Further building upon the foundation from our last articles on foot/ankle and knee health, we continue moving up the kinetic chain to examine the hip. Although the hip is a source of much chronic pain and injury we must recognize that it can be at the mercy of the highly mobile foot/ankle below and spine above. For simplicity we will keep with our examination of hip issues independently, however it’s important to keep in mind hip pain can have origins below and above. [Read more…] about Introduction to Hip Health
Building upon the foundation (pun intended) from our last article on foot/ankle health, we continue moving up the kinetic chain to examine the knee. Although the knee is a source of much chronic pain and injury we must recognize that for the most part it is at the mercy of the highly mobile foot/ankle below and hip above. For simplicity we will keep with our examination of knee issues independently, however it’s important to keep in mind knee pain usually has origins below and above. [Read more…] about Introduction to knee health
The foot and ankle is a complex joint capable of handling tremendous stress and possessing the ability to compensate to a wide variety of unpredictable forces. However for many of us our feet and ankles have become underdeveloped as a result of our lifestyle and now present with a diminished capacity to function. This dysfunction is the result of an imbalanced relationship between several of the major muscle groups. Bringing this group back into harmony creates a high functioning foot and ankle capable of carrying you through the racing season injury and pain free.
Continuing education is one of the pillars of Hybrid Health. All practitioners who have been involved with the organization over the years have shared the qualities of intrigue, wonder, and drive. Justin is no different and this drive has continually pushed him to improve and grow as a care provider.
Over the years Justin Kobbe Solace has furthered his education through studying massage, nutrition and exercise technique, theory, and application. Each topic has deepened his understanding of the complex human body, allowing him to provide a higher quality service to the clients he serves.
Justin has now begun the process of achieving his Masters in Kinesiology through Boise State University. This educational process will immerse him in exercise physiology, nutrition, movement, biology, ergonomics and rehabilitation models. He’s extremely excited to take this new found knowledge to the clients of Hybrid Health and continue to raise the bar in treating chronic pain and injury.
Fascia is a collagenous connective tissue that permeates the entire body. It encapsulates your muscles, nerves, blood vessels, viscera and bones. It can be found superficially in the skin all the way down to the space between each and every cell. [Read more…] about Introduction to Fascia