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7 05, 2019

Pelvic Pain and the Nervous System

2019-05-24T15:25:54-04:00

Flight, fright, or freeze. You may have heard that phrase to describe what happens when our nervous system perceives a threat.

That makes sense when it’s something that can do you harm: a car that doesn’t see you in the crosswalk or a rattlesnake on the trail.

But did you know that […]

Pelvic Pain and the Nervous System2019-05-24T15:25:54-04:00
2 03, 2019

What is a Kegel?

2019-04-17T10:19:15-04:00

You’ve probably heard that you should do kegels but wondered what exactly is a kegel–the term is pretty vague. A kegel is simply a pelvic floor muscle contraction.

The term “kegel” was coined in the late 1940s after gynecologist Arnold Kegel. He recommended performing pelvic floor muscle exercises to help […]

What is a Kegel?2019-04-17T10:19:15-04:00
26 02, 2019

Posture of the Month: Cat/Cow Pose

2019-03-27T14:30:16-04:00

If you experience persistent pain in your pelvis, back, shoulder, or neck, you might have an unconscious tendency to protect yourself by increasing rigidity in your body. The Cat/Cow Pose help to undo that stiffness.

This might look like holding your shoulders up toward your ears, holding your breath, and abdominal […]

Posture of the Month: Cat/Cow Pose2019-03-27T14:30:16-04:00
1 02, 2019

Fourth Trimester Yoga: Reconnecting with Your Center

2019-03-27T14:39:21-04:00

As always, the content of this blog is offered for informational purposes only. Please seek proper medical advice when recovering from any surgery and returning to a yoga program.

The fourth trimester is full of ups and downs. You are over the moon with your new little love and absolutely sleep […]

Fourth Trimester Yoga: Reconnecting with Your Center2019-03-27T14:39:21-04:00
24 01, 2019

Take Care of Your Body Postpartum…Not Just the Baby!

2019-05-08T09:41:27-04:00

This post is for caregivers of all types: parents, grandparents, aunties, uncles, babysitters…everyone can benefit from some body mechanics awareness!

Putting the baby in a crib

What is the best way to put a baby down for a nap? Try and get as close as you can to the crib.

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Take Care of Your Body Postpartum…Not Just the Baby!2019-05-08T09:41:27-04:00
29 12, 2018

8 Strategies to Relieve Pelvic Pain

2019-01-03T14:28:33-04:00

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 […]

8 Strategies to Relieve Pelvic Pain2019-01-03T14:28:33-04:00
28 12, 2018

2018 Year in Review

2019-01-14T09:13:01-04:00

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 […]

2018 Year in Review2019-01-14T09:13:01-04:00
28 12, 2018

Posture of the Month: Reverse Warrior

2018-12-29T13:41:56-04:00

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 […]

Posture of the Month: Reverse Warrior2018-12-29T13:41:56-04:00