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Alternative Medicine Goes Mainstream

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
Americans are now demanding complementary and alternative medicine. There has been an ever-growing trend for acupuncture, chiropractic, bodywork, and herbal medicines. Even medical schools are offering courses in CAM.          

Anger and Heart Disease

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
Anger affects heart rate variability in a way that increases sympathetic tone and the risk from lethal rhythm disturbances. Type D personality has been described that reflects anger. De-stressing can reverse this situation. Challenging situations challenge our faith in universal power and offer the opportunity of learning lessons of life that aren't easy....

Back Problems: Do You Need Surgery?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
There are 300,000 spinal fusions every year in the US. Most of the time back pain, regardless of its severity, clears withing about 3 months. There are many alternatives as well that can be added to mainstream approaches to manage back pain that include modalities such as chiropractic, orthopedics, physical therapy, massage, acupuncture, bodywork, DMSO, imagery,...

Continuum with Linda Chrisman

submitted by: admin on 01/20/2019
The way we move describes how we are. How we move depends on our experiences in life and how we interact with our environment. Emily Conrad’s work shows that movement is related to our biology. Felt sense is defined.

Creating Optimism with Bob Murray and Alicia Fortinberry

submitted by: admin on 01/20/2019
Blending bodywork, movement, and psychotherapy is a potent combination that gets at the underlying causes of deep psychological problems. Emotional and physical trauma as a child affect us lifelong and are embedded in our bodies.

Energy Psychology with Michael Mayer, PhD

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Self healing methods for health problems by combining tai chi with psychology is described. Incorporating bodywork and acupressure with psychotherapy is synergistic. Examples of how this is used are described.          

Epidural Injections for Back Pain Cause Fractures

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
  A study at the Henry Ford Hospital found that epidural steroid injections for back pain increased the risk of fracture by 29% with each steroid injection. They compared 3000 patients with severe back pain who had at least one injection with 3000 control patients without an injection. Steroids decrease absorption of calcium in the GI tract and increase...

Expressing Your True Self with Kathleen Dunbar

submitted by: admin on 04/10/2015
Habits hold us back; we learn them. As children our role models often create problems for us that haunt us for the rest of our lives unless we evolve. Physical dysfunction often is the result of role models that don't serve our needs. Choice is what can save us, so long as we can express it; from the truth of ourself. Therapy is learning what doesn't...

Full Spectrum Health Care with Marc Weill

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Marc Weill practices full spectrum health care. His range of practice includes a wide range of disciplines that such as energy medicine, applied kinesiology, bodywork, nutrition, homeopathy, acupuncture, psychospiritual work, and much more. Uncovering the cause of a health problem is key to management of symptoms.          

Healing Through Bodywork and Massage

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
The power of the body is huge and the purpose of bodywork is to connect us with this power. The goal is to break tension and awaken nerves and muscles that are dysfunctional. The exercise we need is individualized to each person. There are two types of exercise; one to build up muscles and the other is to build kinesthetic  awareness. Meir gives examples...

Moving Through Losses Through Yoga

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
Feelings of loss can lead to withdrawal and moving through yoga helps this. Our body can stimulate emotions just as emotions stimulate the body. Yoga poses take advantage of this relationship. Breathing also helps.            

Nirinjan Bikko Yee, CMT

submitted by: admin on 01/20/2019
Nirinjan Bikko Yee, CMT Therapeutic Bodywork Personalized Movement Training Credentials Nirinjan Bikko Yee is a Massage Therapist, Movement Therapist and Personal Trainer with 25 years experience. She is certified trainer in the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®, a certified teacher of the Franklin Method, and a certified practitioner of Craniosacral...

NSAIDs, Tylenol, and Aspirin Side Effects

submitted by: admin on 01/20/2019
These commonly used drugs have potential serious side effects, which are discussed. We need safer approaches that use styles of practice such as acupuncture, imagery, and infrared light and much more that are here now.

Psychological Issues

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
Psychological issues cause heart attacks and increase their complications. It is important to deal with these challenges because their complications can be prevented by reducing the inflammation that is an underlying cause. Dr. Saputo recommends the following media files that will show the deep impact of anxiety, depression, and post traumatic stress on...

PTSD with Michael Mayer, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
PTSD is far more common than we realize. It is characterized by thought intrusions, panic attacks, insomnia, and many physical signs of agitation. These symptoms can go on for decades. Energy psychology methods are new but effective.

Rosen Method Bodywork with Linda Chrisman, MA, CMT

submitted by: admin on 01/20/2019
Marion Rosen stated: the body never lies and it reveals what the emotions desperately attempt to hide. Through this amazing style of bodywork, many people are able to find the deepest meaning of their physical illnesses.

Sugi Touch with Ofer Erez

submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
Sugi is Japanese for cedar tree and has connotations for holiness, eternity, and peace. Sugi touch is a hands on healing method blended from Feldenkrais and Alexander work. This gentle work can be powerful & life changing. Ofer describes what Sugi touch is and how it works.