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#occupyfeelbetter

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Another protest?  Not quite.  Just an idea to nudge you towards better health and a better life. How does your chronic pain affect your daily life?  Does it make you grumpy towards your family and friends?  Do your co-workers know full well when you’re having a flare-up?  Does the idea of going out and playing […]

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Understanding Pain

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The human body and brain are marvelous devices with interacting complexities that science and medicine are barely beginning to unravel.  Despite the vast amounts of what we don’t know, we DO know quite a lot about pain and pain management.  In just the past five years, we have found that it’s quite often personal and […]

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Group Health Update

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  Hello, dear Friends Here is the latest word regarding Group Health’s decision to remove  A Turning Pointe PT and Medical Lake PT  from their provider network.  First, a recap: Several weeks ago, we were notified that effective September 4th, Group Health (GH) will remove us and several other clinics from their network.  We appealed […]

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Visceral Manipulation for Low Back Pain

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Though written by therapists for therapists, this article gives patients a wonderful and informative view of this innovative healing practice. On our staff we have two highly experienced therapists that are more than proficient with Visceral Manipulation; Laurie and Linda. Give us a call and “Feel Better!” Nola     Visceral Manipulation for Low Back […]

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To Life!

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Allow me to crow about a project that I’m involved in……and that I would love your support with. I have scratched an item from my bucket list.  After finding reasons over the years to NOT try it, I have finally run out of excuses and have auditioned for a community theater production; Lake City Playhouse‘s […]

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Barefoot Running

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Often times as therapists, we become the go-to person for our patients when there is a new or returning exercise trend.  The barefoot running phenomenon has created a lot of buzz lately, and several of my Rolfing clients are curious if they should give it a go. I, myself, have tried barefoot running several times […]

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It happens to the best of us.

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You injured your knee playing basketball 25 years ago.  Now after years of compensating, your hips and lower back are paying the price. Your second pregnancy shifted your pelvis a little too far and it’s not shifting back.  Or… You jump for your toy and come down on your tail, cracking a vertabrae.  It happens. […]

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Of Grace and Gravity

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Sometimes, it’s so very difficult to explain what Rolfing or Structural Integration is. We can say that it is the lengthening and strengthening of the soft tissues.  We explain that everyone’s body has an ideal place or placement for their muscles; that your tendons have a place to live in your body that will provide […]