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Taming Sciatica Pain

Understanding Sciatica According to the Mayo Clinic, Sciatica indicates pain that moves along the path of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve passes from the lower back through the hips and buttocks and down each leg. The pain experienced may vary from a mild ache to a sharp, burning pain. Some may also encounter numbness, […]

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Crossing the Bridge from Traditional Healthcare to Healing

This month’s article focuses on the practice of healing and wellness that addresses the whole human in an integrated, holistic way, focuses on the root causes of any health challenges, and includes the full range of treatment choices. Healthcare Treatment Options In today’s world western medicine offers four options for healthcare delivery: ConventionalMedicalCare– A system […]

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Active and Passive Posture

Why Is Posture Important? Sitting or standing erect with proper alignment improves blood flow, helps keep your nerves and blood vessels healthy, and supports your muscles, ligaments, and tendons. People who make a conscious habit of using correct posture are less likely to experience related back and neck pain. Active Versus Passive Posture Active posture […]

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Athletic Fitness and Fascial Conditioning

Fascia (pronounced fah-sha) is a term used to describe the connective tissue that weaves throughout the entire body to stabilize and bind the muscles, bones, and organs collectively. In short, fascia holds your body together. Fascia plays a critical role in managing and synchronizing movement—which is essential for speed, power, and reactiveness in any athletic […]

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6 Treatment Options for Chronic Pain

The treatments for chronic pain are as varied as the causes. From over-the-counter and prescription drugs to acupuncture or injections, there are a lot of approaches. Below we discuss six options for treatment. Ice/Heat/Epsom Salt Ice is a valuable tool in temporarily reducing pain, and it also reduces swelling after an acute injury. Cold compresses […]

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Bob Alonzi Supplemental Treatment Options

In addition to Rolfing, there are several supplemental therapy options that Bob Alonzi Certified Advanced Rolfer can provide. These are supplemental to rolfing, but can also be exclusive and outside of the rolfing process. Each therapy offers the ability to explore the different sensations of the body, and can be enhancers to Rolfing, but can […]

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Rolfing Therapies November 2022

A Certified Advanced Rolfer™ works as a problem solver in facilitating the healing process by addressingposture, breath, movement and structural awareness. They work to alleviate pain by discoveringstructural and perceptual limitations, and by identifying new options for sitting, standing, and moving. More Than Tissue ManipulationUnlike Massage Therapy, Rolfing treats many muscular and skeletal conditions by […]

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The Connection Between Stress and Injuries

Journal of Clinical InvestigationAccording to research published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, stress can lower your bone mineral density, leading to an escalated risk of bone-connected injuries like stress fractures. Researchers looked at the connection between stress caused by isolation (as in a pandemic) and the concentration in the blood of norepinephrine, a neurotransmitter, […]

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Fountain of Youth Found!

In St. Augustine, the oldest city in the U.S., there’s a popular tourist attraction dating back a century that purports to be the fountain of youth that Spanish explorer, Ponce de Leon, found soon after he arrived in what is now Florida in 1513. We now know that St. Augustine was founded on August 28, […]

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