Do It Hard or Do It Easy: How to take your shirt off when you have a limited range of motion

When we’ve always done something in a certain way, it never occurs to us there may be other options that are easier and perhaps even more efficient. Last week one of my clients complained she was having difficulty taking off her sweater and she now needs her caregiver to help her. When I asked her … Continue reading Do It Hard or Do It Easy: How to take your shirt off when you have a limited range of motion

If You Can’t Bend Your Knees You’re Hooped

Our knee joints are among the most important joints of the body. If you can’t bend your knees or have difficulty bending your knees it precludes participation in almost every activity available to us humans. Winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, curling, ice skating and skiing all require soft knees. To walk safely on ice … Continue reading If You Can’t Bend Your Knees You’re Hooped

How to Lift a Heavy Bag Without Straining Your Shoulder Using the Feldenkrais Method ®

Do you strain your shoulder when you lift heavy bags and suitcases?  Travelling is no longer a seasonal activity. People are moving around more and more and in so doing have to lug heavy bags and suitcases on a regular basis. Most suitcases and many bags have wheels so we don’t have to lift and … Continue reading How to Lift a Heavy Bag Without Straining Your Shoulder Using the Feldenkrais Method ®

Walking Down Stairs in Comfort—Swing Your Hips and Save Your Knees

With gravity on your side you’d think it would be easier to walk down stairs than up but that’s not the case. When descending the stairs you may be one of many people who experience intense discomfort including “jittery” knees and pain along the outside of the lower legs. Whether your discomfort is cause by … Continue reading Walking Down Stairs in Comfort—Swing Your Hips and Save Your Knees