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What is Rolfing- Interview with Yasuko Kawamura

Recently I had the pleasure of being interviewed by the inestimable Yasuko Kawamura of http://www.couplesmassageorangecounty.com. We had a great time! Subscribe to Yasuko’s YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJ195XiSW3c&t=196s Transcript below: “This week I am with Manny Aragon. He is an expert in Rolfing and Structural Integration. I wanted to learn more about Rolfing. That’s why I…

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How To Fix IT Band Syndrome With A Foam Roller Part 2 of 2

(0:00) In part two of this short series, I’m going to show you how to, (0:03) now, strengthen the opposing muscle – one method. (0:06) There are many methods for strengthening the opposing muscle group from the (0:10) iliotibial band. In this case, we’re going to look at the (0:14) ADDuctor – the adductor group…

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How To Fix IT Band Syndrome With A Foam Roller Part 1 of 2

(0:00) I get a lot of questions about use of the foam roller (0:03) and helping to alleviate pain caused by (0:07) Iliotibial Band Syndrome and other uses, but (0:10) today we’re going to cover its use for (0:13) Iliotibial Band Syndrome. A lot of people use foam rollers (0:19) and get relief from them,…

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How To Stop Ankle Pain With Rebalancing Exercise

(0:00) Here’s a really straightforward strengthening and (0:04) rebalancing exercise for people who are experiencing pain in the ankle, on the (0:09) outside of the ankle from running. This (0:14) will sometimes take care of the pain immediately. Usually, it’s more effective (0:18) in the long-term. They are two different ways to do it. (0:23)…

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How To Stop Front Knee Pain With Calf Stretch

(0:00) This is a great easy and exercise to do (0:04) to help remove pain from your knee when you have pain in the front (0:07) side of your knee. This may also work for pain on the inside and the outside (0:12) of the knee, but more in the front region of the knee…

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How To Stop Knee and Low Back Pain For Runners, Cyclists, and Triathletes

(0:00) This is a great exercise. A very simple exercise (0:03) for pain in the knee that’s (0:07) to the outside or the inside of the knee and also for lower back pain. (0:12) It’s great for cyclists and for runners (0:16) or triathletes. I’m a triathlete and (0:19) this has been really successful for me and for many of my clients as well…

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How To Stop Knee, Hip, and Back Pain and Tightness

(0:00) For knee pain – this is another exercise for knee pain. (0:03) Often times, I’ve already mentioned in another video that, with (0:07) knee pain, front of the knee pain, inevitably (0:10) the calf is incredibly tight usually (0:13) either from inactivity, complete activity and the (0:17) tissue is very hard and inelastic, or (0:20) from just over muscularization,…

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How To Stop Back Pain With The Bird Dog Exercise

(0:00) This is another great exercise for (0:03) knee pain, mid-back pain, and (0:06) sometimes hip pain depending on the problem. I’m basically doing (0:13) I think what’s called like a bird dog or a leg extension, a very straightforward exercise. (0:18) I’m going to do it in a particular way. (0:22) I’ll go ahead and turn sideways…

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Release Hips and Low Back Exercise

(0:00) Now I have a really easy and simple exercise. It’s very similar to another one that I showed earlier. (0:05) This one is actually for, (0:09) again, lower back pain and (0:12) tightness or pain in the hips or imbalance in the hips. (0:15) So if you’ve got some kind of higher hip or structural…

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How To Stop Back Pain Fast

(0:00) This is a very simple and straightforward exercise that (0:04) you can do for when you’re experiencing middle and upper back (0:09) compaction and pain either after a hard day at the office (0:14) or after a hard day in the saddle if you’re riding a bike (0:18) being in the aerobars. I’m a triathlete so (0:22) triathlon training can be, you know,…

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