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The Miracle Ball Method: Relieve Your Pain, Reshape Your Body, Reduce Your Stress (Paperback)

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    Take two-they're small. And they perform miracles. Suffering a career-ending, potentially crippling injury to her back and right leg, a young dancer named Elaine Petrone tried everyone from orthopedists to yogis to turn her pain and prognosis around. Nothing worked-until she healed herself through a unique program of therapy and exercise based around the use of two small, squishy balls. From there she turned her passion into a mission that is helping the thousands of people who visit her classes conquer pain, stress, and injury.

    Now, for relief for sufferers everywhere, comes The Miracle Ball Method, a healing kit containing two miracle balls and a fully illustrated book, all packaged together in an attention-getting clear plastic cylinder. The work itself is simple. Take a sore back: By resting your aching back on the grapefruit-sized balls and letting your body sink into them, you're unworking the muscles that hurt. Pain and tension drain out of the body. Petrone shows how proper breathing (which she demonstrates) works in conjunction with a range of unexercises that call for placing the balls under the back, head, knees, hip, elbow-wherever there's pain-and then resting, rolling, or rotating on them. She points out that relief can come in surprising ways: Lower back pain may be helped by placing the ball under your neck, or a bad knee might be helped by hip work. It's a revolutionary program of relief, from head to toe.

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    ISBN 9780761128687
    Genre HEALTH & FITNESS / Exercise
    Pages 256
    Publisher Date 2003-12-10 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Workman Pub Co
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 4.5 in
    Unit weight 1.1 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Relieve Your Pain, Reshape Your Body, Reduce Your Stress
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Petrone, Elaine
    Country of Origin United States

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    • Most Recent

    • Great tool
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      Helps with relief from lower or upper back pain. It is easy to use and is not painful or difficult to use in any way. It is a great everyday tool to use for keeping your body supple and in limber shape

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    • Donna
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      Just as described and used quite often

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    • Miracle Ball Method
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      Using these balls have helped me with my balance and strengthening my core. My back feels an excellent release after working through several suggested exercises with the ball.

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    • roelawrence
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      The Miracle Balls are amazing. I have had lower back problems for years. Using the balls is easy and takes about 10 minutes a day. Lower back pain gone!

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    • Not sure these work
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      I am not sure I see any beneft from using these two balls, at least not with long term benefits. I would not buy them again, even though they weren't very expensive.

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    • Most Helpful

    • great product
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      I love the miracle balls, my husband loves them to. I have fibromyalgia and they help greatly.

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    • yogamama

      I am an instructor for a gentle yoga class. We are using the Miracle Ball during our final relaxation. Those clients with back issues swear by the ball. One client travels extensively and he carries the balls in his luggage for use at the hotel. He informs me that his back is now virtually pain free. Other clients who spend a lot of their day driving also love the Miracle Ball. I highly recommend the Miracle Ball to anyone who may have back issues. The book is useful when starting out but one can quicly modify and adapt to ones own body needs.

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    • Answer to Chronic Pain

      This book/kit is a wonderful way to relax your body, breath and mind. Using the balls you learn to place them under your calves (etc..) and release the muscles, joint and free up tension stored within. You begin to realize how much tension we carry in our bodies and get rid of it with the ball workout. After hours of sitting and not stretching or exercising, I found that just 10 minutes on these balls, created intense release and freedom in my entire body. This is a wonderful introduction to using small balls to stretch and relax and exercise. Yamuna Bodyrolling is another great system. Both work extremely well together. However, for the small price, this kit (balls and book) is a winning gift to yourself and your loved ones. They can only thank you for it!

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    • GREAT!
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      I have been using similar things in Physical Therapy. They really help align the hips. Use them daily you will feel and see a difference.

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    • Sink into the balls and relax!
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      Great item. Really are miracle balls! Your muscles release their tension as you lie on them. Very good for people with any back and/or muscle pain. Great for people with fibromyalgia.

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    Questions & Answers

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      "Why did you choose this product?"

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        I have used this product in the past and I really liked the results.

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        M y massage lady suggested this product to help my lower back and spine. She keeps this product in her shop and told me to get the one by Elaine Petrone, not a different brand. She was sold out at the time and suggested that Overstock carried the product. I am buying one set for my daughter too.

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        I was introduced to the miracle balls during physical therapy. I think they have worked on my pain.

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        I've had my own for a few months and it works wonders to relieve backache and neck strain. Buying this one for a friend who suffers migraines and high stress level.

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        Have tried before & it helps me with low back pain. Tennis balls are too hard.

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        To help relieve back pain.

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        Recommended by a licensed acupuncturist for the relief of my chronic neck and lower back pain.

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        I got these about 10 to 15 years ago. Wanted to get a new set.

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        Because I used it before and it works. Alas, I lost one of the balls and had to buy another set.

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        These are amazing. It has relieved my back pain and let a friend borrow...now two gifts!

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        They work

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        Have one, this is gift

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        Recommended by physical therapist

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        love the relief

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        Used it before

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        Tried the balls and loved them.

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        Recommended by water aerobics instructor for back pain.

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        chiropractor recommened it, the price

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        My PT suggested to buy this.

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        Recommendation

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      "Does the miracle ball come with two balls and the instructions?"

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        Thank you for your interest in the The Miracle Ball Method. The item comes with two miracle balls and the instructions will be included. I hope this answers your questions. Please let us know if we can be of assistance on this or any other issue.

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