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Red Flags: Listen to your Aches and Pains

Listening to your Body’s Red Flags Listening to your body is a important tool for dynamic aging and wellness.  Recently, I noticed that my walking pattern had changed slightly. On more than one occasion, I noticed an ache in the front of my foot. It was causing me to have …

Categories: Body Sustainability

Post by Mary Falk PT on October 4, 2017

Red Flags: Listen to your Aches and Pains

Listening to your Body’s Red Flags Listening to your body is a important tool for dynamic aging and wellness.  Recently, I noticed that my walking pattern had changed slightly. On more than one occasion, I noticed an ache in the front of my foot. It was causing me to have …

Categories: Body Sustainability

Post by Mary Falk PT on October 4, 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

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

My Aching Shoulder! What now?

Athletic swimmer in action in a swimming pool I love to swim. It’s peaceful. The movement is rhythmic and the buoyancy of the water is up-lifting. But recently while swimming the freestyle stroke, I noticed a twinge in my shoulder. Red Flag! Listening for your body’s warning signals or red …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Breathing Exercise, Shoulder Pain, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on May 25, 2014

Sternum Ribcage
Sternum Ribcage

My Aching Shoulder! What now?

Athletic swimmer in action in a swimming pool I love to swim. It’s peaceful. The movement is rhythmic and the buoyancy of the water is up-lifting. But recently while swimming the freestyle stroke, I noticed a twinge in my shoulder. Red Flag! Listening for your body’s warning signals or red …

Categories: Body Sustainability, Breathing Exercise, Shoulder Pain, Yamuna Body Rolling

Post by Mary Falk PT on May 25, 2014