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Referred pain: the infraspinatus and shoulder pain

My new client came in for a session, reporting shoulder pain, primarily in the front of his deltoid (the muscle at the top of the arm).   The pain had started while lifting weights one day and had not gone away, worsening after time spent working on the computer. He said he ...

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Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatica

Many people are unclear about the difference between piriformis syndrome and sciatica.  How do you know which you have? First, it's important to understand that "sciatica" is not actually a diagnosis of a condition- it is a term that describes the pain.   Sciatica is pain that is caused by irritation of ...

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10 tips for an overloaded nervous system

In my practice, I tend to attract clients who, like myself, are extremely sensitive.  Hypersensitive, perhaps.  Often both physically and emotionally. I believe this extreme sensitivity is a gift, but it comes wrapped in a challenging package.  It is not easy to manage. One of the challenges of living with deep sensitivity, ...

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plantar fascitis

I was back in class recently, for the first time in awhile. Myofascial Techniques for Plantar Fascitis. Working with myofascial release is endlessly interesting. It’s simultaneously both simple and complex. The fascia (connective tissue) weaves throughout the body, providing both structure and fluidity; motion and stability. Understanding the fascial system brings ...

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meet your scalenes

I tend to have a “favorite” muscle. One at a time. That muscle, or muscle group that I’m fascinated with. Like I have a crush on it, it haunts my thoughts. I observe it in everyone I see, on the street, on my treatment table. Watching its behavior. Right now, my ...

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Release and Renew: A Mini Retreat

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