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Sep 16, 2021

Are weighted blankets worth it?

I've always been curious if replacing my comforter with a 15 lb blanket would help me sleep better. The people who use weighted blankets swear by them, but shelling out $100 to be crushed while sleeping?

I wasn't really sold on the idea.

And then I was gifted one (thanks brother!) and...

Sep 9, 2021

Movement restrictions are super common if you're working with a PT or are recovering from surgical procedures. And it wasn't uncommon for me to work with patients in the physical therapy clinic who had been given similar instructions to avoid specific movements for a specific amount of time.

But there was always the...

Sep 2, 2021

Neck, back, shoulder, hip, and foot pain all share one thing in common - the solution starts with better alignment.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not pitching posture as a magical fix, but one of the few lessons I remember from physics is about levers and the truth is it's less work for your muscles (and fascias) to hold you...

Aug 26, 2021

Do you have flat feet? Do you know how to tell if you do?

You're not alone - almost 75% of people in the United States will suffer from foot pain at some point in their life.

Your feet are a sensory organ just as much as your hands and eyes are. And while flat feet or fallen arches may feel like a permanent sentence -...

Aug 19, 2021

When was the last time you stretched your pelvic floor? Or strengthened it? Or even thought about it for that matter?

On today's episode, I'm joined by pelvic health physical therapist Stephanie Prendergast and she's sharing everything you didn't know you needed about the pelvic floor.

So whether you have low back pain,...