Have you ever noticed the thin, translucent film covering a raw chicken breast? That is fascia, connective tissue that wraps around every muscle, bone and fiber in your body. And up until about 10 years ago, fascia was dismissed as virtually meaningless – something to be pulled away so you could get ... Read More about Fascia: What is it and How Does it Impact Your Wellbeing?
If you've ever suffered from plantar fasciitis, you know how painful this common condition can be. You've probably also noticed that the pain is worse when you first get up in the morning or after extended periods of inactivity and lessens after you walk around a bit. In other words, disuse ... Read More about Move of the Month: Rolling the Plantar Fascia
Peeing a little when you sneeze, run or cough is a normal part of getting older, right? Wrong! Women should not pee or leak a little as they age. Every woman has heard of the importance of doing kegels. While women's magazines tout this exercise as the key to mind-blowing sex, kegels provide a ... Read More about Move of the Month: Kegels
You’ve heard me sing the praises of Yoga Tune Up® balls, but now it’s time for my patients to chime in. Here’s what a few of them have to say about my recent workshop. The Professional As a licensed chiropractor, Dr. Matthew Schirmer deals with issues of pain and movement daily. At my recent ... Read More about Self massage: Who benefits?
You know the feeling. You start a journey excited and energetic, but within a couple hours of sitting still, your posture sags, your shoulders hunch, and you literally get a pain in the butt or back that’s hard to shake. Most people can’t stop along the way to benefit from a professional massage. ... Read More about Long Drive? Stuck on the Tarmack? Try Yoga Tune Up® Balls!