Have you jumped on the bandwagon of dry brushing? I see ladies talking about dry brushing as if it's the new miracle treatment, and as a physical therapist, I just don't understood the hype. Sure it feels good to be brushed. Ever since I was a little girl, I'd jump out of the shower, wrap in a towel, and run to my mom. Well beyond the age when I could dry myself and comb my hair, I cherished this time together. I wanted my mom to brush my hair, all the way down to my waist, even though my hair stopped at my shoulders. I believe the real benefit of dry brushing comes from the act of self CARE, self LOVE, and self-TOUCH. The stimulation of touch receptors lights up our nervous system, making us feel good, relax, and think happy thoughts. (like thoughts of my Mom brushing my hair). But does it really do all these other things (like detox, drain lymphatics and decrease cellulite) that the social media health gurus claim?
Scars are not confined to our skin, but tissues far below the skin can scar, too. Any tissue, whether it’s bone, muscle, or even the heart will show evidence of scar tissue following cellular damage. Scarring is part of the normal biological process in response to wounded tissue, anywhere in the body. Formed of collagen and fibroblasts, the size and composition of the scar depends on the type and amount of tissue destroyed by disease, injury, or surgery. It’s a natural part of the healing process to replace damaged cells,
Fit Fascia Solutions is bringing our hands-on learning to beautiful Cosa Rica. Here are the learning objectives for our 5 night, 6 day educational and fun retreat. With pineapple smoothie in hand, we're bringing you the current research on the structure and function of the fascial system, why it’s been named the largest organ of the body, and why everybody is talking about it. Participants will be able to identify possible causes of fascial dysfunction, and learn ways to safely address them. You'll leave with confidence and understanding of a variety