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April 20, 2016

This isn't just a great song but summarizes a relationship that I see every day in my practice. Almost each of my clients who comes to see me because of pain issues has an underlying breathing dysfunction that they are unaware of.

 

Most people today are shallow chest breathers who have never learned to use their primary muscle of inhalation - the diaphragm. Being in a constant state of stress is one reason for shallow breathing, but what makes matters worse is that many people (especially women) have actually been taught to suck their belly in at all times to look skinnier. This reinforces the compensatory...

With the holiday season’s flood of unhealthy temptations almost behind us there is a bright light on the horizon, the new year! January 1 is when we will start with our new healthy habits. We’ll eat right, and we will join a gym. Unfortunately, after a short period of time usually one of two things happens: a) we fall off the health wagon or b) we get injured only a few weeks into our new exercise regimen.

 

According to a study from the University of Arkansas, there has been a 35 percent increase in gym injuries in recent years. But why is that so? First of all, the general population is typically less phy...

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