If no one minds, I may start “reblogging” my PNMT posts here. What are your thoughts?

Nicole K. Ftacnik, L.M.T., C.P.N.M.T.

I am engrossed in an awesome book and thought I would share some information from it. The book is called Born To Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, And The Greatest Race The World Has Ever Seen; written by Christopher McDougall. I highly recommend you check it out if you are a runner—or just happen to be looking for a good read.

I’m not a runner myself, but my husband and so many of my clients are; most of them experiencing—or have experienced—one or more problems associated with the sport. Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, knee pain, hip pain, hamstring pulls, shin splints, etc. Does any of this sound familiar? If so, please keep reading this post!

Ever since I went to massage school in ’06, I have firmly believed that running shoes have way too much cushioning and are way too technical; all of this causing, in my opinion, compensation…

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