Adhesions and Daily Life #3 – Bowel Obstructions and Pain Flares

Bowel Obstructions and Pain Flares

Transcript of Video: We are continuing our series on abdominal adhesions in daily life.  This is for those who are prone to bowel obstructions or flares of pain or discomfort in their belly.  We’re looking closely at when to use this technique, as well as what, exactly, the technique is. The simple technique I show … Continue reading …

So much to share . . .

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So much to share . . . because I’ve been away forever! I hope this finds you all safe and as disaster-free as possible.  I’m sending restorative vibes to all of you in storm, fire, and earthquake affected places.  I’ve been donating to various organizations, and The Red Cross can always use some help with … Continue reading …

Exercises For Pelvic and Abdominal Pain

This topic was inspired by a Q&A Support Call for the full self-care program.  There was a great question about piriformis syndrome and it spurred me to share this information about pelvic floor musculature with you today! You have probably heard me say many times that the legs are a huge part of abdominal health.  And … Continue reading …

All the Things I’ve Seen That Support Abdominal Healing

There are certain commonalities among the folks who seem to have the most success in fully resolving their abdominal adhesions, pain and distress. Usually there is not just one thing they are doing, but a combination of things over time that helps to get the full resolution most people are seeking. Of course, I always … Continue reading …

“The Hug” Technique for Abdominal Pain

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Casual hugs are great, but what happens when you make a hug intentional in your abdomen?  Try this exercise for general abdominal health, as well as for abdominal pain: Advanced Hugging 1.  Choose a partner or a friend who you feel very comfortable hugging, and who feels very comfortable with you. 2.  Be sure to choose someone … Continue reading …

Abdominal Cleansing – Agni Sara

Amazing!  This timed perfectly with last week’s Abdominal Adhesions Newsletter about the pelvic floor.  (I’m sure YI did that on purpose. 🙂 )  Anyhoo . . . Wow, this is SUCH a great article.  The agni sara abdominal exercise is such a necessary and fundamental part of a yoga practice and it is discussed and taught … Continue reading …

Intestinal Adhesions

Intestinal adhesions come in many forms.  For some it is Chron’s Disease with the lesions and adhesions inside the intestines.  For some it is small bowel obstructions caused by adhesions around the intestines (e.g. the intestines get stuck to the abdominal wall) that bind them and keep them from passing their contents on through.  For … Continue reading …

Yoga and Abdominal Adhesions #2

Using the breath to move the abdomen was the topic of last week’s Abdominal Adhesion Newsletter, so it seems fitting this week to give you a second edition of your favorite post!  (Yoga and Abdominal Adhesions is by FAR the most popular post on my blog.) As always, try not to go nuts right away … Continue reading …

Post Promise

This week was all about students, clients, prepping the new website, getting over a cold, a friend visiting from Alaska, and getting out the newest, latest, wordiest Abdominal Adhesion Newsletter. And I so wanted to have a tandem new blog post about yoga movement and abdominal adhesions to go with the newsletter. But things are just too … Continue reading …