Your Body IS the Perfect Healing Machine… So STOP Icing!

Out with the old and in with the new!  Well, this actually is not a new philosophy and runs parallel to the philosophies of Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine.  The general gist is that icing for your injury is a huge ‘no-no’.  This brief article and video explain the healing process after injury and how icing … More Your Body IS the Perfect Healing Machine… So STOP Icing!

The Puzzle of Back Pain

On April 4th, the LA Times posted a decent article discussing one of medicine’s most confounding problems. The Puzzle of Back Pain – Los Angeles Times Article  I really appreciate the comment made by Dr. Alok Sharan, chief of spinal surgery at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y., regarding spinal surgery as a last resort. … More The Puzzle of Back Pain

Open Your Hips… Free Up Your Spine! (Video Instruction)

This is the first of a few short videos I filmed for http://www.OneADayYoga.com (which I don’t think is up and running quite yet.)  All of the sequences are no longer than 10 minutes and are quite handy if you need a quick pick-me up or if you need a little extra instruction during your home … More Open Your Hips… Free Up Your Spine! (Video Instruction)

Seriously?

  I had a student ask me today if it is normal to be in a good amount of pain 2 or 3 days after receiving deep tissue work.  In addition to the work that she and I do, she has also been seeing a physical therapist for several weeks to help manage her scoliosis … More Seriously?