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Battling for your Mind

These are currently tough times with Coronavirus implications and life will present other trials along our lifes’ journeys too. Please watch a special free segment from Dr. Shallyn on “Battling for your Mind” at http://www.perfectfitwc.com/on-line-classes.html, library password “member”, miscellaneous classes.  Posted below are close ups of the visuals I presented…

Rotator Cuff Management

Shallyn’s Physical Therapy and Wellness Services recently had a neck and shoulder workshop and we touched on rotator cuff management during this free 1 hour informational session for the community. With a known tear, it can be very beneficial to work the muscle in the opposite direction.  Since the rotator…

Tai Chi for Neck and Shoulder

The cool thing about being a Rehabilitative (Physical Therapist) Tai Chi instructor is all of these moves can be modified to meet you where you are physically at — lying down, sitting, standing, stepping, walking.  Tai Chi is meant to be practiced in the “yellow-zone” — challenging to you, but…

Resistance to Healing

Ever wonder why you have tried and tried to break a habit that you know is just unhealthy for you and you just can’t do it?  Ever wonder why you have tried “every treatment out there” to heal your pain and nothing has worked?  You’re not alone. Do you find yourself evaluating…

Tai Chi Brush Knee Walking

Key Muscle Activation during Brush Knee includes: thoracic and lumbar rotators, deltoid muscle, rotator cuff, and obliques.  Balance and Coordination Benefits include: postural control, anterior/lateral/diagonal patterns, gait weight shift, midline crossing movement, dynamic stability, single leg balance, step accuracy, center of gravity transfer, and rhythmic motor control.

Parting the Wild Horse’s Mane Walking

Key Muscle Activation during Parting the Wild Horse’s Mane includes: thoracic and lumbar rotators, deltoid muscle, and obliques.  Balance and Coordination Benefits include: postural control, anterior/lateral/diagonal planes, gait weight shift, midline crossing movement, dynamic stability, single leg balance, step accuracy, center of gravity transfer, and rhythmic motor control.

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