174 Pain isn’t (always) Structural

174 Pain isn’t (always) Structural

Just because you have an MRI that says something is torn or bulging does not mean you have to have pain. Seems unbelievable, right? But what if I told you that there are multiple research studies that have compared low back MRIs of people with and without pain and...
173 Hydration

173 Hydration

Welcome to summer. You’re hot. You’re sweating. You drink some water. But you wake up the next day with a headache…are you dehydrated? And is 8 glasses a day really the fix? In today’s episode, we’re diving into the deep end with all things hydration. Which means I’ll...
172 Labral Tears

172 Labral Tears

Do you have a labral tear? They’re one of those scary diagnoses that usually make you think of surgery and a super long healing time. But actually understanding what a labral tear is… that’s not normally a conversation your ortho has time for. And when you consider...
171  Sciatica with Dr. Ashley Mak

171 Sciatica with Dr. Ashley Mak

Back pain sucks – but not all back pain is sciatica. I’m joined by physical therapist, Dr. Ashley Mak, who is sharing his best tools for sciatic pain relief and prevention. As a true body nerd, he believes that you can live pain-free without the use of surgery...
170 What is Hypermobility?

170 What is Hypermobility?

Being hypermobile usually puts you in one of two camps: you are incredibly bendy, excel at yoga and other stretchy things, and hardly ever feel the pull of a stretch everyone else complains about OR your body is super tight (and often painful) in some places because...
169 Gut Massage and Lymphatic Drainage

169 Gut Massage and Lymphatic Drainage

When was the last time you massaged your guts? And if you’re thinking that sounds ridiculous – I agree. The first time I learned about abdominal massage during a yoga training, it seemed absolutely bizarre. But after committing to rolling out my stomach every...
167 Scar Tissue

167 Scar Tissue

Scar tissue is pretty cool when you think about it. Your body has a built-in mechanism to repair and stitch itself back together after injury (or surgery). But scar tissue isn’t anything like regular tissue. And that difference (and stiffness!) can be related to why...
165 Foot Pain with Holly Middleton

165 Foot Pain with Holly Middleton

Foot pain is about more than just your feet. From flat feet, plantar fasciitis, heel pain, and more – the focus is often right where it hurts. But if you’ve been here for a while you know that where it hurts is not the issue! On today’s episode, I’m joined by...

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