Hip Flexor Stretch vs. Deep Front Line Stretch

  Hip flexor stretches have been prescribed to all kinds of people, from desk workers to athletes. In fact, in many cases hip flexor stretching is actually over-prescribed and wrongfully prescribed   Since the body is all connected via myofascial chains (or Anatomy Trains) rather than just focusing on a static “hip flexor stretch,” Fascial Stretching allows a large portion …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Fascial Stretch Therapy on the news!

FST on the news! Excited to see FST making global headway! Fascial Stretch Therapy What is Fascia? Fascia is connective tissue that encapsulates bundles of muscles Fascia has nerve endings and sensorimechanoreceptors (deactivation of these contribute to Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s which lead to rigid and weak muscles) What is Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST)? FST is the most active form …