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 of the chain to be stretched which promotes the end goal or freeing up mobility …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 of therapy done on a table. The therapist is always actively moving (you) according to …