winter

Feeling Off? Kids’ Behavior Off? Here Are Some Reasons at This Time of Year …

This week we’re seeing an uptick in …

Kids needing a regulatory reset. They are having a tough time with:

  • sleep
  • behavior
  • sensory sensitivity

Adults needing a post-covid or flu reset. They want help with:

  • shallow breathing
  • poor sleep
  • low energy
  • achy joints

Is this you or your family?

We can help. Bridging®’s gentle micromovements and stretches reset your body allowing you to move, breathe and behave better. Often in just 1-2 sessions.

Virtual or in-office sessions are two options we offer to get you back to feeling your best. (You can schedule an appointment here.)

Reasons why kids may need a seasonal reset

family plays in the snow
There are three reasons that your children may be dis-regulated this time of year.

Less activity during the winter. Movement naturally keeps the body more organized.

Illness. Covid, flu, or strep can be enough to throw off the way the diaphragm muscle coordinates breathing during both rest and activity.

Growth stresses every system in the body. Often children’s muscles need a little help adapting to the changes so their sensory systems can calm down.

Reasons why you may need a post-COVID reset

it's so cold
Yes, Omicron or Delta seems to have gotten to every other person. Many of you recovered with ease.

But, some of you may still be experiencing:

  • brain fog
  • restless sleep
  • fatigue
  • aching joints

These are all fallout from the fever, dehydration, inactivity, and viral stress to your body.

Refreshing the movement interconnections between your core and limbs restores deeper breathing and lets your joints move easily again.

More to your full recovery …

At The Bridging® Institute our clients are often surprised by how fast they improve. Uniquely, our approach goes back to early development as the secret.

Re-creating early layers of muscle and joint interconnections is the roadmap for sustainably resetting your body after illness, or your child’s after growth or injury. Bridging® rebuilds the original movement foundation; your daily activity reinforces the better function.

Wondering if Bridging® can help you or your child feel and function better? Fill out our intake form and we’ll get back to you with insights on how Bridging® can help.

feet

Foot Surgery and Still Have Pain, Swelling, or Balance Concerns?

Facts about feet issues and surgeries

Bunions affect approximately 25-30% of adults.

Most common foot surgeries are to address:

  • bunions
  • hammer toes
  • tendon release
  • neuroma
  • metatarsal repair

Feet still hurting after surgery?

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baby feet

Feet Pain? How Does Understanding Early Development Help You Feel Better?

Fun facts about feet

Feet have no bones at birth!

The bones are still forming, and what we think of as bones is actually cartilage. The bones form later in the first year, which is why shoes aren’t recommended at this early age.

200,000 nerve endings!

You have so many nerves and types of sensory receptors in your feet. This is why sock seams and grains of sand can feel so annoying!

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babies

We’ve Been Working with Babies! What We’ve Learned …

Happy New Year!

Sharing some reflections …

The most amazing part of 2021 began in late January with a text from a friend.

“Can you help my friend’s baby?”

Helping one newborn led to helping several, which we followed developmentally over the past year. The experience has been both insightful and inspirational. Watching weekly and monthly changes with these little ones was like seeing the developmental chart come to life.

The whole experience has been a vivid reminder of the power of the Bridging® framework, which is rooted in early movement development. This essential foundation matters for everyone — at every age.

Here’s more about the babies …

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