Stretches for (or to prevent) Knee Pain

There are various different possibilities for knee pain. Sometimes the malfunction may come from the leg muscles/hip joint and travel down, and sometimes it may come from the feet/ankle joint and travel up (video coming soon). Sometimes knee pain comes from athletics/wear and tear/direct impact. In which case, it requires acute treatment – Physiotherapy/Chiropractic treatment, which is to be followed by active therapy – stretching and strengthening. If your case of knee pain comes from …

Move Better! FST Xmas Gift Cards Are Back!

YES!! WE DO HAVE THEM AGAIN! We’re a little late this year so if there’s that someone that you want to give an hour of heaven to — Fascial Stretch Therapy has been a very popular gift for people 30-65🎁🎄for a few years now! If you haven’t purchased yourFST Christmas Gift Cards yet, these puppies are on sale for $80 (60 min stretch sesh). Regular $100-$115. *One GC can be used per person*   If you’ve …

What Foods Do I Recommend??

I was chatting with a lovely client yesterday, and we got talking about digestion. I must have been going on my Apple Cider Vinegar rant, and then she asked if there are any foods I highly recommend. That got me thinking. Prior to this year 75% of my conversations and blog posts and interest were in nutrition and the affect it has on our insides and our outsides. I still 100% believe that, but I …

Another one of the ‘Big 3’ Core Exercises!

If you read our last post, you know that “super stiffness” is a concept put forward by Dr. Stuart McGill (world renowned spine expert) that encourages a strong Mid-Section. From Power lifters to new moms, the Big 3 exercises are what Dr. Stuart McGill highly encourages to avoiding injury, for proper mechanics, re-training faulty habits that naturally develop, and to allow you to keep your back strong no matter what activities your doing.  Give the …

4 Progressions to one of the ‘Big 3’ Core Exercises

Core strengthening exercises have definitely evolved from 20 years ago. Gone are the days where lying down leg raises and sit ups are the best core exercises. Dr. Stuart McGill the world renowned Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo is one of the World’s experts on spine biomechanics. From his years of research and clinical experience working with 1000’s of everyday people, he has put together the “BIG 3.” The top 3 exercises …

Great Full Body Stretch (the assisted version)!

If you saw our post on the Great Full Body Stretch to target areas you are likely missing  we hope you got to try it out.  We have had some people comment and tell us they are unable to get into the starting position of this stretch. I hear ya!!!  Even though I stretch on my own, I always need a good tune up – done by someone else so I can just breathe, and …

Stretches for Low Back Pain

Stretches to Prevent and Decrease Low Back Pain Over time our bodies lose joint laxity, which puts excess stress on our muscles and furthermore, reduces our mobility. The more we avoid stretching and exercising, the more stiff our joints become. If you missed our video on ‘How Joints Health Affect our Lives’ and how you can re-gain your energy back – check it out! I promise you will find it interesting and informative no matter …

Great Full Body Stretch to target areas you may be missing

“I’m particularly a fan of a supported side bend stretch as it makes the side bend manageable for people of varying degrees of flexibility.” – Asma Video Below While there are numerous stretches to maintain an ache-free body, chances are you may be missing out on some key positions that involve rotation of some major joints in the body (this is mainly what Level 2 Fascial Stretch Therapy focus’ on as well)- for this stretch …