A Calming Breath

A Calming Breath

Have you noticed how your breathing changes during times of stress or anxiety? As our body responds to stressful moments you may notice a more shallow and upper chest breathing pattern. Shallow breathing, breath holding and hyperventilating triggers the sympathetic...
Getting The Best Results: Self-Care

Getting The Best Results: Self-Care

Many of the clients that I see have already been through multiple rounds of physical therapy or are seeing a chiropractor which means they are coming into the clinic with a home exercise routine. Some of these clients stopped doing the exercises because they didn’t...
Getting The Best Results: Listening and Honoring

Getting The Best Results: Listening and Honoring

I really can’t believe that I have been a therapist for 22 years. Wow, where has the time gone? Over those years, I have seen a wide range of clients with varied levels of discomforts and struggles and one thing has been consistent: the clients that actively...
Figure 4 – Piriformis Stretch

Figure 4 – Piriformis Stretch

Many of our clients struggle with hip and back related symptoms. Some have pain with activities and others notice tightness. There can be many causes to these symptoms, but whatever the cause most people have tightness in the hip rotators. This figure 4 stretch is a...
Peeling Away The Layers

Peeling Away The Layers

My back is feeling better, but now I’m noticing that my legs feel tight. Or, my neck pain is improving, but now my shoulder hurts. Have you noticed one area getting better then immediately notice symptoms start up in another area? Well, you aren’t alone and this is...
LOVE Your Bones: The Scoop on Osteoporosis

LOVE Your Bones: The Scoop on Osteoporosis

Over the years we have seen an increasing number of clients with osteoporosis, which is a disease that weakens the bones to a point where they break easily. The bones that are most commonly involved are the hips, spine and wrists. Osteoporosis is a silent disease and...