Activity, Injury Prevention, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

The BEST thing you can do to combat COVID-19 is to make sure you are breathing correctly!

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!

Activity, Injury Prevention, physical therapy

Do you really have a true leg length difference?

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?

Activity, Lifestyle, physical therapy

Finding your true balance

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

Activity, Pain Relief, physical therapy

Can your IT Band actually be tight?

I'm guessing if you found yourself here, you are having some sort of IT Band problems. You might be having pain on the side of your thigh up towards the hip, down towards the knee, or just along the whole dang side. You've come to the conclusion it's your IT Band, but are not sure… Continue reading Can your IT Band actually be tight?