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Understanding Your Nervous System Part II: How Trauma Affects the Body

January 2, 2020
We know that in a healthy nervous system, we move easily between the three states of sympathetic, slow parasympathetic (ventral vagal), and quick shutdown (dorsal vagal). In a nervous system...

Understanding Your Nervous System Part 1: The Branches of the Autonomic Nervous System

October 5, 2019
In this blog, we’ll take a look at how the Nervous System operates, and how understanding it can be helpful to our health, wellness, and optimal functioning. The Autonomic Nervous...

Referred pain: the infraspinatus and shoulder pain

August 26, 2015
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...

Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatica

May 15, 2015
Many people are unclear about the difference between piriformis syndrome and sciatica:  “which one do I have?”  To answer this, it’s important to break down the terms and understand what...

meet your scalenes

May 7, 2015
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...