Muscle Components

Muscle Components

Muscle tissue consists of two main components, the first is contractile, capable of producing force. The second is non contractile, capable of transmitting force. Both tissues work together under loading stress, however they adapt at different rates. Contractile...
Seated Posture

Seated Posture

Current technological advancements have created screen based work and social environments that encourage seated postures. This opposes past generations of industrial workers that relied upon standing and walking. Comparing past to present, overall movement volumes...
Myofascial Influences and Joint Mobility

Myofascial Influences and Joint Mobility

I jumped at the opportunity to work with local Rolfer Beth Berkely and her student Andrea Sutcliffe in Goffstown NH. Beth’s knowledge, experience, and vision is incredible and over the next ten weeks my goals where clear. This was my chance to learn about myofascial...
Connective Tissue

Connective Tissue

Connective tissue weaves throughout the body supporting the nervous, muscular, skeletal, and cardiovascular systems. This connective network creates boundaries, protects organs, insulates, and allows substance transportation. However, when connective tissues bind up...