MORE THAN YOU WILL EVER NEED TO KNOW
ABOUT YOUR SPINE

Spinal specialists diagnose and treat various ailments of the spine.The medical profession tends to break the body down into parts sodoctors can specialize and understand everything there is to knowabout one area of the body. This can be helpful in diagnosing andtreating a “symptom.” Knowledge of each of part of the body isimportant, but ultimately,…

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Take a Deep Breath

Years ago, as an athlete and postural therapist I believed that to achieve profound structural changes significant physical stress needed to be placed on the body. When colleagues would say, “Everything starts with the breath,” I must admit I didn’t believe that something as simple as breathing could address postural imbalances. I can now confidently…

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HEALING CHRONIC PAIN

I have been a postural therapist for 12+ years. I have worked with hundreds of people who have come to me in chronic pain. Most of these clients have already tried standard Western Medicine practices. Their doctors performed an MRI or X-Ray with detailed imagery of what was wrong. The doctors prescribed injections, medication, physical…

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WHAT IS ARTHRITIS

I often will have a patient enter my office complaining of severe pain. When I ask for details, arthritis is given as an explanation a surprising amount of the time. But what exactly is arthritis? How do you get it, and more importantly, how does one get rid of it? Arthritis is defined as inflammation…

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WHY BASIC HIP FLEXOR
STRETCHES DON’T ALWAYS WORK

Do you do a daily stretching routine only to find that your muscles tighten back up throughout the day? Do you continue to stretch your hamstrings but still can’t touch your toes? This is because many stretches focus on individual muscles, but we MUST remember, the body works as a kinetic chain and it’s the…

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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN
SCIATICA & PIRIFORMIS SYNDROME

Sciatica and piriformis syndrome can seem similar in terms of symptoms, but the two conditions are actually quite different. Sciatica refers to irritation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve originates from nerve roots in the lumbar spine. The most common cause of sciatica is the compression of one or more of the nerve roots.…

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