Health

Navigating Dizziness and Vertigo

By | 2018-06-11T19:48:13+00:00 June 4th, 2018|

According to a 2001-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of 5000, US adults, 35% of adults age 40 or older had some sort of vestibular dysfunction; as the reported age increased to people over [...]

Mana Lomi: Part 2

By | 2018-06-07T09:41:08+00:00 May 30th, 2018|

It is now time to end my series on Mana Lomi.  To recap, I have mentioned the historical aspects of Lomilomi and the physical science of the technique as it relates to the human body. [...]

No pain, no gain! Right?

By | 2018-06-04T12:10:22+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|

There are infinite ways to describe pain. In different vocabulary, languages, and within specific cultural norms. In some cultures, pain is not even recognized. People either ignore the concept altogether denying its influence or they [...]

When Combating Pain, Try Sleeping On It

By | 2018-05-01T10:33:28+00:00 April 9th, 2018|

If you ask someone what they are doing to live a more healthful life, typical answers include exercising more frequently, eating less sugar, drinking more water, reducing stress. Those are fantastic goals, ones that will [...]

The High Sprain Ankle

By | 2018-04-06T16:08:39+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|

In the world of athletics, March is popular for the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament known as March Madness. You will see over the course of the tournament how many injuries are specific to ankle sprains. [...]

Race to the Massage Table

By | 2018-04-06T14:29:47+00:00 March 26th, 2018|

My sister and I were talking last December about how we both have always wanted to complete a marathon as a bucket list item.  We talked about how we had wanted to do it years [...]

The Skinny on Compression Socks

By | 2018-04-06T11:50:58+00:00 March 19th, 2018|

Compression stockings and sleeves are not only fashionable, but also an important treatment for various health conditions. What do they do? They help decrease work on the cardiovascular tissues within the body. In cases of [...]

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