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Are Your Clavicles Where They Should Be For Pain Free Movement?
Myofascial Release, Surgery Preparation, and Post-Surgical Healing
As an occupational therapist and myofascial release practitioner, I want to share something that gives me great satisfaction. I love treating all kinds of clients and all kinds of problems, but I genuinely feel like I’m living my purpose when I can help prevent a problem. Over the past couple of years, I’ve helped clients… Continue reading Myofascial Release, Surgery Preparation, and Post-Surgical Healing
TMD, Posture, and Fascia
What is TMD? TMD stands for temporal mandibular dysfunction. Temporal mandibular dysfunction is when the temporal mandibular joint (TMJ), or the joints on either side of your jaw, are not functioning properly. This disfunction of the TMJ can cause a spectrum of issues from light cracking to debilitating pain. TMD can also lead to a… Continue reading TMD, Posture, and Fascia
Unconscious Competence, Your Spine, and Your Fascia
What does the term unconscious competence mean when it comes to your body? This means you automatically, without thinking use your body well in all your daily activities whether that is doing exercise, housework or sitting at your computer. When this blog idea hit me, I was specifically thinking about tensioning the core during tasks… Continue reading Unconscious Competence, Your Spine, and Your Fascia
Put Yourself (Pain Free) in the Driver’s Seat
Setting Up Your Driver’s Seat to Prevent Low Back and SI Pain: Ladies especially, listen up. This is really for everyone but the seats in cars are designed more so with the average man in mind, so they don’t quite fit the ladies or men outside the average build. I’ll explain why as we go.… Continue reading Put Yourself (Pain Free) in the Driver’s Seat
Travel Tips for Your Fascia
To keep your body feeling great during your next toad trip, stretch with your fascia in mind! Lengthen, compress and hold!
Do YOU have Turtle Neck?
The Consequences Can Be Serious A man with turtle neck wearing a turtleneck sweater. The Epidemic of Turtle Neck Turtle neck is otherwise known as head forward posture. It has become an epidemic primarily born of electronic device use such as phones, computers, tablets, and televisions. Turtle neck is happening to younger and younger people.… Continue reading Do YOU have Turtle Neck?
Do you suffer from bleacher butt?
Metal bleachers. Summer Fun Comes with Sitting With summer comes so many indoor and outdoor events. I have family, friends, and clients who have kids in sports, swimming lessons, concerts, etc., and they end up spending hours sitting on hard bleachers. A client recently came to me with a great idea for a blog: she… Continue reading Do you suffer from bleacher butt?
An Effective Tool for Myofascial Neck Pain
Neck Pain is Often Myofascial Pain A common issue I see with my clients is neck and shoulder pain. So many of us experience it because “forward work” is very common in our society. Forward work can include many different types of activities from keyboarding and mousing, to washing dishes, to using power tools, childcare… Continue reading An Effective Tool for Myofascial Neck Pain
The Best Detoxing Cleanse for Your Body Involves Your Fascia
Lemon water is a common cleanse, but what about your fascia? Many of us have tried at least one diet or cleanse during our lifetime to make ourselves healthier and ultimately feel better. I love to try new things, but I’m a little embarrassed to admit some of the things I’ve tried over my lifetime.… Continue reading The Best Detoxing Cleanse for Your Body Involves Your Fascia