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Anchor your Ribs

Simple movements during everyday activities can be helping or hurting you when it comes to your abdominal muscles. One such movement is reaching overhead. We do it everyday when we reach something from a high cupboard or shelf. Learning a simple movement concept can be one step to protect the …

Categories: Diastasis Recti

Post by Mary Falk PT on August 18, 2017

Anchor your Ribs

Simple movements during everyday activities can be helping or hurting you when it comes to your abdominal muscles. One such movement is reaching overhead. We do it everyday when we reach something from a high cupboard or shelf. Learning a simple movement concept can be one step to protect the …

Categories: Diastasis Recti

Post by Mary Falk PT on August 18, 2017

Foam Rolling vs. Yamuna Body Rolling: Which is better for You?

Foam rolling has gained popularity in the current culture of exercise. It is a common sight in gyms and is used for tight IT Bands, Gluteals, Quads and Hamstrings. There is another rolling technique that has been around for over two decades. It is called Yamuna® Body Rolling (YBR). So …

Categories: Body Rolling, Exercise, Natural Pain Relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on April 22, 2017

Foam rolling Yamuna body rolling
Foam rolling Yamuna body rolling

Foam Rolling vs. Yamuna Body Rolling: Which is better for You?

Foam rolling has gained popularity in the current culture of exercise. It is a common sight in gyms and is used for tight IT Bands, Gluteals, Quads and Hamstrings. There is another rolling technique that has been around for over two decades. It is called Yamuna® Body Rolling (YBR). So …

Categories: Body Rolling, Exercise, Natural Pain Relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on April 22, 2017

A Simple Foot Treatment

Many people stand with their center of gravity falling into their toes. With this forward flexed stance, the big toe takes the majority of the weight. This predisposes the feet to problems such as bunions, fallen arches, plantar fasciitis, and Morton’s neuroma. Developing an awareness of where your heel strikes the …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Exercise, Feet, Foot pain, Knees, Pain, Posture, Yamuna Foot Fitness

Post by Mary Falk PT on February 17, 2017

A Simple Foot Treatment

Many people stand with their center of gravity falling into their toes. With this forward flexed stance, the big toe takes the majority of the weight. This predisposes the feet to problems such as bunions, fallen arches, plantar fasciitis, and Morton’s neuroma. Developing an awareness of where your heel strikes the …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Exercise, Feet, Foot pain, Knees, Pain, Posture, Yamuna Foot Fitness

Post by Mary Falk PT on February 17, 2017

Sitting on a Yamuna® Ball

Sitting on a Yamuna Ball is an important Yamuna Body Rolling routine because it works of the foundation of the torso, where the leg and pelvis connect. Learning how to sit on a Yamuna Ball strengthens the core and promotes an upright posture.  One of the many benefits is increased flexibility of …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Hip pain relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on June 7, 2016

Yamuna Body Rolling
Yamuna Body Rolling

Sitting on a Yamuna® Ball

Sitting on a Yamuna Ball is an important Yamuna Body Rolling routine because it works of the foundation of the torso, where the leg and pelvis connect. Learning how to sit on a Yamuna Ball strengthens the core and promotes an upright posture.  One of the many benefits is increased flexibility of …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Hip pain relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on June 7, 2016

Fall Prevention with a Winter Weather Mindset

One in three people age 65+ will experience a fall serious enough to require medical attention. Already, in the past two weeks, four of my friends and family members have taken a spill. To prevent winter weather related falls, here are 8 tips to develop a fall prevention winter weather …

Categories: Fall Prevention, Healthy Living

Post by Mary Falk PT on November 29, 2015

Fall Prevention with a Winter Weather Mindset

One in three people age 65+ will experience a fall serious enough to require medical attention. Already, in the past two weeks, four of my friends and family members have taken a spill. To prevent winter weather related falls, here are 8 tips to develop a fall prevention winter weather …

Categories: Fall Prevention, Healthy Living

Post by Mary Falk PT on November 29, 2015

Yamuna® Body Rolling: Leg Alignment for Healthy Knees

Taking Care of the Knee Joint Blausen.com staff. “Blausen gallery 2014”. CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons The knee joint is vulnerable to injury because of its design, location, and bio-mechanics. When this joint is injured, quality of life can take a downturn. In order to maintain healthy knees and prevent injuries, …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Exercise, Knees, Yamuna Body Rolling, Yamuna balls

Post by Mary Falk PT on October 6, 2015

healthy knees with Yamuna body rolling
healthy knees with Yamuna body rolling

Yamuna® Body Rolling: Leg Alignment for Healthy Knees

Taking Care of the Knee Joint Blausen.com staff. “Blausen gallery 2014”. CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons The knee joint is vulnerable to injury because of its design, location, and bio-mechanics. When this joint is injured, quality of life can take a downturn. In order to maintain healthy knees and prevent injuries, …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Exercise, Knees, Yamuna Body Rolling, Yamuna balls

Post by Mary Falk PT on October 6, 2015

Roll out your Hip Pain with Yamuna® Body Rolling

Take Care of Your Hip Joint The hip joint is designed to withstand a large amount of impact. Because of its strategic location between the torso and the legs, it takes a lot of pressure from forces above and below. The spine, torso, arms, head, and internal organs press down …

Categories: Hip pain relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on September 15, 2015

Roll out your Hip Pain with Yamuna® Body Rolling

Take Care of Your Hip Joint The hip joint is designed to withstand a large amount of impact. Because of its strategic location between the torso and the legs, it takes a lot of pressure from forces above and below. The spine, torso, arms, head, and internal organs press down …

Categories: Hip pain relief, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on September 15, 2015

Skinny Jeans and Your Health

In the News Last month in the news it was reported that a woman was hospitalized for an unusual reason. She was unable to walk after spending a lot of time in the squatting position cleaning out cupboards while wearing skinny jeans. The tight fitting pants caused a condition called …

Categories: Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD), Posture

Post by Mary Falk PT on July 26, 2015

Leg alignment
Leg alignment

Skinny Jeans and Your Health

In the News Last month in the news it was reported that a woman was hospitalized for an unusual reason. She was unable to walk after spending a lot of time in the squatting position cleaning out cupboards while wearing skinny jeans. The tight fitting pants caused a condition called …

Categories: Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD), Posture

Post by Mary Falk PT on July 26, 2015

The Common Principles of Internet Marketing and Exercising

The buzz on social media is all about having an online presence and developing relationships with your audience to generate more sales and services.Building your business and exercising have a few basic principles in common. Whether it is the musculature of your body or your internet marketing muscles that need …

Categories: Exercise, Healthy Living

Post by Mary Falk PT on July 25, 2015

The Common Principles of Internet Marketing and Exercising

The buzz on social media is all about having an online presence and developing relationships with your audience to generate more sales and services.Building your business and exercising have a few basic principles in common. Whether it is the musculature of your body or your internet marketing muscles that need …

Categories: Exercise, Healthy Living

Post by Mary Falk PT on July 25, 2015

Much more than a Walk in the Park

Need a ‘Pick me Up?’ Could it be that something as simple as a walk in nature would be the mental ‘pick me up’ that you need to combat unhealthy thinking patterns such as brooding? Brooding, or rumination, is that broken record replaying of negative thoughts and is a precursor …

Categories: Healthy Living, Holistic Medicine

Post by Mary Falk PT on July 25, 2015

Much more than a Walk in the Park

Need a ‘Pick me Up?’ Could it be that something as simple as a walk in nature would be the mental ‘pick me up’ that you need to combat unhealthy thinking patterns such as brooding? Brooding, or rumination, is that broken record replaying of negative thoughts and is a precursor …

Categories: Healthy Living, Holistic Medicine

Post by Mary Falk PT on July 25, 2015

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