Reduce Inflammation with Healthier Food Choices

Reduce Inflammation with Healthier Food Choices

Eating properly can reap the benefits of having more energy, better, sleep, less pain and sickness!  Choose to feed your body based on what it needs to be fueled properly and you will feel the benefits!

Hiking vs Biking

Hiking vs Biking

If I am going to spend time moving, I prefer MOST of it to be natural movement to reap more rewards from the time and effort I put in!

Lymph Reset for Chronic Pain

Lymph Reset for Chronic Pain

If your body is full of toxins that are not flowing out properly, it is hard to sustain improvement in how your body functions and feels.  A lymphatic system that is not eliminating toxins contributes to inflammation, pain and disease.

Is it “Bad” to Have Flat Feet?

Is it “Bad” to Have Flat Feet?

What you want to learn about your foot is this:  can you bear weight through the wide tripod of your foot while going from supination (high arched shape) to pronation (low arched foot shape)?  If you are able to do this, then I would not worry about having a foot that appears somewhat flat, because you have a functional foot!

Weak Core Causing Pain & Stiffness?

Weak Core Causing Pain & Stiffness?

The solution is NOT doing a bunch of crunches, sit ups or planks, because the compensating muscles will likely just get stronger and cover up the fact that your weaker core muscles are not doing their job very well!

How Breathing Properly Can Reduce Pain

How Breathing Properly Can Reduce Pain

How does breathing properly help reduce pain? Most of us don’t think much about how we breathe because it just happens automatically.  We breathe around 20,000 times our more per day!  Although breathing is automatic even when we’re sleeping (thankfully!), we also...

Help for Bunions

Help for Bunions

Do you have bunions??  Did you know that there is actually a lot you can do to help them?! Did I Inherit Them? A lot of people think that they have inherited their bunions from their mother or father.  But actually what is more likely is that you mirrored their...

Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis??

Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis??

Help for Plantar Fasciitis If you have plantar fasciitis, I’m sure you’ve tried many remedies because it can be REALLY painful!  Possibly you have tried stretching your calves or rolling your foot on a frozen water bottle or a ball.  Maybe you have found some relief...

Are Your Hips Causing Knee and Back Pain?

Are Your Hips Causing Knee and Back Pain?

Are you moving and using your hips enough? How well do you move your hips?  Our hips are ball and socket joints that have the ability to move in several directions: flexion, extension, abduction, adduction, internal rotation, external rotation and circumduction!! BUT...

Why Natural Movement?

Why Natural Movement?

Natural functional movements help us counteract the effects of a modern lifestyle.  Some of the detriments to modern living include sitting in chairs and wearing modern footwear (even typical sneakers can contribute to deficits in alignment, strength, flexibility in our feet and the rest of our body unless they are minimalist style).  This affects our posture, the way we breathe, the way we use our bodies to walk and move around.  Moving in functional patterns helps to counteract this so why not incorporate more of it into your daily movement routine?