Happy Autumn! Just please don’t fall…

Happy Autumn! Just please don’t fall…

Hello anatomy enthusiasts!  We recently learned a bit about feet (TOE TLC) but what about our amazing hands…our tactile interface with the world around us 👋? This got me thinking about a recent injury sustained by my sister during a kick-ass motorcycle trip out in California. But let’s back up a little bit. Just like our feet, … Continue reading

TOE TLC <3

TOE TLC <3

Your feet are dynamic and incredible structures! Did you know that 1/4 of the bones in the human body are in the feet? That is right friends, your feet have an incredible: 26 bones 33 joints More than 100 muscles, tendons(muscle to bone), and ligaments (bone to bone) It is this complex structure that provides … Continue reading

Na+Cl- delivers a knock-out blow! Take that Winter.

Na+Cl- delivers a knock-out blow! Take that Winter.

Many of my patients called in today to cancel their PT appointments because of our big bad winter nemesis ICE! I’ve overhead a lot of people talking about “salt melting ice” and had a flashback to chemistry and got WAY to excited. After setting nerd-phasers to stun, boring all my colleagues (trapped in a small office … Continue reading

Reach for the brass ring

Reach for the brass ring

I am reaching for this ring because from the moment I first stumbled onto a mat about 10 years ago, yoga has filled every corner of me with light and love. I have learned (and continue to learn) how to meet and face challenges on and off my mat with grace. I am reaching because I fundamentally believe that movement, serenity, and respect for oneself and other beings is a path to mind and body wellness. And though (blissfully) I will always be a student, I am reaching for this ring because I want to share these things with my family and friends, my patients, and strangers who are yet to cross my path. Continue reading