Choosing the right backpack for your child

“As the twig is bent, so grows the tree.” - Alexander Pope The same can also be said for our children’s spine. One way we can help prevent future issues with their developing spine is to ensure that their backpack isn't part of the problem. Here are “5 things to look for when choosing the…

Warm Up Guide For Walkers And Runners

Tight muscles and stiff joints are two of the biggest causes of injury that people face when engaging in physical activity. This makes sense because if your muscles are too tight or don’t have enough blood flow to them yet, or if your joints are locked up from sitting all day, they will not be…

Tight thumb muscles? Here’s a couple of strategies I have found to help!

Thumb Muscle Tension

I find with all the computer work I do as well as using certain apps on my phone, my thumb muscles start to tighten up. 💻📱 Anybody else notice this? 😯 Here are 2 different strategies I have found to help loosen up these muscles. 👍 Let me know how it goes! 📣💬 -John

Is your subscapularis muscle causing your shoulder pain?

Shoulder Pain

The shoulder is a pretty complex joint with a lot of muscles attaching to it. 💪 So when it comes to figuring out why a shoulder may be sore or tight, it can get a little complicated. 🤔 One muscle, called the subscapularis muscle, attaches underneath the shoulder blade on one end, and the inside…

Tight chest muscles? Here’s a way to assess and correct if necessary.

Chest Stretches

Tight chest muscles are pretty common, but often missed. 👎 The pec muscles (in the front of the chest) get shortened from long hours on the computer or driving with shoulders rounded forwards. 👩‍💻🏎 Because they pull the shoulders forward, they can actually lead to pain in the upper back and shoulder muscles as they…