Hiking downhill is always a little precarious for the knees. Not only are compression forces higher on the knee joint when moving downhill, but the patella (aka kneecap) can also be pulled laterally and medially furthering any chance of pain. Hiking poles are my favorite way to combat the high impact. :)
Empowerment beyond the massage table...
As a bodyworker and teacher, I love helping to educate people about their bodies. I think our relationship to our bodies is vitally important to our mental health. This blog features a few tools, articles, and fun facts to help you empower your body :) -Emily