Fascia: A short encyclopaedia of the subtle threads of life!
“Feeling good” is one of the most important goals of our yoga practice, our therapy or training. Usually we associate great mental clarity and emotional ease with the state of “being in the flow” – a way of being that allows for mastering challenges harmoniously in a focused way.
What is holistically happening on the physical level when we can live our life from this state? What kind of structures in the body support and influence this form of wellbeing?
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Plantar fasciitis & Yin Yoga
Plantar fasciitis (say: plant-er fash-ee-eye-tis) is a disorder that results in typically sharp and unilateral pain in the heel and bottom of the foot, which can worsen by bearing weight on the heel after long periods of rest.
The pain is usually caused by COLLAGEN DEGENERATION (Myxomatous degeneration which is sometimes misnamed “chronic inflammation”) at the origin of the plantar fascia at the medial tubercle of the calcaneus.
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