The statistics about pelvic pain are startling. 1 in 4 women and 1 in 11 men will experience pelvic pain in their lifetime.
Navigating pelvic pain can be like navigating the labyrinth—there can be a lot of twists and turns on your way to your center of relief. In addition to […]
Wow! What a lovely year 2018 was! I hired new staff, spoke at several conferences, and–perhaps most notably–moved to a new office. Let’s start with the new space.
New office location
In December I moved my physical therapy practice a few blocks away from my former location. Now located at 262 Beacon […]
This is one of my favorite postures. I love the grounded feeling the the lower body and feeling the stretch of the waist and ribs.
In Reverse Warrior Pose, we experience a freeing myofasical release of the lateral line. The tissue along the ribs, abdomen, and hips lengthen and become more […]
You may know conscious breath work, or pranayama, can help manage pelvic pain. But how?
Pain is directly affected by the autonomic nervous system. Think of the two arms of the nervous system—sympathetic and parasympathetic—as the gas and the brake.
If we are experiencing pain, our sympathetic nervous system (fight-flight-freeze response) acts […]
Mountain Pose is one of the most practiced and functional postures in yoga.
It’s popular because it serves as a home base for all of the standing postures. If you are in a group yoga class and working through a series of Sun Salutations, you are coming in and out of […]
One of the first things I do with a new client is to evaluate their standing posture. They may feel like they are standing straight, but injuries and life habits force us into adapting postures that may not be ideal.
As one client noticed, optimal standing posture can feel awkward at […]
Is there such a thing as “bad posture” or “bad sitting posture”? Maybe….maybe not….
Maybe it’s more about a lack of variety of movement. Sometimes we run into trouble when we find ourselves stuck in one position for a prolonged period of time.
Have you ever noticed how you feel after sitting […]