Can Fascia Make You Fat? Fascia’s Role in Weight Loss

I grew up in the era of Richard Simmons, the Atkins diet, step aerobics, and calorie counters. … [Read more...]

The Ups & Downs of Myofascial Release: Lessons From the Sessions

It's time to talk about pain.  Specifically your pain.  And the fact that its presence in your life is a big problem. … [Read more...]

You Are the Driving Force to Your Treatment: Unlearn the Patient Role

You are hurting.  You hurt bad enough that you seek out medical help. … [Read more...]

You Have A Lot Riding on Your Back: 3 Back Pain Myths

Anyone who has ever experienced back pain knows how disabling it can be.  It limits every facet of your life, because the spine is your body's central command post. … [Read more...]

Things are Getting Sticky: The Body’s Response to a Stressed Out Mind

Stress is inevitable.  But it is supposed to be short lived. … [Read more...]

Freedom From Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can be a debilitating soft tissue disorder afflicting soft tissue pain and tightness.  It is typically accompanied by impaired sleep, poor memory, and mood issues. … [Read more...]

Fascia and Feet: How to Hit the Ground Running

When your feet hit the floor,  can you stand it?  For those with plantar fasciitis, this becomes a real problem. … [Read more...]

Shoulder Pain: Should You Shrug It Off?

After a crazy weekend of yard work, painting the ceiling, and pitching softball, you notice that your shoulder is a little achy.  Hmm.  In fact, you notice it mostly because it wakes you at night. … [Read more...]

Myofascial Release: It’s About Time!

Myofascial Release takes time.  The fascial system doesn't respond to force, ringing phones, or busy schedules.  Will power will help you resist chocolate cake, but does not soften fascia. … [Read more...]

Because Life Didn’t Issue You Pads

Fascia is your body armor.  It is your first line of defense in protecting vital organs, bone, nerves and blood vessels.  And it is called into action to form scar tissue and allow for initiation of the healing process … [Read more...]