Monthly Archives: February 2016

Stretching your thoracic spine to help with lower back pain

Chronic lower back pain is  very complex with many causes and can be very difficult to treat.  One source of lower back pain can be from restrictions in thoracic rotational ability.  Since most of our thoracic mobility should come from our thoracic spine (and NOT our lumbar spine) it’s important to include a spinal rotational […]

A quick tip to help with Achilles Tendinitis: use a heel lift

  Having pain in your Achilles tendon can be debilitating and very limiting.  I strongly advise you to see your PT for a full bio-mechanical assessment and treatment.  But what can you do now to help?  Just saw a patient with a really sore Achilles’ tendon but she loves to hike and wanted to keep […]

Stretching for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and hand tingling

I give all my patients who have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or any type of hand tingling this stretch against the wall.  The stretch also helps to “floss” the median nerve as well as a great arm stretch.  Let me know if you have any questions and share the video with anyone who might be having […]