Franklin – Back Release

Franklin – Back Release

The Franklin Mini-Roll (blue nugget) is a very effective self-treatment tool and one of our favorites. It is a great tool to use along your spine, but in the mid-back your body tends to arch over it rather than sinking onto it. By supporting your legs on a chair and...
Dry Brushing Your Skin

Dry Brushing Your Skin

Dry brushing should be performed before you shower. 1. Use a natural-bristle brush (usually boar bristles) – not too firm and not too soft. A firmer brush will be more exfoliative, while a softer brush is easier to use over more sensitive areas. A loofah washcloth can...
Taking the Clinic Home With You

Taking the Clinic Home With You

For many of our clients, the clinic is a space that has a calming effect from the moment they walk in the door. In fact, we often hear from our clients that they can relax here more completely than anywhere else – and they’re not just talking about the effects of the...
Chasing Symptoms?

Chasing Symptoms?

My low back hurts, so I treat it, but then my shoulder hurts, and then my neck. What’s going on? While not an exact quote, this describes the experience of many clients. Sometimes, a self-treatment session can feel like a game of tag, in which we treat and stretch and...