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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...

Lifelong Recovery from Neurological Injury

Lifelong Recovery from Neurological Injury

“Hey, that hurt,” he said. “I beg your pardon?” I replied. We stared at each other astounded. Given that I had pretty much just raked a forearm up the side of his thigh, one would not think this sort of statement would be surprising. But it was absolutely astonishing...

The Power of Creativity

The Power of Creativity

Blank Canvas “You should come,” said my business coach. The last time someone whose opinion I really respected said something to me that started with “you should”, I listened and that turned into a 25 year growth experience. Against my first skeptical reaction, I...

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