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HOW DIET AFFECTS PAIN LEVELS

Let’s take a quick look at how you feel and process pain. Nociceptors are specialized nerves that can detect changes in temperature, chemical balance, or pressure. They cue your brain to feel pain when something is causing tissue damage. You react instantly by, for example, moving your hand away from something hot or stepping gingerly […]

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Healing from Within

Pain is not our friend. In fact, many of us live lives of impaired quality due to chronic pain. Walking upright gave man the ability to see prey at a distance, but the human skeleton pays a price. There are 500,00 back surgeries while more than 1% of Americans are prescribed narcotics for back pain. […]

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Self-Care in a Time of Covid-19

A day off work to relax at home is a stress reliever, but spending every single day at home has quite the opposite effect for many people. The loss of work-home rhythm, the frustrations of children suddenly home all day, 24 hour spouse time, all exist on top of concerns of health and job security. […]

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Rolfing in a Time of Coronavirus

  As “social distancing,” “shelter in place,” and “pandemic” become part of our vocabulary, personal care and therapy sessions are less available. For the vast number of people who are working from home and suddenly less able to go to the gym or therapy services, there is a home guide for finding physical and emotional […]

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Finding the Body You’ve Forgotten

Do you remember the exuberance of running through the woods on a spring day, the rhythmic sound of footsteps, the rush of spirit that promises no limit? Or maybe you remember long rambling walks exploring new cities or countryside when all your senses were on high alert to the sounds, smells, sights and feelings of […]

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Living in Pain? Consider Rolfing

One person’s journey back from pain Like many Americans I had suffered my share of back challenges, sports injuries in high school, a fall from a scaffold in college. My youthful body shook these off over time, but as my 30’s gave way to 40’s there was chronic pain, dull aching pain all the time, […]

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Rolfing Reviews as Relevant Research Reports

Rolfing is a form of deep tissue massage developed by Dr. Ida Rolf as an alternative treatment for a variety of health issues. While pharmaceutical companies have vast sums to pour into research to demonstrate the effectiveness of their drugs, alternative therapy providers have little to no such resources. As a result, the empirical research […]

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