Knee exercises are essential to reduce pain. Here are three different exercises that will help strengthen your hips in order to reduce your kneecap pain. We suggest these three knee exercises: 1/3 drop squats, hip side lying leg lifts and hip rotator muscle exercises. Knee Exercises: 1/3 Drop Squats To strengthen hips and knees:Continue Reading »
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Category: Trigger Points
Do You Have Ongoing Knee Pain?
There are many factors that can lead to knee pain, such as joint degeneration, trauma, inflammation, etc. But why may a young athlete with no mechanism of injury start experiencing knee pain? Often the cause is muscular imbalances; tight muscles in one area and weak muscles in another, that put abnormal stress upon the joint.Continue Reading »
Meridian Massage and Acupressure
Acupressure is an ancient healing art using the fingers to gradually press key healing points, which stimulate the body’s natural self-curative abilities. Acupressure was developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago. Using the power and sensitivity of the hand, Acupressure Therapy is effective in the relief of stress-related ailments, and is ideal for self-treatment andContinue Reading »
What exactly is Cupping Therapy, anyway?
The ancient healing practice known as “cupping” leaves those strange red circles. Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including helping with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a typeContinue Reading »
6 Yoga Poses To Keep You Fit Into Retirement
A healthy mind and body will thank you when you hit your thirties. The moment you hit 18, your body tends to go downhill – it may not be as noticeable in your twenties or thirties, but your forties will reveal a body that is losing its balance, flexibility and strength. Yoga is one ofContinue Reading »
Breaking Down the Barriers to Physical Activity
There can be many barriers to being active, but what we commonly don’t think about is what we are gaining from regular activity. Activity is essential to your well being, and extends far past your physical physique and strength. Let us show you just how you are benefiting from activity, and what you can doContinue Reading »
Transversus Abdominis – Our Body’s Weight Lifting Belt
Transversus abdominis is located around the front and sides of the abdomen between the lower ribs and top of the pelvis. It is the innermost abdominal muscle, and functions like a girdle or the body’s natural weight lifting belt. When it contracts the waist narrows slightly and the lower abdomen flattens. The function of theContinue Reading »