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Surgeries skyrocket due to NSAIDs

February 10, 2016

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Surgeries skyrocket due to NSAIDs by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  If you have ever had a painful joint, such as the hip, knee, shoulder or low back, your doctor may have prescribed a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). These drugs are among the most commonly used drugs in the world for the treatment of osteoarthritis […]

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Put mind over matter with integrative imagery

July 13, 2013

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by Nancy Beauchamp —  When people hear the words integrative imagery, they probably think about CAT scans or MRIs. But integrative imagery does not refer to a mechanical device separate from us. Rather, it is a technique of putting mind over matter to become healthier. In her book, Molecules of Emotions, Candace Pert states that […]

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Rolfing® creates powerful, far-reaching changes

May 5, 2013

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by Deanna Melnychuk — Rosemary Feitis writes in the forword of Dr. Ida P. Rolf’s book, Rolfing: Reestablishing the Natural Alignment and Structural Integration of the Human Body for Vitality and Well-Being (1989), “The technique [of rolfing] is powerful, and the resultant changes are far-reaching. Rolfing enters into the body’s process and changes its course. […]

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Why Rofling®? Some questions and answers

March 3, 2013

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by Deanna Melnychuk  —  Although rolfing is a modality that has been in use for years, misperceptions still abound. The following are answers to commonly asked questions about rolfing. Q: Is rolfing important for everyone or does it only benefit those who have been in an accident or had surgery? A: While rolfing is extremely […]

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Rolfing® — The ins and outs

March 5, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  When we hear of Rolfing and Structural Integration, the first thought that generally comes to mind is: but it hurts, doesn’t it? Dr. Ida Rolf, over a period of 50 years, developed the method of Rolfing, which she called Structural Integration. Many dedicated rolfers have continued to advance this bodywork since […]

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Welcome to the land of odd

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Kenneth Muhich —  In a recent U.C. Berkeley Wellness Letter (Volume 28, Issue 2, November 2011), the chair of the Editorial Board, John Swartzberg, M.D., went off on anyone and everyone in complementary and alternative medicine, including one of their own, Dr. Mehmet Oz. Suzanne Somers, a spokesperson against many of the unsafe […]

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Are you tired of living with shoulder pain?

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  What most people call the shoulder is really several joints that combine with tendons and muscles to allow a wide range of motion to the arm — from scratching your back to throwing the perfect pitch. However, mobility has its price, and it can lead to increased problems with […]

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Are you tired of living with low back pain?

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Low back pain, also referred to as backache and lumbago, is one of the most common health concerns for which people see a doctor. If you have not experienced low back pain, the odds are that you will sometime in the future. The statistics involving low back pain are […]

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Rolfing® and replacement surgery

February 24, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  You have just been diagnosed with “bone-on-bone,” a condition in which the cartilage has degenerated or disappeared between the bone and the joint, causing severe pain. Surgery is recommended. What happens next, after hip or knee replacement surgery? A long period of rehabilitation will be required, which probably includes intensive physical […]

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Neural therapy — an unknown therapy

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Neural therapy is an injection therapy that is relatively unknown in the United States; however, for years, more than 50 percent of all established practitioners in Europe, particularly Germany, have been using neural therapy successfully in their day-to-day practice. Neural therapy is used to detect and treat both chronic […]

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Rolfing®: WD-40® for the joints

February 23, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  Do you wake up sounding like a squeaky screen door? Do your shoulders, elbows, knees or ankles not bend the way they used to? In other words, is your range of motion limited? Does it feel like you just need to have your joints oiled so you can move easily (and […]

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Estrogen and breast cancer

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Ann Lovick —  If there is one thing women fear, it is breast cancer. Perhaps it is the fact that breasts are such a feminine attribute, strongly associated with attractiveness and fertility, or that women associate breast cancer with a loss of sexuality and even a loss of self. Some women are afraid […]

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Rolfing® — get back your back

February 23, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  Do you have chronic low back pain? Is it a symptom or a cause? Is your lower back in pain because of other bodily misalignments caused by tight connective tissue? A Rolfer™ is trained to assess your entire body’s structure to determine the underlying cause of the pain in your sacrum […]

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