Get to Know Marisa VanDyke

An Interview with Anchorage Advice Givers

Partnership and collaboration are my themes for this year. In an effort to take an active role in building my business and helping others, I joined the Anchorage chapter of Entrepreneur Networking Group (ENG). It has been a wonderful opportunity to share and learn from others while pushing myself to get things done. This month I completed a Skype interview with Kris Bohman, leader of ENG Anchorage...Read More

Essential Part of Your Training Plan

Myofascial Release helped Mike Ford's recovery from the Alaska Men's Run

Every good physical training program includes a work portion and a recovery portion. Recovery does not entail camping out on a lounge chair for days eating pizza, but instead, focusing on pain relief, mobility, and stability of the body in less strenuous ways. The gentle nature of myofascial release positions this manual therapy as the perfect compliment to a post-race recovery program... Read More

Understanding Fascia

The ever-changing 3-d web that gives structure to the human body

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Relieving Pain & Muscle Soreness

Myofascial Release: the manual therapy you haven't heard of yet

Myofascial Release is a safe and effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the body's Myofascial (connective tissue) restrictions in order to eliminate pain and restore motion. Each Myofascial Release session is performed directly on skin without oils, creams or machinery. Clients typically rest on a massage table while the therapist applies gentle pressure to restricted areas, facilitating the body's release of tension...Read More

Occupational Therapy & Prevention Services

Non-traditional roles for better client care

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