MAT for Ease of Movement and Less Pain

” Tammy, the woman who owns Shift, is one of those kinds of individuals who really cares and wants to make a difference in people’s lives. Although she does not have to, she will address every aspect of a persons health regimen to make sure it is fairly sound to yield the best results and …

Ouch! My Head Hurts

If you or someone you know suffer from chronic headaches and haven’t identified the cause then assessing your posture and alignment can be beneficial. If you’ve ruled out other causes – dehydration, lack of nutrition, fatigue, hormones etc. – assessing your posture can help to shed light on your headaches.  As a Certified Posture Expert …

I’m Not Limping!

“I am not limping.” I defensively told my new Personal Training Instructor at St Paul College on the first day of class. He had me turn and walk away then back and I promptly apologized. I did not know I was limping. “Why?” He asked again.  I sarcastically replied that “I am old, my hips …

Snooze Alarm Stretches

Tech Neck Exercises & More

Scoliosis and Aging

Aging is something that happens to all of us daily, which is no surprise, but as we reach 50 we lose muscle at a faster rate than prior years. It is important to keep the muscles strong to support our spines and joints, but also prevent osteopenia and osteoporosis.  For scoliosis this is imperative and the sooner you …

The Uniqueness of Your Scoliosis

Over 3 million people will be diagnosed this year with scoliosis. Scoliosis affects 2-3% of the population yet there is still much that is not known about this condition. Doctors indicate that 80% of patients they can find no specific reason. For as much is known of scoliosis little is still known. “Scoliosis can develop in …

Exercising with Scoliosis

“They told me core exercises would help maintain my scoliosis curves, but nothing beyond that. I am thankful I found you.” Pilates classes were this client’s exercise of choice in the last 18 months. The first instructor did extensive research to modify movements for her. The second instructor has not had as much success as …

Tech Neck or Text Neck

You and I have seen it. Someone walking down the street looking at their phone or sitting at the coffee shop with phone in hand. Perhaps you are reading this blog on your phone. There is no turning back time. We are a technology driven society. It has its blessings and its curses. Having worked …

Prevention of Plantar Fasciitis

How do I prevent Plantar Fasciitis? I get asked this question at least one time a week. My favorite prevention is the ABC’s. If you are at the office then extend your leg out. Sit at the front of your chair and using just your foot write out the A, B, C all the way …

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