How you manage an episode of acute low back pain can determine whether your pain becomes chronic. Gone are the days of rest and ice as research clarifies that movement and mindset are critical to long term recovery.
The research is loud and clear.
Sitting is the new smoking.
You’ve heard this line before, and it’s not just another passing trend.
If we want to improve health on all levels or increase our chances of aging well and living longer,
we have to ….
When we feel stress rising, and start to sense pain, headaches or tension, connecting with our breath can be an effective tool. As something we do over 20,000 times per day, breathing is worth some consideration.
Cues and images are very personal. Pilates teachers can offer a cue to a group class and get 5 different responses as to how that cue is embodied. The direction to simply “Stand Up Tall” can illicit a variety of responses from improving posture and alignment, to worsening posture and tension levels and adding excess neck strain…
If you’ve ever sought help for hip or knee pain, patella femoral syndrome, or a chronically tight Ilio-Tibial (IT) Band, chances are you’ve been given the clamshell exercise…