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Alignment Insights By Carol Robbins

Weird and Unusual Cast Facts

There are few things I recall from wearing a cast 17 years ago when I broke a small bone in the Left foot. The thing that remained with me the most was how wearing a walking boot made my hips unlevel and my back hurt! OH the things I get to look forward to! This time, I was unprepared but very in Continue Reading...

My Relationship with Pain

Remember that saying "No pain, no gain?" that was touted in the heyday of the fitness gym where it was suggested if your workouts didn't result in pain, you weren't trying hard enough and wouldn't benefit as much as you could? There were similar thoughts in the massage and Rolfing worlds, where Continue Reading...

Broken Ankle! (or Here We Go Again)

So most of you know by now, on July 19 during a MovNat class, I took a wrong step and ended up breaking my tibia in two places, and fibula in one (called a tri-malleolar fracture) and dislocated my talus (the upper most bone in the foot which fits snugly between the two aforementioned bones). Ju Continue Reading...

A-Sailing We Will Go

Restorative Exercise for Sailors I recently went sailing on my husband’s boat and realized two things; I get seasick and sailing is hard. I’ve given my husband a fair share of ribbing for taking on a sport that you can do sitting down whilst drinking a beer, but the truth is, you need to Continue Reading...

Asymmetries

Asymmetries - do you got 'em? Do you need to fix 'em? If so, how? The answer to the first question is yes. You are born asymmetrical, your organs are not centered, you have one foot bigger than the other (and maybe one hand). Your face is asymmetrical, maybe your nose is crooked and you have eyes Continue Reading...