Posts Tagged "foot stretch"

Quick Tip: Want a more specific stretch for the plantar fascia?

Posted by on Jan 28, 2019 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want a more specific stretch for the plantar fascia?

It makes sense that certain techniques of structural bodywork begin with the feet. For many of us, the feet are our primary modes of interacting with the ground. And the feet receive so much sensory information — whether through the force of the ground in high-impact sports, or from patterns of tension traveling down the leg. Because many of our clients hold tension in the feet, we love recommending good ways to stretch that plantar fascia regularly. In this week’s Quick Tip, Scott Schwartz shows one of our favorite stretches for the muscle and fascia that span the bottom of the...

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Quick Tip: Do you know how to loosen up your feet?

Posted by on Dec 21, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to loosen up your feet?

This week's quick tip is about loosening up your feet and relieving pain that can typically develop for runners, people who wear high heels, or those who deal with plantar fasciitis. Jenny shows you a few quick ways you can start working out the muscles in your feet daily using a golf ball, foot wheel, or with your hands. Be sure to check out our Toes Pose and Yoga Toes videos on our YouTube channel to learn how to further open up and strengthen your arch. Nothing makes a better stocking stuffer than goodies for your feet! Stop by the clinic, and...

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