Rehabilitate Your Back After Injury

Published September 29th, 2014 in Blog

Flexibility is important for everyone, but especially for rehabilitation after a back injury. Approximately 8 out of 10 people will experience the symptoms of back pain at least one time in their life. It used to be that bed rest was recommended after a back injury.  But now, the most recommended treatments include gentle stretching and […]

Why Do We Stretch?

Published August 28th, 2014 in Blog

Animals do it and so do humans. What do we have in common? Stretching! What is stretching? Stretching is the deliberate lengthening of muscles in order to increase muscle flexibility and joint range of motion. What happens if we don’t stretch? As you age, your muscles tighten and range of motion in the joints can […]

7 Tips for Preventing Back Pain

Published August 28th, 2014 in Blog

Chronic pain affects more than 100 million Americans, a quarter of whom suffer from chronic lower back pain. If you experience serious back pain, even occasionally, you are not alone. We spend about $600 billion a year in treatment and lost productivity costs from these often mysterious ailments, according to a recent report from the Institute […]

A History of the Body Archer

Published August 13th, 2014 in Blog

About twenty years ago a friend of mine, Londi Palmisano, a certified massage therapist, was trying to come up with some sort of device that would work really well for stretching the back and other muscles of the upper body. I think she had a moment of genius when she sat down and sketched a […]