There is a common belief that feet grow during pregnancy. The fact is they don’t actually “grow”. The bones don’t get longer, the organization of the bones is what changes depending on how you are standing. This forward weight position also affects your pelvic floor, low back, knees and increases your chance of diastasis recti.READ MORE
I used to have an anteflexed uterus that pushed on my bladder. I’d have to get up a couple of times a night to pee, but not a lot of pee would come out compared to the urgency I experienced.
I corrected the position of my tipped uterus using the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®, but I would find that after riding my bike the uterus would flex forward onto my bladder again.
As of June 2015 I’ve completed the fourth level of Visceral Manipulation™ (VM4) training through the Barral Institute. In VM 4 we learned techniques for releasing restrictions in the thoracic cavity (lungs, heart, pleura, diaphragm) as well as the cervical fascia, ribs, clavicles, esophagus, trachea and bronchus. Visceral Manipulation™ was developed by world-renowned French Osteopath Jean-Pierre Barral.READ MORE
Below you will find a video explanation of a possible cause of sacral pain. Severe Falls on your sacrum before age 25 can cause a shift in the growth plates and may haunt you later.READ MORE
This is a 1 minute breakdown of why Lems are my favorite minimal shoes. I get compliments on my Lems all the time. One day I even got hit on by a younger man- well kind of- I think he had a foot fetish.READ MORE
I was surprised that I could carry the bag on my head without using my hands! Head carrying is another movement nutrient.READ MORE
Youth between the ages of 15-18 spend an average 7 1/2 hours in front of a screen using entertainment media (4 1/2 hours of that is in front of a TV)! This statistic from the CDC got me thinking about my youth and how I spent my time. I didn’t have a computer until I was 23 and didn’t own a cell phone until I was 29! Now I have Google Maps and was able to map out some of my old routes to see how much I walked as a kid.READ MORE