June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

Scoliosis is not just a pathology of childhood, it can also develop from poor posture, such as carrying a heavy bag on one shoulder, and trauma to the structure of our spine.

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CORTISONE INJECTIONS: HELL NO!

I think it’s time we set the record straight regarding cortisone injections for joint pain, including sciatica.

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ELDOA™ AND WHY SHOULD YOU BEING DOING IT TOO!

ELDOA™ ?

ELDOA™ is a French acronym for ——> Etirements Longitudinaux avec Decoaptation Osteo-Articulaire™

In English, Longitudinal Osteoarticular Decoaptation Stretches (LOADS)

ELDOA™ postures are precise self-normalizing exercises that create healthy tension on the fascial line to decompress articulations (joints) in the body. Most ELDOAs focus on the spine, strengthening muscles along the back body and stretching tight or constricted fascia to create a normalizing effect amongst tissues surrounding the central nervous system.

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The Foam Roller: DON’T DO IT!

It’s time to talk a FOAM ROLLER…

I’ve had many discussions regarding the foam roller and Dr Guy Voyer finally clarified!🤯

So, without further ado, I will present the FACTS, NOT MY OPINION, regarding BASIC PHYSIOLOGY of our connective tissue!

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HOT YOGA: Dilates Capillaries More Effectively Removing Waste Products

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Bikram’s last and final claim is that hot yoga “dilates capillaries more effectively, oxygenating tissues, muscles, glands, organs and increasing the removal of waste products.

Due to risk of sounding redundant I am going to refer you to the following blog posts:

HOT YOGA: Detoxifies the Body
HOT YOGA: Thins Your Blood to Clear the Circulatory System
HOT YOGA: Improves Muscular Strength

The truth:  Yes, capillaries do dilate with heat. 

Does the dilation of capillaries due to extreme heat during a hot yoga class increase the removal of waste products: NO.

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