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Gravity

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  When it comes to structural integration, gravity is our best friend. When properly aligned, our bodies hold our strength and form better, injuries are prevented and our circulatory, nervous and lymphatic systems are allowed to run their course properly. Imagine a 2 pound cantaloupe on the end of a 2 foot stick. If we […]

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E-mail Correspondences

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Dear Valued Clients, Thank you for choosing Turning Pointe Physical Therapy, Inc. for your physical therapy needs.  We are excited to provide you with the highest quality of care.  In the interest of quality and excellence, keeping costs down is a big factor. In order to keep costs at a reasonable level, as well as […]

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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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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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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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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 […]