Monthly Archives: July 2015

Home equipment needs for self treatment of Myofascial Trigger Points

Myofascial Trigger Points can be responsible for many our common complaints of pain in our shoulders, neck, mid/low back and hips.  However, you can take control of your pain and treat your Trigger Points at home with simple, inexpensive equipment.  Check out the video below, Thanks, Ed Deboo, Physical Therapist, Bellingham, WA [youtube][/youtube]

By |July 9th, 2015|General|

Proper sitting posture

By now you have surely heard that we all sit way too much and this can lead to a whole host of issues, including colon cancer, Type 2 Diabetes, and weight gain.  However, we do need to sit at some point.  A simple alteration in your posture can help to decrease lower back pain while

By |July 9th, 2015|Blog, Exercise videos|

The Side Plank: how to do it

Research has shown that by improving core strength through exercise, you may be able to reduce your chance of lower back pain and strength.  Weak abdominal muscles are often common as we become more "mature" and sometimes sedentary. The Side plank is a great exercise for increasing both core and hip strength, check out the

Teenage athletes, sugary drinks, sleep and injury

Nice lefty finish, but jumping off wrong leg :) Being the basketball junkie that I am, I was reading an article that was trying to explain why so many young, first round draft picks in last years draft where injured: 7 of the top 11 picks where injured and lost significant time during

By |July 9th, 2015|Blog|