What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome?

Patellofemoral pain syndrome, or PFPS, is a common problem for many people. PFPS is a syndrome that is described as pain felt in the knee. It often originates from the interaction of the femur (thigh bone) against the patella (kneecap). There is often too much of a...

Understanding Lower Back Pain

What causes low back pain? If there isn’t any existing trauma or pathology, most back problems originate from years of inefficient posture. When the body is held in positions where too much tension is generated across specific joints and tissues, these areas wear...

Pilates for Sacroiliac Issues

PILATES FOR SACROILIAC JOINT ISSUES Pilates is an ideal solution to help rehabilitate the problematic sacroiliac (SIJ) joint. The SIJ is the joint that connects the sacrum with the left and right iliac bones. Although still up for debate, it is believed that there is...

The Piriformis Problem

The piriformis is a muscle that causes a problem for many people.  Besides stretching this muscle, it is important to address someone’s posture and the muscular imbalances that may be leading to this persistent piriformis pain. What is Piriformis Syndrome? A...

Stretching With Intention

Although there are many different ways to stretch a muscle, becoming more aware of what you are stretching and how you are stretching can be a much more effective way to use your time. A muscle will experience a great stretch, and therefore increased length, when it...