Health and Wellness

Mindfulness & Health

Mindfulness & Health

Feeling that post-holiday stress?

The holiday season can bring strong emotions, reduced energy and general stress for many of us. It's helpful to Recognize stressors, so that we can Respond instead of Reacting. When you recognize that you are feeling stressed, you can use mindfulness practices to calm and reset the nervous system.

Starting in January, come see Westcoast SCI Therapists for one-on-one and small group sessions on Mindfulness, Pilates, and Yoga.

Importance of overhead mobility for weightlifting and throwing sports

Importance of overhead mobility for weightlifting and throwing sports

If you play and throwing sports or lift weights overhead shoulder mobility is extremely important. Check out this post on some tips for how to improve overhead shoulder mobility and why it is important.

What is Text Neck?

What is Text Neck?

Text neck, is an overuse injury caused by repetitively looking down at a cellphone or other device, that places excessive strain on the neck. Read more below to learn how this often the cause of neck, shoulder and upper back pain and how you can correct it.

Importance of Thoracic (Upper Back) Mobility for Office Workers

Importance of Thoracic (Upper Back) Mobility for Office Workers

A lack of thoracic (upper back) mobility can lead to neck, low back and shoulder pain, especially in office workers with sedentary jobs. Check out this article to learn more about why thoracic mobility is important and how to improve it.

What is a herniated disc?

What is a herniated disc?

Many people who receive the diagnosis of a herniated disk worry how it will effect their ability to exercise or remain active. In the article below we will discuss what exactly is a herniated disk, what are the treatment options and how you can best remain active with a herniated disk.