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
Three quick tips in under three minutes for uterine health. So, simple everyone can do these. Make sure you transition wisely to totally flat shoes to give your tissues time to adapt. Check out the book, Whole Body Barefoot: Transitioning Well to Minimal Footwear by...read more
The following video is a demonstration of anteflexed uterus and how it can affect the bladder. “The bladder, uterus, and rectum are physically and functionally related. Incontinence, cystitis, or cystalgia are often due to uterine malpositioning of three types: uterine anteversion and anteflextion: the body and to a lesser extent the cervix press hard against the bladder, increasing bladder pressure atread more
I switched up my voice a bit in this one...just being silly. Hoping it will get the attention of a few young ladies I know. By the way, laughing is natural massage for your internal organs. 🙂 ...and the other hazard of sucking the belly in. If you are interested in...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
Costodiaphragmatic recess: Is a space between the respiratory diaphragm and the thoracic wall in each pleural cavity (compartments which enclose the lungs). The lungs move into this space in deep respiration. I learned about rib flare adhesions from my Functional...read more