Foam Rolling

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What is foam rolling? Watch this video to find out. Physical therapists say placing your body on a foam roller to target knots and trigger points can help you in many ways. Taught by Proactive Life Training LLC, Kasia Radecka, Licensed Physical Therapist. Free! Monthly sessions from April-August.

Dates and Registration Here

  • Wear comfortable clothes. You will be on the floor.
  • Taught by Proactive Life Training LLC, Kasia Radecka, Licensed Physical Therapist, Somatic Educator. Participants will receive step-by-step instructions of how to use the roller along with education related to “why” it will optimize body functions from physiological and biomechanical aspect.


  • Increased circulation
  • Release tension and decrease rigidity
  • Decrease join and muscle pain
  • Decompress spine and other joins – Improves posture
  • Soft tissue regeneration
  • Improve muscle strength in the most balanced and healthy way ( ” work smarter not harder “)
  • Improve body awareness and movement confidence
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Bess Marshall, MD, Steps Down from OFD

After 12 years, Bess Marshall, MD, Professor of Pediatrics in Endocrinology and Diabetes, will be stepping down from her position as co-director for the Pediatric Office of Faculty Development. Marshall first came to WashU in 1990 to complete her fellowship in endocrinology after obtaining her medical degree from Vanderbilt and completing …

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Resources for parents with school-aged children

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Employee online support groups

WashU psychiatry faculty are hosting weekly, confidential Zoom support groups to help employees cope during these challenging times. Details are on the HR Mental Health Resources page. Current topics include: Mondays — Quarantine Support Group, 10-11 a.m.; Frontline Support Group, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays — Coffee and Questions: Ask the Expert, …