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Understanding the Healing Process – How the Body Repairs Damaged Tissue

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Many people arrive at my office injured, afraid, frustrated, bewildered, and in pain. Occasionally, they view their bodies as enemies that have betrayed them. My job is to act as a liaison between my clients and their bodies. One of … Continue reading

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The Transformative Power of Trauma – From Damaged Goods to an Empowered Life

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Phyllis “I call it my shark bite,” Phyllis says, whose entire left side from breast to lower abdomen has scars from five operations, all of which occurred within one year as the result of migrating cancer and other complications. One-quarter … Continue reading

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The Body Remembers – Childhood Origins of Adult Musculoskeletal Issues – Part II

Soft-Tissue Injuries Most children incur many bruises, scrapes, cuts, and muscle tears before they are fully grown, and sometimes these can have long-term consequences for the body. Severe pain can cause muscle guarding, even when an injury heals properly.17 Myofascial … Continue reading

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