Self myofascial release (SMR) is a technique that can be used to stretch our muscles, keeping us loose and limber. It uses pointed pressure to diminish tension in the fascia, which is the connective tissue layer that covers our skeletal muscles.
Can we all agree that IT bands are as finicky as anything?! Almost every client I’ve worked with has observed IT band tightness at one point or another. Today’s blog is dedicated to this special fascia, covering everything from what causes that tightness to the stretches we can do to release it.
Ever since moving to Houston after college, I’ve been spoiled in both my grocery store options and the variety of produce available year-round thanks to living in a warmer climate. Here are the 10 items I always pick up when I swing through the grocery store.
Depending on what area is being treated and which treatment you’re undergoing, you might not be feeling yourself right about now. I‘ve compiled a short list of movements to do during cancer treatment, after checking with your doctor first of course! You can pick and choose the movements that feel good to you, and hold them for as long or as little as you’d like.
In 1981, the American Physical Therapy Association established National Physical Therapy Month to raise awareness of how their services can help people reduce pain, improve mobility, and live healthier lives.