14 Mar

Sitting may be causing your back pain


How many hours a day do you sit?  Chances are if you added it up you’d be shocked.  The average American sits for 10-15 hours a day.  YIKES!!

Take a look at this new 1 – minute video to see how sitting actually changes the length of your muscles.  Since…

02 Mar

What To Do With an Idea

How do you react when you know you have a great idea and then something gets in the way?  You tried, you think you failed, you conclude that it’s just not possible.  In reality, our limitations are most often self imposed.

This morning I got out of the shower and…

17 Nov

When Nothing Goes Right…..Go Left

I moved to Williamstown just over a year ago with my two daughters.  They are bright and fun.  Full of life.  Williamstown is  filled with academics, entrepreneurs, artists and genuinely fascinating people. The landscape of the Berkshires and these people drew me here like a bear to honey. I wanted…

04 Oct

Stagnation: Shedding Light on Disease & Dysfunction, Part I

I am a nut about the type of movement that stimulates not only the musculoskeletal system, but also the nervous system.  That is the crucial element that many of us are missing throughout the day.  As a Physical Therapist and movement specialist, when I start talking about the need…

18 Aug

The whispers of muscle and joint pain

 Learning to listen to the whispers of muscle and joint pain

Do you know anyone over 40 who hasn’t noticed a significant change in their body’s ability to bounce back?  Whether it’s from a glass of wine too many the night before, a new workout, long hours in the garden,…

18 Aug

Anatomy in Motion

“My hamstrings have always been tight.”

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard this since I graduated from PT school in 1995, I would be writing while sipping a mojito on my private island.

Some people tell me that they stretch them every day to no avail.  Some…