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Nutrition Tips for Soft Tissue Injuries

You just sprained your ankle, tore your meniscus, trained at the gym way too hard, or got beat up by your manual therapist using Graston Technique.  Whatever your story, you know your body is hurt.  Your soft tissue structures (muscles, tendons, ligaments, connective tissue, fascia, etc.) are pretty good at communicating with you when you […]

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Hip Pain

Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS) – Hip Pain

Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS) is medical jargon to describe pathologic contact between the femur (your thigh bone) and acetabulum (on your pelvic bone). In other words, your thigh-bone has too much contact with your pelvis leading to hip pain and abnormal motion in the hip joint. Although prevalence varies across populations, FAIS is typically observed […]

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Tension-Type Headaches

Do you have a headache? You’re not alone! Headaches are extremely common. According to the World Health Organization, over 1/3 of men and over 1/2 of all women in developed nations suffer from tension-type headaches. Neck and head pains may come and go, but if they are chronic or recurrent, they may be labeled as a […]

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Considerations for a HEALTHY Vegetarian

Vegetarians, on the whole, have less risk of heart attack and diabetes than their meat eating comrades.  They are less likely to suffer from high blood pressure, obesity, and high cholesterol and they have considerably lower incidence of digestive disorders, gallbladder disease, constipation, and colon cancer (and possibly other cancers as well).  The research is […]

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Building a Healthy Back

Foundation Training Throughout the last year I have taken it upon myself to research new therapy tools and not only read about them but also to put them into action.  Foundation Training comprises the movements that help patients feel better.  In my practice, I spend my time with a lot of runners, cyclist, golfers, and endurance athletes; basically, I […]

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