Posts Tagged "injury prevention"

Quick Tip: Do you have your best foot forward?

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip:  Do you have your best foot forward?

Your feet feel the effects of whatever activity keeps you going: whether you’re ramping up training, walking, standing, or sitting still. So while we’ve been showing you some great tools for your low back and legs lately, this week we want to zero in on the feet. Many of our clients find tension building up in the fascia that runs from the toes to the heel. And when we don’t address that tension early on, it can lead to problems like plantar fasciitis. So check out this week’s Quick Tip from the archive for a variety of ways to care for the feet, and let us know what...

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Quick Tip: How’s your shoulder mobility?

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: How’s your shoulder mobility?

If you spend a lot of time at a desk, or behind the wheel of a car, you might notice that your shoulders feel rounded forward and stiff by the end of the day. If not attended to, this can lead to pain and dysfunction over time. This week's quick tip is a great way to counter those harmful patterns and make sure you're keeping your shoulders, neck, pecs, and upper back healthy. Although we can help you treat these issues, it is our goal to help you prevent them!   This super easy dynamic stretch is also a great one to practice before a workout that requires a lot of shoulder and...

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Quick Tip: Have you done a scorpion in the snow?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Have you done a scorpion in the snow?

In part two of our snowboard/ski series, we're reminding you to stretch before your day on the slopes! We know it's easy to forget. You've packed your therapeutic props, you're focused on hanging out with friends and family, and maybe you're buzzed from that one beer in the altitude. But taking five minutes to go through the four dynamic stretches in the playlist below will help you make the best of your mountain time. Dynamic stretches are meant to mimic the activity you're about to perform. They increase blood and oxygen to muscles all over the body, and increase...

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