Sharing Notes On What I Learned From Hand and Wrist Pain (Ep. 4)

This post is the 4th in a series called, ‘Sharing Notes On What I Learned’. This time, I’m sharing notes on what I learned from hand and wrist pain: A few years ago, I started experiencing pain in my hands and wrists. I would immediately feel pressure in my wrists, anytime I tried to support…

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Using Yoga Straps For Shoulder Mobility and Trunk Flexibility

Our shoulders and spine can become stiff and achy for a variety of reasons: Driving, computer work, stress, athletic activities, to name a few. I started using straps to improve shoulder range of motion a couple years ago. Adding straps to my morning warm up routine has offered me wonderful results. My shoulders and spine…

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Figure 4 Variations: How To Stretch the Piriformis Muscle

The figure 4 is an excellent stretch for the buttocks and specifically the piriformis. It is also, one of the first stretches I remember being taught. The exercise called the ‘figure 4’, was first introduced to me in high school track and field practice, freshman year. A varsity team leader called out the stretch. “FIGURE…

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