Category: Myofascial Release Therapy

Wellness Wednesday – Kneeling hip flexor stretch

Yep. All The Things – that’s my favorite. Just ask my husband. This stretch is another one that gets into several different areas. It should be a comfortable position that allows you to really sink into it and wait for

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Wellness Wednesdays – Shoulder Openers

When shoulders get painful, it can affect almost all of our daily tasks. And guess what? It’s NOT the shoulder’s fault! So often, tightness in our upper back and throughout the rib cage causes decreased motion there that then limits our shoulder

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Using The Ball For Self Treatment

If you actually master using the ball effectively, you might think I’m giving away my best kept secret, but I am seriously committed to making sure clients can keep improving between sessions. I also want to make sure that we

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Wellness Wednesday – Self Rebounding

The longer the better! So I love rebounding for so many reasons. #1 is probably because it is so great for either energizing the whole body to start your day or can relax and soften and prepare for amazingly deep

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Pelvic Reset

We all have a dominant side, postural habits, patterns of moving that we’re used to. Often those are not symmetrical because of that dominance and patterning. It is very common to have shifts in the pelvis, especially for women and

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Wellness Wednesday – Scar tissue affecting you more than you know?

  I work a lot with pregnant mamas and one thing they all have in common is wanting to have a safe delivery and a healthy baby. Having a LEEP procedure (loop electrological excision procedure, which is often done to remove cancerous

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Strong back, Soft front, Wild heart!

Strong back, soft front, wild heart.  This is absolutely one of my all time favorite Brene Brown quotes.  It’s from her book Power of Vulnerability and I love it so much, I want to make shirts, mugs, artwork – something!

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Scars – seen and unseen: How they affect us.

C-sections, a mastectomy, abortion, having 3 kids vaginally, miscarriages, rape, molestation, surgery, rejection – What do they have to do with one another? They can all lead to pelvic pain. Pelvic pain has become very personal to me over the

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C-sections: one mom’s story of pain, trauma and healing!

I have the honor of working with many women before, during and after their pregnancies as well as many years afterwards. They are the reason I am now working on more education classes as well as infant screenings to empower

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Pregnancy and your Pelvis – Myofascial Release help in Glendale, Arizona

Whether you are pregnant, thinking about becoming pregnant or several years done with having children, myofascial release can be a life changing gift to yourself.  Pregnancy and delivery can be such a magical time, but it can also be extremely

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Pelvic Physical Therapy – the Who, What and Why!

So people nod their heads at me a lot.  They nod when I say I specialize in Women’s Health.  They slow their nod when I say I do pelvic floor work.  Then their eyebrows get a little weird as I

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