Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing Footwear

Hi guys! Finally did a video on what to keep in mind when you are choosing your shoes! Years ago I learned that the joint you’re experiencing pain at is likely NOT where the issue lies…rather it is likely the joint above the site of pain, or the joint below the site of pain. Since then, many case studies of …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

Feeling Stiff?

Not sure whose with me but I feel super stiff any time I have a lack of exercise routine! Whether I’m out of town or have a big project I’m working on, I’m always excited to get into the regimen, and to make sure I don’t hurt myself going back to the gym after a week, 2 weeks, more, I …

20 Variations of One of The Best Core Exercises – The Side Plank

The video below contains side plank variations for beginners to intermediate to advanced. The side plank is a great exercise to strengthen the core and hip muscles for those that experience low back tension, tight hips, and various other dysfunctions that can arise. One of the great things about the side plank core exercise is that you can gauge that …

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 …

Upper Back Pain – 2 Ways to Find Relief

The best way to rehabilitate upper back pain and find pain relief is by knowing the various root causes of the tension.     Possible Root Causes of Tension Upper back pain can have multiple roots such as:  Direct trauma: Motor-vehicle injury  Sporting injury Indirect trauma: Compromised posture  Low strength of core muscles and postural muscles Excessive tightness in the …