Hello Everyone! Here’s a little information about tension headaches. I see a lot off people who have gone to the doctor for years, received brain scans and took powerful medications because of debilitating head pain. I mean, “shut-yourself-up-in-a- dark-cold-cave-would-somebody-please-shoot-me-I-think-I-just-threw-up-my-soul” head pain. It’s awful, I speak from experience. I thought it was a migraine, and some […]
Valgus Knee Fault Self-Care, to help prevent ACL injuries.
Howdy Folks! Here’s a little self-care for all of you who have valgus knee issues. It’s a big deal. Here’s a link to a study pointing out valgus collapse of the knee as a major contributor to non-contact ACL injuries. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19372087 If you want to learn more about how I treat this issue or others […]
Why it hurts not to have youthful posture.
There’s this crazy idea that because we get older we have to be slump shouldered, hunched over and in pain. That because we age, our posture is supposed to collapse. It’s not true. Posture is not age-dependent. You can regain a youthful posture. You are not destined to be a certain shape because you are […]
Flexiholics: A story of chronic back pain, neck pain and headaches
What does it mean to be flexed? Straighten out your arm in front of you, now flex those guns of yours. See how your bicep shortened? Yep, that’s flexion. If you were to hold your arm in that position passively (that means knock it off with the gun show) for 8-10 hours a day since […]