Diastasis

Gestational Diabetes and Diastasis Recti

Diastasis Recti (DRA)  is normal neurophsyiological process that occurs in pregnancy. The linea alba widens as the baby grows. It’s a beautiful adaptation. For some ...
Diastasis

Diastasis – Stop log rolling!

Stop Log Rolling! Your Rectus abdominis muscles aren’t injured but they may be weak. Strengthening them will NOT make DRA worse. If you have been ...
Female Athlete

Numerous Benefits of Creatine- beyond getting jacked

What is Creatine? Creatine is a naturally occurring amino acid in the body. It is produced by the liver, pancreas and kidneys at about 1 ...
Strength training

Keep strength training through menopause

  WOMEN ARE STRONG! The performances of women weightlifters have improved over the last 25 yr and even more drastically in the last 5 years! ...
Physical Therapy

Best self management for ankle sprain

  Ankle sprains occur at the most inopportune moments! A week before he was to compete at the California State high jump track meet, my ...
Lifestyle

Remedy for a good night’s sleep

Sleep Health Optimizing your sleep hygiene is a great measure to take and can lead to a plethora of health benefits. The information on sleep health ...
Persistent pain

Tendon(itis) – rest isn’t always best

  Tendon issues are tricky. The progress can be slow and frustrating. In athletes, the most common tendinopathies occur at the Achilles tendon, and Patella ...
The Connected Breath

Best way to practice slow breathing

Last month I had the pleasure of creating a breathwork course for Marriage 365. I taught on a daily breath practice, a breathing practice for ...
Sports rehab

Can your running shoes prevent injury ?

A few weeks ago I received a phone call regarding foot mechanics and injury risk. The person had taken their son to a shoe store ...
Physical Therapy

Concussed, now what?

My Husband’s Concussion Story Around 8 years ago, my husband sustained a concussion and subdural hematoma from a surfing accident. The day it happened he ...