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Muscle Imbalances 101

What are muscle imbalances? Have you ever experienced that certain muscles are more sore following a workout compared to others? Have you noticed chronic muscle tension after sitting in one place for too long? Do you feel the effects of training too specifically in one sport for example, especially after you change activities or [...]

What are Trigger Points and Why do they Matter?

Have you ever experienced achy muscles, tingling, or tight areas that don't respond to movement? The majority of us will answer, "Yes!", because these are common effects of living in the gravitational world. No matter how hard we try we are bound to acquire trigger points. "Posture, work conditions, sedentary habits, and injury can cause [...]

The Power of Traction

Traction goes by other names including decompression or distraction. It means to create space and unload a joint or joints typically accomplished by pulling or hanging. With Fascial Stretch Therapy, we use traction as one of the main techniques to fight the effects of gravity, repetitive activity, and poor posture. By using traction with movement [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Fascial Stretch Therapy|0 Comments

Breathing & Bodywork for Daily Living & Longevity

The topic of breathing has been coming up more lately in my day-to-day sessions with clients as well as my own reading and meditation practice. There are several methods on how to instruct breathing dating back to the practices of yoga up to the current methods in physical therapy. As a massage therapist and movement [...]

FST Home Routine- Massage Therapist Hip Stretches

The massage therapist hip stretch routine is designed to help open your fascial networks and maintain your mobility between FST sessions, pre- and post-workout, and to enhance recovery. These stretches focus primarily on the hips and core. Stretch 1 has two parts: This move is called the Core 4 and is an effective way to [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|Fascial Stretch Therapy, Self-Care, Stretching|Comments Off on FST Home Routine- Massage Therapist Hip Stretches