Tag Archives: Physical therapy

Massage as a Wellness Strategy – Partnering with Your Therapist Key to Best Results

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Every now and then we all need a special treat. Here are some of my favorite indulgences, and I’ll go out on a limb to suggest that I’m probably not alone on some of these: – A big piece of … Continue reading

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Energy Work – Energy Healing

Energy healing is often discussed as a new, somewhat unexplainable therapy. Truth is, energy work is an effective bodywork that is as ancient as healing itself. The body is, after all, bioenergetic and seeks to maintain balance. Hippocrates, the father … Continue reading

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Breath Therapy: A Mind–Body Awareness Approach for Chronic Low-Back Pain Somatic Research

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Contemporary treatment for low-back pain runs the gamut, from the conventional to the alternative, with sufferers seeking relief any way they can. What if it were simply a matter of mindfulness and attention to the breath? In a small pilot … Continue reading

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The Power of Self-Healing – A Client’s Journey To Wellness – A Repeat, But Well Worth It!

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Following a hit-and-run, head-on car collision in 1997, I joined the ranks of millions of Americans living with chronic pain. Turning to both the conventional and complementary healthcare system, I soon found myself spinning through a nightmare common to those … Continue reading

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The Music of Life – BioSonic Repatterning Creates Resonance in the Body

“Everything is vibrational in nature. When you’re aware of your own inner vibrations, able to witness life around you as a concert of sound, to discover that you are in fact sound, then the division between internal and external becomes … Continue reading

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More Than A Luxury – The Lifelong Value of Massage Therapy

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One of the most frequently asked questions regarding massage therapy is if it’s worth the expense? Massage is not just a simple back rub, nor is it just a “luxury” or occasional “treat.” Research tells us that massage therapy is … Continue reading

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Why Americans Seek Massage – And What Keeps Them from Getting More

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Appreciation for the massage therapy experience has made new inroads with American consumers–one in six American adults sought out massage therapy in 2006–and more men and Midwesterners than ever are getting massaged. Especially encouraging for the future of massage is … Continue reading

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Are Massage Therapy and Physical Therapy Complementary?

Q. My physician referred me to a physical therapist. Should I still be receiving massages? A. The overwhelming answer is yes. “Massage therapy and physical therapy are two complementary arts,” according to Eileen D. Cristina of Kneading Wellness in Lititz, … Continue reading

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The Power of Self-Healing – A Client’s Journey To Wellness, Part I

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Following a hit-and-run, head-on car collision in 1997, I joined the ranks of millions of  Americans living with chronic pain. Turning to both the conventional and complementary healthcare system, I soon found myself spinning through a nightmare common to those … Continue reading

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The Power of Self-Healing – A Client’s Journey to Wellness

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Following a hit-and-run, head-on car collision in 1997, I joined the ranks of millions of Americans living with chronic pain. Turning to both the conventional and complementary healthcare system, I soon found myself spinning through a nightmare common to those … Continue reading

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