Entries by Dr Ashley Nardi

Trust Your Body

My family and I took a trip to Mount Shasta for my birthday this year.  As we entered a beautiful, clear, crisp day on the Mountain, we decided to go for a hike.  I began the hike with my 7 month old strapped to the front of me and switched to having my 3.5 year […]

How Can Physical Therapy Help Me?

Did you know that many diseases, musculoskeletal injuries, and the results of the normal aging process, may actually have a mechanical root cause?  Meaning that the way you habitually move and use your body contributes to your painful joints, your osteoporosis, your muscle tightness, your pelvic floor disorder, your inflamed tendons and even your cardiovascular […]

Do You Have a Diastasis?

Diastasis recti is a musculoskeletal injury defined as a midline separation of the rectus abdominis (6-pack muscle) into left and right halves.  It can occur from the rib cage to the pubic bone and is exacerbated by increased tension of a growing uterus during pregnancy.  Although it is normal during pregnancy, it may not resolve […]