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 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
I don't have to tell you that more people sit for longer periods of time than generations before them. We start it at 4 and 5 years old; grooming our children to learn how to sit for hours at a time at school. We sit in the car, at work, at restaurants, at school, and… Continue reading Sitting – Get Up or Get Stuck!
Unless you live under a rock, you know about yoga. And if you are athletic, you have probably been asked or recommended yoga and just smiles and nodded and went about your business. I mean, for a high energy athlete, yoga can be kind boring sometimes, so why is it so good? Yoga combines my… Continue reading Why Yoga is amazing for athletes
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?
Arthritis - inflammation of one or more joints. There are many factors that affect your joints, and to really truly learn to manage arthritis, you have to learn how to manage those factors. We are going to go over a few factors, how they impact your pain, and how you can reduce it. 1. Your… Continue reading Managing Osteoarthritis