What is Visceral Manipulation?

MANUAL THERAPY FOR ORGANS   When I mention to people that I do visceral manipulation in my physical therapy practice, I often receive a quizzical look.  “What’s that?” I am often asked. When I tell them that it is a gentle way of mobilizing the organs in the...

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How Do We Fix It? By Letting the Body Decide

    THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM Imagine this common scenario: You’ve got a health issue.  You saw your primary care, a specialist, and you’ve gotten an x-ray, MRI, and bloodwork.  Maybe a colonoscopy or EGD if you have some digestive issues.  Possibly a nerve...

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What is Listening?

  “It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.   To be effective as a manual therapist, you need to know where to focus your attention and energy, especially when there are multiple...

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What is Osteopathic Treatment?

What is Osteopathic treatment?  Don’t you mean orthopedic?  How Are they Different? Osteopathic. Orthopedic.  I know… Two long “O” words, they sound kind of medical, and both seem to offer the solution to your problem.  Confused yet? Don’t be.  You already know one of...

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COVID-19 Patient Self-Screen and Preparation for Visit

For your visit, We ask you to do the following when it comes to your COVID-19 patient self-screen 1. Postpone your appointment if you have a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 until your physician can confirm that you have fully recovered and are no longer...

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Home Office for Laptop Users: 3 ERGONOMIC HACKS

  So, you're working from home, and all you have to get your work done is your laptop.  That's great, but you've been finding yourself pretty uncomfortable these past 2 weeks.  Maybe it's time to make a few adjustments.  Here are a few of the best and simplest...

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That Pesky Neck Pain- 7 Quick Tricks

Neck pain is a nuisance for many of us. It can take many forms: a general tension, an ache, or a sharp burning pain. Pain can radiate down the arm, or even into the head. Worst of all, it’s impossible to ignore. We’re going to talk about a few neck pain tips that can...

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5 Secrets for a Healthy Spine

Today we’re going to talk about how to maintain wellness in our spines. This is extremely important, because, as I’ve explained before, if the spine isn’t happy, other parts of your body won’t be happy.   Walk  Our bodies aren’t designed to sit. They aren’t...

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