Category: Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday – Deep Squat

So we are long past the days of women only being barefoot, pregnant and in the kitchen – yet here I am, barefoot in the kitchen but DEFINITELY not pregnant! However, I have a great stretch for pregnant women, or

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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 Wednesday – How Massage Can Help Postpartum

Whether crazy positions from feedings, all the ways you hold your baby, hormonal changes or feet in your back from that precious co-sleeping, massage can be an important part of recovering after delivering that little angel. Listen to Courtney explain how! We don’t want

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Wellness Wednesday – Inch Worm

Dynamic warmups! Let’s do this! Great combo of yoga and movement to loosen up the upper body and entire posterior chain (that’s fancy talk for the whole back of the body). Check it out below! So watching is boring. Go ahead,

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Wellness Wednesday – Nerve Glides for the Arms

Ever wonder if you have carpal tunnel or if something might be wrong with your neck? That can feel scary really quick because we often associate those thing with needing surgery. There are so many spots that nerves can get

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Wellness Wednesday – Standing Stretch for hip flexors, core and more!

I love this stretch because it’s easy to do anywhere. Your home, office, the airport – ANYWHERE! All you need is a steady chair or stool, be near a counter or wall and you’re ready to go. I like to take balance

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Wellness Wednesday – Side planks with the pup!

Can I just start by saying how awesome the outfit is of the woman in our heading picture? Anyway, on to the better fun of our amazing pup day. It was fun bringing Honey to the office and watching her guard

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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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Wellness Wednesday – Planks! Let’s do it!

So many mamas have been asking me for HARDER core exercises! Music to a therapist’s ears. BUT many are also scared of planks, especially if they have diastasis recti (DR) or have been told not to do planks. So here’s the deal:

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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 – March Gladness Challenge

Welcome to our first ever MARCH GLADNESS Challenge! Gratitude can make all the difference in your mindset, so pick up some paper (or use this as an excuse to go buy a fabulous new journal), a pen and get started. The challenge is

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Wellness Wednesday – Let your light SHINE!

Do you even know where it went? Your light. Is it dim, bright, on fire? When was the last time you even checked in? Are you surrounded by those who throw water or gasoline on your fire? We all get off

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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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Wellness Wednesday – Downward Dog

  So continuing with our yoga theme – because, well, YOGA!!!!! There’s just no better way to activate our whole body, elongate the spine, get into the hips and more. Well to save you from my soapbox, just watch the

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Why We Offer FREE Discovery Sessions?

Why should you come in for a free discovery session? Because TRUST is the basis for any relationship and beginning a relationship with you is the most important thing to us at Moment of Truth Physical Therapy. Let me share

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Happy Wellness Wednesday! – Adductor level 2

    Anyone have tight hips, or feel achy in the morning? Yeah, me neither, but just in case you ever do, or know someone who does, share this with them. (It’s ok, you can watch it too, just to make

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Wellness Wednesday : Core work – Grinch style!

Core! It’s everything right? Supposed to be tight? It’s our center, strength for our spine and more. Critical for good posture and connected to our pelvic floor. We need it to be strong and we need it now. It’s oh

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