January 11, 2019

Have you ever wondered why it's generally more difficult to balance on a single leg when holding a weight on the opposite side of your body? Or have you experienced right-sided low back pain when standing on your left leg? The answer to these issues may be related to y...

December 5, 2018

Now that we are in the aftermath of the largest earthquake event here since 1964 and the aftershocks keep coming, we are all feeling stressed and worn out. As you work to do clean up in your own home, office, or your community, take a few minutes to allow yourself to r...

November 9, 2018

Here's a new exercise for you to try, the supine hookly pull down/row with neutral grip:

 Try performing this exercise as follows:

  1. Ramp up sets: 2x12 (30 second rest in between)*

  2. Working sets: 3x12 (30 second rest in between)**

    1. Supine (on your back)...

November 2, 2018

October 10, 2018

Do stairs bother you? "Stepping up" is key!

August 14, 2018

I recently completed a continuing education course taught by the Postural Restoration Institute titled “Cervical Revolution.” Talk about an amazing course! As the title implies, the course was centered around treatment for the cervical spine; however, this was not your...

We hear it all the time, you want to work your core yet you want to avoid sit ups and crunches and hate doing long plank sessions. So what could be other effective core exercises that may actually be more beneficial and functional for you? If you have access to a few p...

Play is an integral part of life. From the time we are born to the time we grow old, there is a desire to explore and develop an understanding of the world around us. As a state, Alaska offers a unique opportunity to play on a regular basis, even into the later years.

A...