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Dehydration Symptoms (What If I Don’t Drink Enough Water?)

Likely if you don’t drink enough water and are dehydrated, you’ll look & feel like the cactus in this picture  The list of dehydration symptoms I’ve compiled in my head over the years is never ending. (the latest and most interesting one for me at the moment is the last one ) Here is how your body may respond to Dehydration: 1) One that impacts daily life, AND often goes under the radar is feeling …

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Dehydration Symptoms (How Much Water Should I Drink?)

There are several factors to consider, so let’s get into it! 1. What type of foods are you eating. Meats require a lot of breakdown (chemical breakdown requires water) , high fiber foods require water to allow the fiber to move through your intestine. If you have specific questions comment below and if I can’t answer I’ll be tagging a fabulous friend who can answer. 2. About 30ml of water per kg of lean body …

Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciatis: Footwear

Welcome to our Part 4 of 4 blog post in the “Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciatis” series – Footwear   If you are having knee pain, this blog post (and the entire series) will be very relevant to you as it is possible your knee pain is coming from lost range of motion in your foot so be sure to also check out our drills that pertain specifically to treatment of knee pain At the …

5 Must-Know Pieces of Info For Your Health (Learned during my FST Certification)

Last week I was in Arizona for the training to become a Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist. I’m excited to bring it back to Vancouver to help you with your movement challenges, things you want to improve, fitness goals, injury rehabilitation, and other pain in the butt issues you can’t seem to get rid of. As I always knew Fascial Stretch Therapy is far from just laying on a table to get stretched. It is a …

WTF is Fascia?

  Is it possible the pain in your neck is actually coming from the fallen arches in your feet?      Is it plausible the partial reason for your bloating, gas, constipation, or that anxiety you feel is partially due to the lack of movement in the FASCIA surrounding your ribcage /diaphragm / and intestines. Poor fascial health has so many effects! WTF is fascia? Here is an image of our body’s Anatomy Trains Which gives …

Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciatis: Leg Exercises

Welcome to our Part 3 of 4 blog posts in the “Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciatis” series – Leg Exercises and Stretches   In today’s video, we go over single leg exercises and stretches have been pivotal in helping people overcome their pain. The message I really want to get across is that foot pain, knee pain, low back pain, are signals that there is a root issue. The foot pain/knee pain/back pain is a symptom …

Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciatis: Toe and Foot Stretches

Welcome to our Part 2 of 4 blog post in the “Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciatis” series – Toe and Foot Stretches (Part 1) Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciatis: Proper Walking Posture Stretching (and strengthening) the feet, and individual toes is just as important as stretching and strengthening ours hips and core muscles. After all, the lower leg joints do bare all our weight. We recommend clients of all ages to start stretching their feet …

Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciatis: Proper Walking Posture

Welcome to our Part 1 of 4 blog posts in the “Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciatis” series – Proper Walking Posture (Gait Cycle)   In our experience working with clients for over 10 years, we have found trends in causes and treatment of  many types of foot pain and heel pain. For brevity purposes we won’t list out each condition, but we have seen many, such as bunions, etc.   In our 30’s, 40’s, and …