Strreeeeetch…With Fascial Stretch Therapy
What is Fascia?
Fascia is the network of connective tissue that weaves through and surrounds every part of the body. When the fascial network is healthy, we move and feel our best. The problem comes when the fascia stiffens in response to mental, physical or emotional stress. When this happens we compromise the health and function of our tissues, leaving us feeling tight and misaligned.
What is Fascial Stretch Therapy?
Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) is a unique, table-based assisted stretching technique that focuses on decompressing the joint ...Read more
Multiple Functions of Acudetox Points
Body and auricular (ear) acupuncture are used for treating a variety of clinical disorders. There are numerous acupoints on the external ear, all of which correspond to a specific area or function of the body. Stimulating these points with pressure or needles helps to facilitate the body's own natural healing processes, restoring internal balance and treating the deeper underlying condition.
The five acupoints used in the NADA Acudetox protocol (from top to bottom) are:
Calms the mind and helps facilitate a state of harmony, serenity, and a deeper connection to one's spirit; enhances ability to love self and others. ...
A New Year and A New You!
So cheers to a new year, 2017! The start of a New Year always holds promise and potential. New Year's resolutions can be a great way get moving on the goals you hope to achieve for the upcoming year. Maybe you are looking to eat better, or lose some weight? Are you hoping to improve your physical fitness or your overall general health? Whatever your goals I wish you success in these endeavours!
Staying on track with your New Year's goals is not always an easy task. As January fades so to can our motivation towards the ...Read more
Benefits of Collagen
What if I told you that there is a food that can help decrease wrinkles, improve joint stiffness, soothe your intestinal lining and help strengthen your nails and teeth? Enter collagen.
Listing the benefits of consuming collagen makes it seem like a miracle drug, but studies are confirming that this nutritional powerhouse can benefit almost every part of our body.
What is collagen?
Collagen makes up one-third of the protein found in the human body. It provides strength and structure to our bones, muscles, tendons and skin. It is made up of amino acids ...Read more
The Dreaded Muscle Knot
Stiffness, tenderness, and pinching, muscle knots can be a real pain in the neck...or back, or hamstring (you get the picture) for many of those who suffer with them. But, what exactly is a muscle knot, and more importantly, how can we treat them in order to find some relief?
Sometimes referred to as myofascial trigger points, muscle knots are due to the binding, or adhesion of our muscle fibers and fascia (the tissue surrounding our muscles fibers), creating a localized area of pain and restriction that can impair everyday life. While muscle ...Read more
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