Scars Change How We Move

  Scars Change How We Move   The human body is incredibly resilient. It knows how to heal itself, and automatically takes steps to further reinforce an area after injury. Scars are a perfect example of this. Think back to

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Is Sitting Really The New Smoking?

Is sitting really the new smoking? Take a moment to think about what a typical day looks like for you during the workweek. Now, how much of that time involves sitting? Probably a lot! You likely thought about how much

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Good vs. Bad Movement

Good Vs. Bad Movement Is there such a thing as good or bad movement? Is it a good idea to label movement in this way? Can defining movement in this way contribute to fear of movement? Think back to the

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 3

Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 3 This week’s post is the third and final installment of the Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) Pain Series. I hope you’ve enjoyed learning about this specialty topic. If you’ve just recently joined our SIJ conversation, I

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 2

Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 2 Welcome back to the second installment of Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) dysfunction. In last week’s post I introduced what the SIJ is and why it’s a commonly associated with low back pain complaints. I also

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 1

Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 1 You’ve just finished crushing it this morning in the gym doing a combination of running and resistance training. You’re flying high on your exercise endorphins, and impressed with your new levels of fitness. Later

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Reflections

Reflections Last week, had someone asked me, “What do you have planned for Wellness Wednesday?” I never would have guessed that I’d write about what I did, let alone choose to share it publicly. Tuesday evening I had decided to

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5 Seconds of Courage

I have a confession. Over the past year and half, I fell into a terrible habit of hitting the snooze button more times than I would like to admit. Three to four times became my new norm before I could

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Pelvic Floor Health Handout

Yesterday morning, I had the pleasure of guest speaking at the Santa Barbara Birth Center about pelvic floor health and the importance of pelvic floor physical therapy for prenatal and postpartum care. It was such a rich and informative discussion

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We Need To Talk…Self-Talk

We Need To Talk…Self-Talk   “Be careful how you are talking to yourself, because you are listening.” – Lisa M. Hayes   Think back to the last conversation you had with yourself. You know, that inner voice that plays in

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