Having a strong, properly functioning diaphragm is more important than ever right now. Underlying respiratory issues such as sleep apnea, COPD, Asthma, and even chronic sinus problems can significantly put you at a higher risk if you contract COVID-19. I just recently watched a very informative video from a Bariatric Surgeon that explains how COVID-19… Continue reading The BEST thing you can do to combat COVID-19 is to make sure you are breathing correctly!
I've been seeing several clients right now with complaints of piriformis syndrome. Most of them tried doing figure 4 stretching, pigeon stretching, etc. found online that supposedly relieves symptoms. But yet, they still didn't get the long term results they were hoping for, and came to me for help. So let's do a little digging… Continue reading Does stretching actually help piriformis syndrome?
I get clients quite often tell me that their doctor, chiropractor, massage therapist, etc has told them they have a leg length discrepancy. Some of them have even gone as far and getting a heel lift for their shoe. Most of the time, their leg length problem isn't really a true anatomical problem, but more… Continue reading Do you really have a true leg length difference?
Okay, this post is a little specific to dancers, gymnasts, and baton twirlers, but it is also very relevant in activities such as surfing, rock climbing, and yoga. We're going to talk about balance, why it's easy for some and very difficult for others. As a baton twirler, I struggled in the Super-X event with… Continue reading Finding your true balance
Sciatica is a common problem I see with my patients, and presents itself in many different ways. There is the slight twinge in the butt when getting out of a car, bending over, or sitting too long. There is the numbness down the leg after standing 20-30 minutes. There is sharp pain when rolling over… Continue reading Managing Sciatica