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Post-Op Lumpectomy Recovery: Telling My Story as a PT, Part 2

Post-Op Lumpectomy Recovery: Telling My Story as a PT, Part 2

This is part 2 in telling my story of post-op recovery after a breast cancer scare and subsequent surgery. If you missed it, get part 1 here. Day 10 Post-Op Recovery Today is hard. I want to cry but it just makes the new incision hurt.  Glennon Doyle’s famous quote...

Lumpectomy Recovery: Telling My Story as a PT

Lumpectomy Recovery: Telling My Story as a PT

Day 0: Post-Op Lumpectomy Recovery One thing I have learned through the years about adversity is this: Sharing our struggles can encourage and help others.  So I'm sharing something I haven't shared with anyone yet: I'm working my way through lumpectomy recovery....

Pose of the Week: Half & Full Lotus Pose

Pose of the Week: Half & Full Lotus Pose

Question:  What is happening to the knee and hip in half and full lotus pose?  Answer:  This is a GREAT question! I've seen this pose hurt many people - and my mission as a therapist is to help people heal - and avoid getting hurt, especially in yoga. So my answer is...

Pose of the Week: Lateral Child’s Pose (Resting Side Bend)

Pose of the Week: Lateral Child’s Pose (Resting Side Bend)

This week's Pose of the Week is Lateral Child's Pose - or Resting Side Bend. Question: How can lateral child’s pose improve pelvic and hip happiness?  Answer: This is an amazing pose for MANY reasons. But in today's video I am going to focus in on why it is good for...

Pose of the Week – Child’s Pose

Pose of the Week – Child’s Pose

Question How do I make child’s pose comfortable (and safer) for hip or shoulder pinching or impingement? Answer First, let me lay out a few helpful hints first.  If you are a teacher or therapist and want to learn how to use child’s pose diagnostically and...

Pose of the Week: Revolved Triangle

Pose of the Week: Revolved Triangle

Before we dig into this week’s Pose of the Week, don’t miss these posts: Warrior IWarrior IITriangle If you want to make a request for a pose to be covered, email my office or leave a comment at the bottom of this post.    The question: What are the...

Pose of the Week – Triangle

Pose of the Week – Triangle

Before we dig into this week's Pose of the Week, don't miss these posts: Pose of the Week – Warrior IPose of the Week – Warrior II If you want to make a request for a pose to be covered, email my office or leave a comment at the bottom of this post.    The...

Pose of the Week – Warrior I

Pose of the Week – Warrior I

What is going on in Warrior I pose? The requests have flooded in after last week's #poseoftheweek post! Thank you for your curiosity and support! I am making a list of poses as they come in, so just know these poses are in no particular order. Watch them in any order...

Pose of the Week – Warrior II

Pose of the Week – Warrior II

What is happening in the hip in Warrior II? I get LOTS of questions on yoga posture alignment.  I want to kick off this #new #series #poseoftheweek by tackling a question sent to me today by a yoga teacher training student.  The question: What is the hip...

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