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Chronic Injury in Children

Chronic Injury in Children

There is a disturbing movement in today’s society for children to be pushed to play sports too often and too intensely. Eight-year-old hockey players are on the ice 27 days a month. Nine-year-old soccer players are being told they have to drop all other activities and play all year ‘round if they want to succeed. This is not healthy.

The Long-Lasting Effects of C-Section

The Long-Lasting Effects of C-Section

“What?” The client looks at me, incredulous. “How can my frozen shoulder possibly have anything to do with the fact that I had two C-sections over thirty years ago?” Well, that is going to take some ‘splainin’. If you have had a C-section (or two as in many cases),...

Neurological Injury and Pain

Neurological Injury and Pain

I will never forget this amazing woman. When she first came to see me she was about 20 years post-stroke. She had worked very hard to regain her mobility, and as a commitment to improving her overall health she had been going to the gym regularly without fail since she had regained enough ability to do so after her stroke. Most people last less than a year before bailing on their fitness plan, but she had stuck with it for 20 years…

Wrestling with Gratitude

Wrestling with Gratitude

Rude Awakening It started off a normal week like so many others that had come before it – work, kids’ activities, chores and all the mundane things that make up our lives, until Thursday. I awoke to an urgent, “What time is it? I think we slept through the alarm!” I...

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