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Rolfing Sessions Two and Three

Last month we covered what to expect in your first Rolfing session. Moving onto sessions two and three, we’ll continue our in-depth discussion of your Rolfing sessions. In our last blog, we learned that the first three sessions are grouped together under the term ‘The Sleeve Sessions.’ Together, these sessions are designed to loosen and […]

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Your First Rolfing Session

You’ve done your research and have familiarized yourself with the basic tenets of Rolfing. You’ve decided it’s something that could significantly contribute to your overall well-being and you’re ready to make your first appointment. Now you may be wondering just what that first appointment will encompass. Let’s explore that a bit! As you know from […]

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The Effects of Pandemic Stress on Health

According to a recent article in the Washington Post entitled “The Abnormal Way We’re Living is Hurting our Bodies,” it’s becoming increasingly apparent that our Covid-19 ‘lifestyle’ is causing widespread physical problems that we all must address. The effects of the pandemic manifest in our bodies, from our eyes to our brains, teeth, skin, and […]

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Stress Relief and Rolfing

The Effects of Stress and How to Manage Them Stress is defined as your body’s reaction to pressure from a situation or event that requires an adjustment or response. Although stress is a normal biological reaction to a potentially dangerous situation, the prolonged stress many of us experience in today’s world can cause damage to […]

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What Is the ‘Ten Series’ of Rolfing?

As you probably know, Rolfing is a technique of deep tissue manipulation designed to release and realign the body and to reduce muscular and psychic tension. It’s also called structural integration. People frequently ask how Rolfing is implemented and what techniques are involved. In other words, what do Rolfing sessions entail? The hallmark of Rolfing […]

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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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