• Scoliosis

    Everyone has probably heard of the term scoliosis before. Most people also realize that it has something to do with the curves in your spine. But why is it important? And what can you do about it? Scoliosis refers to an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine. The spine may have either a C-shaped or […]

  • A fixated first rib

    Our previous blog described symptoms associated with a classic rib dysfuction, what some might call ‘popping out a rib’. Although most people may suspect a rib is involved when there is pain in the upper-mid back, possibly with some shooting pain into the chest, there is another condition involving the first rib that often goes […]

  • Can you really ‘pop’ a rib?

    Let’s get some basics rib anatomy out of the way first… Most humans have 12 ribs on each side. The ribs connect to the breastbone (sternum) in the front, and the spine in the back. The first 7 ribs attach directly to the breastbone, ribs 8-10 attach via cartilage, and ribs 11-12 ‘float’, meaning they […]

  • What’s that bright stretchy tape?

    You have probably seen athletes, in the Olympics and elsewhere, sporting tape on their bodies. The tape is often bright colored, and seems to come in all sorts of size and shapes. So what it is? Kinesiotape! It has become quite popular, and two good reasons for that are: It’s comfortable It works! Kinesiotape is […]

  • Mom and Baby Yoga

    Kinnect Studio is offering Mom and Baby yoga classes, Thursday mornings at 11:00 am starting April 6th, 2017. If you have been considering signing up, but you are unsure if these classes are right from you, here are some reasons to join: Meet with other new moms Bonding time with Baby Exercise that is safe […]

  • 3 Little-Known Benefits of Yoga for Children

    Yoga for children is a fun way for kids to learn the basics of yoga poses, breathing exercises and meditation. The poses are designed to strengthen and stretch the body, with benefits that are commonly talked about (increased strength, increased flexibility, lower stress etc). Beyond the well-known benefits of yoga, here are 3 additional benefits your child […]

  • 4 steps to better posture

    Posture Awareness When sitting at your desk, can your shoulders relax down when your hands are on the keyboard? Is your car seat close enough to the gas pedal so you are not reaching? When texting someone, do you hold the phone at eye level? You can only consciously change your behavior (posture) when you […]