Persistent pain

Persistent pain and returning to what you love

Return to what you love? Even with pain? Yes, go for it! It may sound either intimidating or exhilarating but, returning to what you love …

Physical Therapy

How to use the Stroop Task as an Ortho PT

Treatment for orthopedic injuries has primarily been concerned with musculoskeletal health and recovery. Range of motion, strength, posture, PNS, soft tissue healing, structure, movement patterns, …

Mindfulness

When stress increases your symptoms & pain makes you stressed

Stress and pain are collective experiences. One of my favorite quotes on pain is from Dr. Adriaan Louw, “Pain isn’t a protocol. Pain is a …

Physical Therapy

2 exercises for single leg balance and coordination

Balancing on one leg is extremely beneficial at any age. It helps the foot and hip control in walking, running, and sports. It helps with …

Running

You’ve returned to running, whats next?

Congrats! Returning to running after having a baby, or a surgery, or an injury is a big deal. It’s not an easy trajectory. You’ve likely …

Physical Therapy

Period tracking and your exercise routine

As women, we take our menstrual cycle for granted. In reality, it has a profound effect on your health, far more than I ever gave …

Pelvic Health

3 ways to land softer and run better

Why is returning to running so darn difficult? For an activity that seems so simple, there sure are a lot of variables. 3 common complaints …

Breathe & Move

How to nagging muscle tension at work

The creeping, nagging muscle tension that occurs while sitting at the computer affects us all. So we change our posture, change from sitting to standing, …

Pelvic Health

Breathe Better, Move Better: 4 ways breathing changes your life.

The breath – movement connection Breathing and moving are two constant components of life. People seek help when there’s an interruption to their movement and …

Physical Therapy

Impact training for confident jumping jacks

Jumping jacks used to be easy and fun right? What happened? Most of the women I work with have had to modify their jumping exercises due …