Category Archives for "Lifestyle"

Easy Ways to Change the Way you Breathe

Can improving breathing skills improve overall movement integrity?We already know breathing is a significant part of every living moment. Your breath keeps you alive. It fills your lungs with oxygen and provides a way to center yourself. It keeps you sustained during a workout and other daily activities. Your breath is also connected to mobility and […]

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Change Your Breathing, Change Your Life

I don’t like scare tactics. I feel like, as a healthcare professional, I can get an important point across without making up a problem in someone’s mind. The problem is, as humans, we respond to stories above everything else. And all stories need conflict. You know that breathing is important. In fact we can’t live very […]

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Change happens, one little behavior at a time

Do you ever wonder why you go the same way through the grocery store when shopping for food? The brain and the body tend to take the path of least resistance when operating at a daily level, because it uses less energy to mindlessly go through much of our day. Habits are subconscious activities that came […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Spinal Flexion and Back Pain

This week on Top3Tuesday , we are going to be showing you what we do in the office when people have back pain with bending forward. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out, by email or messenger. Don’t forget to share this with someone you know!

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Top3Tuesday: Shoulder Treatment with 4×4

In Office Shoulder TreatmentWhen someone comes into the office with shoulder pain, we need to do a decent assessment to find out what could be causing it. We need to assess shoulder flexion and extension, internal and external rotation, as well as elbow flexion and extension.  We also need to assess thoracic mobility. Any or […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Hip Preparation for Cross Country Skiing

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] #Nordicskiers! Reduce the chance of #knee or back pain by getting the #hips nice and #mobile, and controlling them through flexion and extension especially. Making sure the hip is moving without recruiting the lumbar spine is a great way to #prevent back pain. #movementismedicine #movementbreak #weareallstars #ALTitude […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Ankle Mobility for Cross Country Skiing

Cross country skiers! If you enjoy #crosscountryskiing but you have knee, ankle, or foot pain, this is the video for you. Making sure your ankle has full range of motion is a great way to avoid pain and discomfort in the lower leg. Check out our three favorite movements to prepare for this great #minnesota […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Hip Preparation for Cyclist

If you know a cyclist with tight hips or sore knees, share this with them. Cycling requires mobile #hips to get the most effective energy transfer from pedal strokes. If your hips are restricted, that mobility can be borrowed from your lower spine or your knees, which can result in low back pain or knee […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Neck Pain in Cycling

Share this video with someone you know with neck pain or tight shoulders! Today we talk about #neckpain in #cycling, and we give you a good way to prevent it, or at least decrease the chances you feel it. The head is pretty heavy, so it’s good to coordinate all the #muscles you can use […]

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