Step inside any yoga or pilates studio, and/or gym and you will hear conflicting advice, instructions and cuing. Last week in my clinic in Encinitas, I was talking with a yogi who asked me, “How do I know what to do”? She told me that she wanted to take care of herself, she loves going to classes, but sometimes she wonders if it makes her pain worse. Here’s the thing, it could. [...]
I’m reading the book Wonder Over Worry by Amber Rae and it resonates on so many levels. How many times a day do I choose a fear based reaction vs. missing an opportunity to explore potential because I’m busy rushing around and not tuning in? [...]
Just wanted to remind you the early bird pricing deadline for the Yoga Wall Training ends today! Why would you choose to take a Yoga Wall Training? [...]
“I tried physical therapy in the past and it didn’t work for me”. “I’m not sure physical therapy works…”
This post is a continuation from last week where we discussed reasons why pain and an injured structure (or healing area) might not match up.
For example, let’s look at low back pain due to a disc bulge. The structure injured is the disc, and possibly nerve root, ligaments and muscles. It will take anywhere from a few weeks or few months depending on the severity of injury, for these to heal. But, why does pain persist following this time span?