Scar Tissue. Adhesion. Fibrosis. “Knots”. Different words for the same concept of the dense, fibrous tissues that can form in our muscles and soft tissues

Formed by a tearing or crushing injury to a muscle, tendon or ligament, the body creates scar tissue to “glue” the torn pieces together. A necessary part of the body’s healing mechanism. Although more commonly formed by not receiving enough oxygen to the soft tissue (Hypoxia). Things like poor posture, athletic pursuits, repeated use and…

How I Heal with Pilates

The other day, someone was telling me about some debilitating pain she was experiencing. I asked her if she ever tried Pilates. Honestly…her reaction surprised me. Or should I say her non-reaction. She glazed over what I said as if I was talking about microeconomics. I kept talking (maybe slightly annoying, I know) but the…