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 …

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 …

How Fascial Stretch Therapy helps neck and shoulder tension

With all the sitting, driving, and computer work we do these days, our neck and shoulders lose mobility.  Imagine hours of being stationary, and then imagine attempting to do daily activities such as housework or taking care of the kids, or whatever it is that you do on daily basis.  Instead of resorting to that Advil or Tylenol, why not spare your liver and gut health the harsh chemicals and loosen the muscles in your …

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What Services Can a Kinesiologist Provide?

What can a Kinesiologist do for you? Kinesiologists are highly educated, health care professionals who are experts in body movement. Kinesiologists are recognized experts in preventing and managing injury and chronic disease and helping to reach peak physical performance. Kinesiologists use evidence-based research to develop programs for people, helping them get and stay fit, and perform at their optimum level. Kinesiologists believe in empowering people to look after their own health. They focus on prevention …

4 Best Stretches for Low Back Pain

Article by: Asma Kassam, Burnaby Vancouver Kinesiologist/Personal Trainer specializing in Fitness and Active Rehab – back pain Low back pain can occur for a number of reasons such as a specific injury or condition or general causes such as sitting with poor posture, weak core muscles, tight hip flexors, weak hip flexors, shortened hamstrings, fully bulged discs. The key is first identifying the cause, then managing it on a daily basis. Please note, if you …