1 02, 2020

How Yoga Helped Chronic Pain Become My Teacher and Ally

2020-02-21T05:49:32-05:00

by Lesley T. Hoey, D.P.T., C.Y.T.

“One day I realized it was time to give up my identity as someone “with a bad back”, and that, in fact, I had achieved a “better-than-ever” recovery from the motorcycle accident.”

“Your body is the harp of your soul. It is yours to bring forth […]

How Yoga Helped Chronic Pain Become My Teacher and Ally2020-02-21T05:49:32-05:00
11 01, 2020

Posture of the Month: Active Hamstring Stretch

2020-01-11T13:32:56-05:00

It’s common to experience tight hamstrings if you sit for prolonged periods of time. Some of us also have tension in the back of the legs that is from “neural tension” rather than, or in addition, to tight hamstrings.

Neural tension is created when the body is placed in certain positions […]

Posture of the Month: Active Hamstring Stretch2020-01-11T13:32:56-05:00
3 11, 2019

The Transverse Abdominals: Your Inner Corset

2019-11-23T16:39:22-05:00

If you have urinary incontinence, prolapse, pelvic pain, hip pain or back pain, your physical therapist or other fitness professional may have recommended training the transverse abdominals as part of your recovery.

What is the transverse abdominals and why does this muscle matter more than other abdominal and core muscles […]

The Transverse Abdominals: Your Inner Corset2019-11-23T16:39:22-05:00
16 09, 2019

Getting the “Knack” of Controlling Urinary Incontinence

2019-11-03T10:28:54-05:00

A lot of us have been there.

We laugh on a full bladder and leak. We sneeze and oopsy—urinary incontinence. We walk down the street and have to stop (or even cross our legs) to sneeze so we don’t leak.

Is there another strategy we can use?

Yes! It’s called the Knack! […]

Getting the “Knack” of Controlling Urinary Incontinence2019-11-03T10:28:54-05:00
21 08, 2019