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How to Open and Unlock Tight Hips

How to Open and Unlock Tight Hips | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
If you are experiencing tightness and pain in your hips, there are some simple home stretches that you can do to help alleviate the pain.
Christine Kindlin Ropers insight:

We offer a class every Friday at NOON to utilize different tools to help you learn to soften and release stressed tissue/fasciae. Register for the class or appointment

@https://roperpt.janeapp.com/

 

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We offer every Friday at noon in person class on THE HOW TO use different tools to help release these areas.Please click here to schedule for the class or an appointment with us: https://roperpt.janeapp.com/

 

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How to Open and Unlock Tight Hips

How to Open and Unlock Tight Hips | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
If you are experiencing tightness and pain in your hips, there are some simple home stretches that you can do to help alleviate the pain.
Christine Kindlin Ropers insight:

We offer a class every Friday at NOON to utilize different tools to help you learn to soften and release stressed tissue/fasciae. Register for the class or appointment

@https://roperpt.janeapp.com/

 

Christine Kindlin Roper's curator insight, September 22, 9:35 AM

We offer every Friday at noon in person class on THE HOW TO use different tools to help release these areas.Please click here to schedule for the class or an appointment with us: https://roperpt.janeapp.com/

 

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Sports Yoga and Endurance Athletes

Sports Yoga and Endurance Athletes | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Inspire Someone - Share This!by Lynne Ray (PT, PYT, CSCS) Yoga is an excellent supplement to the schedule of an endurance athlete, and one that is often overlooked. Yoga increases flexibility, builds stability and strength, all well known facts. Additionally, a regular yoga routine can also enhance mental focus, deepen breathing patterns, prevent injury, and …
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In this Roper PT blog post, Lynne Ray PT, PYT, CSCS explains how yoga is beneficial for athletes. Be sure to read to learn how yoga can benefit you. Join Lynne for her Yoga for Athletes specialty class on June 18th at 12:30 pm!

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Yoga – Benefits Beyond the Mat

Yoga – Benefits Beyond the Mat | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Yoga, an ancient practice and meditation, has become increasingly popular in today's busy society. For many people, yoga provides a retreat from their chaotic and busy lives. It helps you develop a positive body image and helps you become
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Yoga has wide reaching  benefits, which is why Roper PT offers Medical Therapeutic Yoga on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays! Sign up for classes online at MindBody, email frontdesk@roperpt.com, or call us at 980-298-6706

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Increased well-being: Another reason to try yoga

Increased well-being: Another reason to try yoga | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
The ability of yoga to help dial back both physical and mental problems is reason enough to try it. But there's more. Even at this early stage of research, a regular yoga practice appears to correlate with increased wellbeing, including bette
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There are so many reasons to try yoga! As this Harvard study explains, the benefits go beyond the physical to include increased mental well-being.

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Yoga – Benefits Beyond the Mat

Yoga – Benefits Beyond the Mat | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Yoga, an ancient practice and meditation, has become increasingly popular in today's busy society. For many people, yoga provides a retreat from their chaotic and busy lives. It helps you develop a positive body image and helps you become
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Yoga's benefits are wide reaching, which is why at Roper PT we offer yoga in combination with myofascial release! 
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Do you Feel Stuck?

Do you Feel Stuck? | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Inspire Someone - Share This!Do You Feel Stuck? By Christine Roper, MSPT, PYT Chronic pain can be so debilitating – but, does it have to be? For over 20 years as a Physical Therapist and Myofascial Release Practitioner, I have been treating patients with chronic pain who have suffered far too long because of a …
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If you feel stuck, be sure to check out this blog post by Roper PT's Christine Roper PT, MSPT. Christine explains what myofascial release is and how it can help!

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FitYogaTherapy-Integrative Physical Therapy-Yoga-Healing Movement: December 2014

FitYogaTherapy-Integrative Physical Therapy-Yoga-Healing Movement: December 2014 | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
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Written by Roper PT's Chrys Kub PT, C-NDT, C-IAYT back in 2014, this article is very relevant for anyone considering starting or restarting their yoga practice! Chrys goes over some very valuable tips and advice so you can have a wonderful and safe practice. 

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2019 Charlotte Get Your Rear in Gear: Roper Physical Therapy

2019 Charlotte Get Your Rear in Gear: Roper Physical Therapy | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
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Join or support the Roper Physical Therapy Team in raising $1000 for Get Your Rear in Gear by donating or registering through our team page!

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​5 Things I Learned From Throwing My Legs Up a Wall Every Day | Runner's World

​5 Things I Learned From Throwing My Legs Up a Wall Every Day | Runner's World | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Great article in Runners World on why to throw your legs up a wall!
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So many benefits from throwing your legs up a wall!

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Why Myofascial Release Is Beneficial To Those Suffering From TMJ/TMD

Why Myofascial Release Is Beneficial To Those Suffering From TMJ/TMD | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Inspire Someone - Share This!Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a common condition where the temporomandibular joint becomes strained or injured. This limits the natural functions of the jaw and may result in pain when opening the mouth or chewing. Most people incorrectly know this condition as TMJ, but TMJ represents the name of the joint …
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Ashley Friend PT, DPT will hold a Functional Toolbox for Health class targeted for Temporomandibular joint dysfunction or TMD on Monday, March 11th, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm. This class will educate participants on self-myofascial release techniques and exercises, including postural, ergonomic and stress reduction. Participants will use their hands and other tools to alleviate tightness, pain, and improve range of motion. 

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Pilates and Breast Cancer

Pilates and Breast Cancer | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it


Fashion designer and breast cancer
survivor Sigrid Olsen began a Pilates program with me just months after her
surgery. “I had no physical strength in my upper body,” she says. “I had lost
the endurance to hold myself up straight. The Pilates program got me feeling my
body again and gave me the strength to keep my shoulders back and down. I had a
sense of sel
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Learn more about how Pilates can benefit those who suffer or suffered from breast cancer

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Benefits of Massage-Myofascial Release Therapy on Pain, Anxiety, Quality of Sleep, Depression, and Quality of Life in Patients with Fibromyalgia

Benefits of Massage-Myofascial Release Therapy on Pain, Anxiety, Quality of Sleep, Depression, and Quality of Life in Patients with Fibromyalgia | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Fibromyalgia is a chronic syndrome characterized by generalized pain, joint rigidity, intense fatigue, sleep alterations, headache, spastic colon, craniomandibular dysfunction, anxiety, and depression. The purpose of the present study was to determin
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Myofascial release has several benefits, including overall quality of life, for fibromyalgia.

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The benefits and effects of yoga for runners –

Runners are often reluctant to try yoga; their most common fear is that they are not flexible enough.
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Runners can benefit immensely from adding yoga to their routine!

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How to Open and Unlock Tight Hips

How to Open and Unlock Tight Hips | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
If you are experiencing tightness and pain in your hips, there are some simple home stretches that you can do to help alleviate the pain.
Christine Kindlin Ropers insight:

We offer every Friday at noon in person class on THE HOW TO use different tools to help release these areas.Please click here to schedule for the class or an appointment with us: https://roperpt.janeapp.com/

 

Christine Kindlin Roper's curator insight, September 22, 11:15 AM

We offer a class every Friday at NOON to utilize different tools to help you learn to soften and release stressed tissue/fasciae. Register for the class or appointment

@https://roperpt.janeapp.com/

 

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Sleep Health and Wellness

Sleep Health and Wellness | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
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Learn from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine why sleep is so essential to our wellness and health!

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Sleep Is The Most Important Part Of Your Wellness Routine

Sleep Is The Most Important Part Of Your Wellness Routine | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
We know sleep is important, but how important is it in the context of our wellness routine? We get all the answers as we kick off Sleep Week, a week of content designed to help you get your best rest.
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Sleep is one of the most important parts of our wellness routine, but often the first one to go. It is time to reprioritize sleep in our schedules!

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Foam Rolling: Applying the Technique of SMR

Foam Rolling: Applying the Technique of SMR | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Learn how to do foam rolling, which is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry
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Have you been to one of Roper PT's foam roll workshops yet? If not, join Chrys Kub PT, C-NDT, C-IAYT on May 20th from 5 pm to 6 pm. As this article explains, foam rolling is self-myofascial release, which can extend the benefits you gain from your visits with PT!

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FitYogaTherapy-Integrative Physical Therapy-Yoga-Healing Movement: More than Stretching: RollEasana Yoga Start to ROLL YOUR "ASS"ANA!

FitYogaTherapy-Integrative Physical Therapy-Yoga-Healing Movement: More than Stretching: RollEasana Yoga Start to ROLL YOUR "ASS"ANA! | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
More than Stretching:  RollEasana Yoga   Start to ROLL YOUR " ASS” ANA! As a physical therapist integrating yoga into my work wit
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Written by Roper PT's Chrys Kub PT, C-NDT, C-IAYT, this article examines the benefits of foam rolling and RollEasana Yoga. Chrys will be teaching the RollEasana Yoga class at Roper PT on May 13th from 5 pm to 6 pm!

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21 Health Benefits of Yoga | How Yoga Improves Health and Wellness

21 Health Benefits of Yoga | How Yoga Improves Health and Wellness | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Researchers are looking deeper into the wellness benefits of yoga and uncovering fascinating evidence of how the practice affects us mentally and physically.
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Yoga has so many benefits for your physical and mental health and wellness! Be sure to read to learn more and check out one of Roper Physical Therapy's Medical Therapeutic Yoga classes, offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

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2019 Charlotte Get Your Rear in Gear: Roper Physical Therapy

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Join or support the Roper Physical Therapy Team in raising $1000 for Get Your Rear in Gear by donating or registering through our team page

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Health plans don’t want patients on opioids. So what are they doing for pain?

Health plans don’t want patients on opioids. So what are they doing for pain? | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Taking away painkillers may reduce addiction, but it doesn't stop pain.
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“No one ever died of an overdose of physical therapy.” #ChoosePT

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Myofascial release can be helpful post-surgery following mastectomies, breast reduction and augmentation. Once healing has occurred after a mastectomy, myofascial release techniques performed below...

Myofascial release can be helpful post-surgery following mastectomies, breast reduction and augmentation. Once healing has occurred after a mastectomy, myofascial release techniques performed below... | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Myofascial release can be helpful post-surgery following mastectomies, breast reduction and augmentation. Once healing has occurred after a mastectomy,
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Are you having trouble regaining range of motion post-surgery. Learn more about how myofascial release treatment can help!

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Dental Trauma and Myofascial Release

Dental Trauma and Myofascial Release | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Inspire Someone - Share This!   Written by Laura Probert, MPT John F. Barnes Myofascial Release is a hands-on healing technique that can help you heal from past or recent dental trauma. The powerful combination of pressure and stretch to the three dimensional, head to toe connective tissue system in your body called fascia, coming from …
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Ashley Friend PT, DPT will hold a Functional Toolbox for Health class targeted for Temporomandibular joint dysfunction or TMD on Monday, March 11th, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm. This class will educate participants on self-myofascial release techniques and exercises, including postural, ergonomic and stress reduction. Participants will use their hands and other tools to alleviate tightness, pain, and improve range of motion. 

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What is Myofascial Release? - Myofascial Release - John F. Barnes, PT

What is Myofascial Release? - Myofascial Release - John F. Barnes, PT | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
Myofascial Release is a type of treatment used to tread chronic pain from the following: back, neck, menstrual, jaw, headaches, jaw, and others
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If you do not understand what myofascial release is, John Barnes, PT explains it best!

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Best Pilates Exercises for Runners

Best Pilates Exercises for Runners | Roper Physical Therapy, Myofascial Release & Medical Therapeutic Yoga | Scoop.it
With a good, healthy, upright posture you will easily become a better runner. Run taller, breathe more deeply and be lighter on your feet
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Runners can benefit from adding Pilates to their routine! Strong core and posture can make you a better runner.

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