Yoga For Life

On Saturday this past weekend, I decided to take an in-person yoga class called GENTLE at Evolution Yoga in Glenview, IL with Erin Ipjian.

Spinal Mobility: Foam Roll

After running into common questions regarding how to use certain pieces of equipment, I figured it would be a good idea to start creating micro posts on tips and tricks. This segment will target the spine in a few different ways. Use them as ways to explore your body and mobility, and if you're feeling pain...call me for an evaluation! Or send an email. It's up to you to be vigilant and act swiftly in addressing your own ailments. The following exercises are meant to help imp

"More Painful Than Anything I Have Ever Experienced"

Tiger Woods, a legend in all respects, was involved in an awful car wreck in late February this year that left his right leg severely injured. He found himself back in a similar position, recovering from yet another injury. As a slight detour, Woods has been known for not only winning multiple championships, but also going under the knife for his lower back injuries. The most recent surgery was a microdiscectomy (basically shaving off a piece of cartilage to ease pressure off

Can you just massage my back?

This has been a hot topic in the rehab community, but I'm not sure how much of it has made its way to the lay person. Every healthcare provider that you choose will have their own unique approaches to treating different conditions. Some may have more of a hands on approach and sprinkle in some movement, whereas others may have the opposite. It's based on a few things including educational background, current philosophy for treating, influence of peers and role models, past ex