Do you ever feel like your right side of the body is different than the Left? In terms of strength, flexibility, how you move? [...]
It’s something we do day in and day out, but normally don’t ever think about. Yet, it’s the one action that keeps us alive and thriving here on earth.
Our Breath. One of the most powerful, simplest and cheapest things you can do for yourself [...]
Unless you’re gifted with extraordinary medical abilities, you probably can’t immediately tell the difference between a pulled muscles or something else. Hey, let’s face it, most people aren’t doctors. Not everyone can instinctively tell where their pains are coming from. And, if you’re reading this post, my guess is that you might be one the ones who struggle a little [...]
Ever been in a foreign country and tried to order off of a long, complicated, alien looking menu? Did you use hand signals to describe the dish you wanted? Did you whip out your phone and hope Google has the answers? And, in the end, did you just close your eyes and trust that what landed on your plate was pork, not pizza? Yes, this situation can be frustrating, especially when you don’t end up getting what you want! Well, let me tell you a secret… when you’re in pain, your body is frantically waving hand signals, pointing at pictures, and speaking in a foreign language. Why? Because it needs you to give it what it wants. [...]
Last week we talked about how to manage shifts in schedule for reduced pain and tension. This week we will highlight how to set yourself up for sleep success despite longer days, the sun setting later and possible interruptions with alcohol from holiday events and barbecues. There is a ton of research out there now mentioning the benefits of a good nights rest. From the pain perspective some that are helpful to you are less tension and stress, improved balance of hormones, improved healing, reduced inflammation just to name a few…. Here are some tips to help you have a good night’s sleep. [...]