Category: Running

healthy past times San Francisco, CA Jul28th 2016

Healthy Pastimes

The world is a staircase. Some go up, and some come down. We must ascend. From Accordion Crimes by Annie Proulx Let me tell you one of my favorite pastimes: On one of my strolls through a bookstore I found the book: “Stair Walks in San Francisco”, by Adah Bakalinsky. She describes 27 stair walks

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back pain relief San Francisco CA Jun28th 2016

Why Physical Therapists Use Pilates as a Tool

If you ever go to the gym or fitness studio, you may be familiar with Pilates. It is a fitness system that is used to strengthen the core through a controlled workout. Pilates has become a popular choice in exercise and a vital tool in physical therapy. I use Pilates in my clinic because it

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Muscle Tightness San Francisco, CA Jun21st 2016

Let’s talk about: Muscle Tightness

Do you ever think you need to stretch more because your muscles feel tight? Or, have you ever wanted to increase your flexibility even though you could easily touch the floor leaning forward? Have you ever felt that it is suddenly hard to reach your feet to do your nails, but otherwise your muscles feel

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craniosacral therapy San Fransisco CA Jun8th 2016

CranioSacral Therapy in Big Sur

“It is said when the Eagle and the Condor share the same sky the world will come more into balance,” Daniel Bianchetta Last week I had the pleasure of assistant teaching at a CranioSacral Seminar with the Upledger Institute at Esalen in Big Sur. And I must say, Esalen, the Center for Theory and Research, is a really

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ergonomic training San Francisco CA Jun1st 2016

Ergonomics

Here’s a fundamental truth – the way you sit, stand, and move at work and at home has a huge influence on the muscular skeletal system. We all fall victim to bad posture, and especially at work. Neck pain, back pain, headaches, eye strains, we’ve all experienced it. But not very many people take an

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kinesio taping San Francisco CA May25th 2016

Kinesio Tape is Therapy Magic!

Have you ever wondered what the tape is your physical therapist uses to tape the surface of your injury? The one that comes in many different colors and is either applied as a thick band or as octopus legs spread out over the problem area? Well, that tape is called Kinesio Tape and it is

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manual therapy Francisco CA Apr2nd 2016

Cervical Radiculopathy

It’s not everyday that you wake up feeling completely free of stress and pain. Unless you took the opportunity to completely rest during our recent three-day weekend, it’s very likely that you’re feeling the after effects of being active! It’s not everyday that you wake up feeling completely stress free! However, being active has been

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urinary incontinence San Francisco CA Apr2nd 2016

Urinary Incontinence

Do you always have to go? Not just ‘go’, but really have to go? Is it nearly impossible for you to hold it in? Have you ever had to run for the bathroom, all the while scared you won’t make it? Do you find yourself heading for the toilet multiple times a day? Does it

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