Back Strengthening (Segmental)

Standing - Keep your weight evenly distributed on your feet. Try to stand up straight and tall.

Half Squatting - Keep your weight evenly distriubted. Bend at the hips and knees at the same rate.

Kneeling - Keep your weight evenly distributed. Try to be upright and in good posture. Keeping your feet off the floor increases difficulty.

Sitting - Sit on disc on a hard surface. Tilt your pelvis forwards, backwards and sideways. Try to keep your shoulders fixed.


Abdominal Strengthening (Anterior)

Four Point Kneeling - Maintain a natural curve in your spine. Lift left arm and right leg. Change.

Prone Bridge - Keep your weight evenly distributed and maintain a natural curve in your spine. Hold in this position for up to 60 seconds.

Sit & Balance - Sit on the disc. Maintain a natural curve in your spine and left your feet off the floor.

Ball Roll - Kneel on the disc. With forearms on a Swiss ball, maintain a natural curve in your spine and roll the ball out as far as you can.


Lower Back Strengthening (Posterior)

Trunk Extension - Place disc under your hips. Keep your chin in and squeeze your shoulder blades together are you lift your chest off the floor.

Supine Hip Extension - Keep weight evenly distributed. Use your buttocks to lift your pelvis up so that your knees, hips and shoulders form a straight line.

Supine Bridge with Feet on Disc - Keep your weight evenly distributed. Place your head and shoulders on a Swiss ball. Hold your body straight for 30 - 60 seconds.


Sport & Activity (Lateral)

Alternating Weight Shift - Stand up straight. Keep ideal posture while you alternate weight on left and right foot.

One Leg Standing - Stand up straight and tall. Keep weight on one foot and maintain natural curves in spine. Hold for up to 60 seconds then change legs.

Lunge - Keep feet in line with your hips. With weight even on both feet, slowly lower hips down and up, while maintaining natural curves in your spine.

Side Plank - Maintain natural curves in your spine. With weight on one elbow, lift up through your hips so your body forms a straight line.

DuraDisc

DuraDisc Blue $90.77 NZD

DuraDisc Green $90.77 NZD

DuraDisc Grey $90.77 NZD

DuraDisc Red $90.77 NZD

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