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The Chronic Stress Pain Cycle

The Chronic Stress Pain Cycle
The Chronic Stress Pain Cycle. Have you ever wondered why you get painful knots (medically known as myofascial trigger points), often in the same place, along one or both of your shoulder blades? Or maybe you don’t get knots, but instead you have frequent headaches or jaw pain? A common reason for these pains is stress. We often refer to the lists of things that add stress to our daily lives: Jobs, kids, relationships, finances, managing schedules, living through a pandem...
Posted on 2021-10-12

Common Adolescent Sports Injuries

Common Adolescent Sports Injuries
Common Adolescent Injuries . With my new clinical rotations at a middle school starting, and with a new school year and sports season starting, I decided to educate all you parents out there on some common adolescent injuries.  Firstly, I know most kids now are involved in at least one, if not two, sports per season. While it may feel necessary so that your child may go on to bigger and better things at the high school and college level, not giving your child a break from sports coul...
Posted on 2021-09-05

Self-Care Awareness Month

Self-Care Awareness Month
What are Some Ways You Can Practice Self Care?. Happy September 1st! In light of September being National Self-Care Awareness Month (among many others), today’s blog is all about self-care--some tips and ideas and why it is so important (especially in the midst of this global pandemic).  Physical and mental health create the backbone of our lives. If we are healthy, both physically and mentally, we can go about our lives happily. If either of these are poor, it interrupts everything...
Posted on 2021-08-31
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