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Wellness Wednesday – Stress & Worthiness

Unmet expectations. How are you at asking for what you need/want? How well do you receive? This all plays into how we feel, how we communicate with our partners and dramatically impacts our sex life! For better or worse, the

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Wellness Wednesday – Crunches

Yes you can! Sorry, but so many women are told that they can’t or shouldn’t do crunches if they have diastasis or core weakness. Diastasis has several factors to consider, width and depth being the first 2. But there is also

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Wellness Wednesday – Ball in the Belly

You get a ball and you get a ball. You all get a ball. Ok, so I’m feeling like Oprah over here! If you’ve been in to see us, you have your very own Moment of Truth Physical Therapy treatment

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Bellies, Babies, & Birth – Featuring Stephanie Johnson

Anyone need a nap? Want your kid to take a nap? Are you losing track of your nights and days because your baby has lost track of nights and days? There are sleep consultants that help with ALL. THOSE. THINGS.

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Incredible news!!!

Hello Moment of Truth family! Please join me in welcoming Melissa! I am so thrilled to introduce you to the newest member of our team. She is a very experienced therapist who shares my passion for myofascial release and is

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Wellness Wednesday – Standing hip/leg stretch

I love this one because it truly can help stretch the area of our low back just above the gluts, then into the hip and all the way down the hamstring or IT band into the calf and foot! Check

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Bellies, Babies, & Birth – Somone Wilder on Motherhood

This podcast truly happened when it did because of the story below that Somone shared on facebook a few weeks ago. It touched me so deeply and had so many common threads to conversations I regularly have with new moms.

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Wellness Wednesday – Being Touched out

So this is super short but opens up a much larger conversation we need to be having. That starts with awareness and we can’t do that for each other. We HAVE to slow down enough to even make space to realize how we feel.

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Wellness Wednesday – To Lube? or Not to Lube?

Phases of our cycles, hormones, breastfeeding and more. Here is a clip from a talk I gave at The Motherhood Co. on sex. We will be sharing more from that conversation in the weeks to come! That blog post on

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Bellies, Babies, & Birth – Yoga 101

Yoga is literally breath, which means it is life. Heather and I dive into reasons to do yoga, different types, and its many blessings. Heather herself has been an incredible blessing in my life and I am beyond thrilled that

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Wellness Wednesday – Cat Cow

This was one of the first videos I made but it has been coming up a lot lately. And with different types of clients. Pregnant, post partum, pelvic pain and even some of my male clients. There are a lot

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Wellness Wednesday – Diastasis self check

Lots of women have concerns about diastasis after pregnancy. Right away, I want to state that checking yourself can be a bit tricky and pay extra caution to the 2 things we measure – depth and width. I’m mostly referencing

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Wellness Wednesday – Lunges

Some of my amazing clients are needing harder and harder activities to progress their strength at home. When there has been pelvic pain, shifting, what feels like instability or pubic symphysis pain, we avoid single leg asymmetric things like lunges.

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Wellness Wednesday – What you need to know about your pelvis

I’ve had the absolute joy of talking to 3 different groups of women these past few weeks and we’ve talked a lot about common versus normal, leaking, prolapse, sex and more. Are you pregnant and feeling like nothing can be

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Wellness Wednesday – Sidelying Rib Stretch

Follow me – Most people complain of neck or shoulder pain. But shoulder pain often comes from scapular tightness which often comes from tightness along the midback. Tightness in the midback often causes the neck to move too much and

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Wellness Wednesday – Your perineum

The perineum. What is it? Where is it? How does it relate to pelvic pain, childbirth and your activities? Pain with sitting, sex and exercise or even just general pelvic pain can at times be caused by the perineum. Watch

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Bellies, Babies, & Birth – What is EMDR? And what does it have to do with Postpartum?

Counseling has so many approaches, theories and techniques and today we are focusing on EMDR. Jennifer and I share a passion for helping women be free from trauma, free from limiting beliefs, free to feel confident and empowered. We also

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Wellness Wednesday – Spinal Curls

Flexibility is critical for avoiding injury. When our spine moves well, our nerves and muscles are happier. Keeping our center nice and mobile also avoids extra strain on our hips and shoulders. This is one of my favorite movements for

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Bellies, Babies, & Birth – Naturopathy 101 with Dr. Freeze

Naturopathic medicine is often misunderstood but more people are looking for more holistic answers to their health concerns. There are many misconceptions about how a naturopath is different and some of them have different focuses so I sat down with

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Wellness Wednesday – Chi Machine

So what the heck is that thing in the corner on the yoga mat? It’s a Chi Machine! Still don’t have any idea what it is, do you? Well the simple explanation is that you lay down and place your

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