Femoral Version: Why It Matters on (& Off) the Yoga Mat Let's talk hip health in yoga postures. Specifically, let's discuss femoral version. Femoral version is a term that has been around for decades, but the utility of it really wasn't relevant, or so we thought, until the advent of better diagnostic technology that allowed the scientific community to develop measures to prevent premature … [Read more...] about Femoral Version in the Hip: Yes, It Matters On (& Off) the Yoga Mat
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If you haven't been following the entire series, get it here: Post 1: Day 1 Post-Op Recovery Post 2: Day 2 Post-Op Recovery Post 3: Days 4-5 Post-Op Recovery Post 4: Day 6 HLI Rehab Post 5: Day 7 HLI Rehab: Mantras and Edema Management Post 6: Day 10 Slow & Steady: The Yoga of Hip Labral Rehab Post 7: Days 11-19: A Turning Point Hip Preservation Post-Op Post 8: Days … [Read more...] about Day 35, Week 5 – Tough Tissue a Great Teacher
Global Maternal Health Crisis: What Physical Therapy Can Do for Postpartum Mothers World Congress on Physical Therapy 2017: Dr. Ginger Garner presents Global Maternal Health Crisis: Delivering a Biopsychosocial Model of Care involving Women’s Health Physiotherapy in the Postpartum Period On July 2 I had the honor of presenting our research on the global maternal health crisis and what physical … [Read more...] about Global Maternal Health Crisis: What Physical Therapy Can Do for Postpartum Mothers
What Mothers Want You to Know: Busting 5 Myths about New Moms’ Health Becoming a mother through giving birth is a miracle – a transformative, profound rite of passage that can be a defining moment of a woman’s life. There is life before children – and then life after children, punctuated by a plethora of changes - physically, emotionally, socially, professionally, energetically, spiritually, … [Read more...] about What Mothers Want You to Know: Busting 5 Myths about New Moms’ Health
Hip Arthroscopy Rehab: The First Month Post-Op Acetabular labral tears are reported to be a major cause of hip dysfunction in young to middle-age patients and a primary precursor to hip osteoarthritis. The management of hip injuries in the athletic population “…has rapidly evolved over the past decade with our improved understanding of mechanical hip pathology.” (Lynch et al., 2013) Medical and … [Read more...] about Hip Arthroscopy Rehab: The First Month Post-Op
'Words Of Wisdom' or W.O.W. Chats are a series of brief candid conversations with Shelly Prosko and a variety of guests that she respects, admires and loves. The first guest guest is Dr. Ginger Garner, founder and director of the Professional Therapy Institute and a dear friend. Shelly asks Ginger if there is one piece of advice that she would give people, what would it be. Shelly questions the … [Read more...] about W.O.W. Chat: Shelly Prosko interviews Dr. Ginger Garner
Yogic Breath Practice for Women's Health Feel busy? Overwhelmed? Like you need more hours in the day? This post, a Yogic Breath Practice for Women's Health, is for you! Women, let's face it, we need more than 24 hours in a day to accomplish all that is expected of us. We manage the majority of households in the US, perform the overwhelming majority of all house related tasks and work, and oh … [Read more...] about Yogic Breath Practice for Women’s Health
Hip Preservation, Not Hip Openers In my previous post “Hip Openers” in Yoga? Please, Stop the Madness., I discussed the importance of asana evolution. My book, Medical Therapeutic Yoga, is step 1 in Asana Evolution, with its dedication to preventing and treating injury, which includes injuries that arise from sketchy yoga posture practice. Using the phrase “hip opener” is not helping stave … [Read more...] about If Not Hip Openers, then What?
Earth (Day) is Our Common Ground Science & Compassion Converge to Save a Life April 22 is Earth Day, and in 2017, it is also March for Science day in Washington D.C. This day is enormously important to me because it is also the same day that my son's life was saved - because of science. Michael’s Surgery Day was April 22, 2008. The day I learned the ultimate lesson on love's depth … [Read more...] about Earth is Our Common Ground
Yoga During & After Pregnancy Benefits Mom & Baby, Research Shows The number of Americans practicing yoga is at an all time high. In a recent national health survey "approximately 21 million Americans were noted to practice yoga during the past year" 1. The reasons people cited for participating in yoga were increasing energy, enhancing immune function, and health and disease prevention … [Read more...] about Yoga During & After Pregnancy Benefits Mom & Baby, Research Shows