Posts Tagged "ryan saldivar"

Quick Tip: What have you done for your ankles today?

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: What have you done for your ankles today?

I’ve had to reckon with my ankles lately; have you? Unless you’ve sprained one before, you’re probably not thinking about them much. But strengthening and stretching the ankles is a necessary way to prevent a sprain that could trap you in a cycle of injuries. This week we’re offering a pair of two great Quick Tips for ankle care. These are great for general maintenance, or if you have recovered from an ankle sprain in your past that still haunts you. If you’ve sprained your ankle more recently, please consult with us before you try out these tips. In this Quick...

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Quick Tip: Loosening Shoulder Tension

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: Loosening Shoulder Tension

It’s amazing how much a quick time out for breathing and stretching can help alleviate stress! Job, money, kids, car, travel, diet… all of these stressors can cause our muscles – especially the ones in our neck and shoulders – to get wound up and painful. This week, Psoas therapist Ryan Saldivar brings us some simple exercises that can help ease tension and help with overall relaxation. Check it out! The key to these exercises is to relax and breathe deeply. Try them at your desk or anywhere you are that you feel stress and tension creeping up on you. Then relax and...

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Quick Tip: Strengthening the Neck

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip: Strengthening the Neck

The muscles in the neck are often overlooked when we think about strong muscles, but the neck is responsible for carrying around our 10lb. head all day, which can be tiring for neck muscles that are weak or atrophied from inactivity, computer work, etc. Keeping the neck muscles strong can prevent tension headaches and improve posture. In this week’s Quick Tip, Psoas therapist Ryan Saldivar is here to show you a few easy neck exercises to keep your neck strong and ready to take on your day. These exercises can benefit pretty much everyone. There are so many muscles in the neck that...

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Quick Tip: Improving Posture with Spinal Exercises

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip: Improving Posture with Spinal Exercises

Did you read the title of this week’s Quick Tip and sit up a little taller? We’re all a little guilty of it. Spending endless hours hunched over keyboards and phones is making it harder to stay conscious of that trait our parents tried so hard to instill in us. So, lets not let their efforts go in vain. This week’s Quick Tip is with Psoas therapist, Ryan Saldivar, here to show you a spinal exercise that will help improve your posture…you don’t even have to get out of your chair! This exercise is great for everyone, and is a simple way to check in with all of the...

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My homage to the Psoas Therapist Team

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Health and Wellness

My homage to the Psoas Therapist Team

My homage to the Psoas Therapist Team. Or who I just call Team Psoas. When I think about our team of therapists, I literally swell with pride when considering the combined range of skills, knowledge, and uniqueness. To help you understand just how proud I’m talking, let’s examine a day in the life of an athlete working with Team Psoas. An athlete that was training for the Double Dipsea in Marin. An athlete who, well, just happens to be me. I know, we’ve all seen those ads where the President of some company says “I’m not only the president, I’m a client.” Well, before you flip the channel,...

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