The “pec minor” controls the position of your shoulders; an activated, contracted pec muscle lifts the shoulder blades, and rounds the shoulders and upper back. This is useful for stabilizing the shoulders when, for example, carrying heavy things in front of your body, but can cause problems if the muscle becomes chronically shortened.Read More
Lymphedema is an accumulation of protein-rich swelling in the tissues of the limbs and/or trunk. This swelling can result in limb disability. This disease is a result of a lymphatic system that is either faulty or damaged.Read More
The most commonly used excuse for not warming up before working out is usually “I’m warm already.” Even in these hot summer months, priming your heart, lungs, muscles and brain (yes, it too can benefit from warming up) for activity is necessary and very beneficial.Read More
What is Cupping Massage? How does it work? What does it do? Is Cupping Massage just for athletes? Why do you get marks from cupping? Find out the answers….Read More
It's finally summer! Exercising outside increases exponentially during the summer months because of great weather and various sports leagues starting. Here are a few ways to play safe this summer…Read More
Susan Watling talks about how, as Medical Director at Align, her primary focus is on the quality of patient care at the Studio.
Performance and productivity are high on our list of how to live life as we focus on appreciating the joy and prosperity of each day. What happens when injury and pain enter into our day? Where do you go to navigate the maze of “get better”.