If you’ve ever had problems with your knee, hip, lower back, calf or achilles, chances are you have some unresolved tightness in your TFL.

As you can see, the ITB has upper attachments to both the gluteals and the TFL.  Any dysfucntion/weakness in the glutes means that the TFL needs to work proportionally harder.  Gluteal inhibition is common - especially if you spend a lot of time sitting.

Knee problems can be very frustrating. In fact, a painful knee can prevent you from enjoying your favorite things, such as walking, playing golf, exercising, or gardening. There are many instances where knee pain can even interfere with a good nights sleep. To make matters worse many common knee conditions are slow to respond to traditional types of care, often creating further disappointment and aggravation.

 

Herbs and spices offer variety of nutrients we need.  But cooking with essential oils actually helps to make cooking much easier and more flavorful. Instead of spending time chopping and slicing and preparing, just adding one or two drops of essential oils you can make your food yummy and healthy without any artificial flavoring ingredient.

Long time ago Socrates compared healthy feet with quality of life when he famously said, "When one's feet hurt, one hurts all over." His observation sounds  true even nowadays.

Your feet are complex structures. In the process of supporting your body and keeping you moving, they might cause pain in other parts of your body, including your lower back.

The Western school of massage therapy is constituted of three equally important branches: preventive massage therapy or Therapeutic Massage (TM), Medical Massage (MM) therapy, and Sports Massage (SM). We will concentrate on the first two. The preventive role of massage therapy is a critical component in the maintenance of our health. The major medical benefit of regular stress-reducing massage sessions is a balance between the activity of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems which control the basic functions of our body.

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