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Fall Foliage Hikes… Don’t Miss Out!

Fall Foliage Hikes… Don’t Miss Out!

With the arrival of autumn, everyone is talking about the changing colors and the fall festivities. When we think of fall, we think of hiking, biking, and many other outside activities. It all sounds so exciting and enjoyable, but then you remember the soreness that follows, or back pain that accompanies it.

Don’t let those thoughts stop you from enjoying the beauty of the changing season. You can utilize the power of medical massage to prepare or recover from a long day outside.

Dr. Joan can alleviate those aches and pains that come from such fall activities. Whether you […]

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Do I Really Have to Change?

Do I Really Have to Change?

Of course not, unless you want to keep the pain you’ve had for years; unless you want to continue feeling tired, sluggish, and fatigued; unless you aren’t concerned about your overall health; unless you want to continue in unhappy, non-supporting relationships.

We know we need to make changes in our life when our life is not bringing us joy, happiness, inner peace, physical vitality and a sense of “aliveness.”  But, who wants to do the arduous work of making changes?  Is it easier to just accept things as they are or is it better to begin to take an honest inventory […]

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Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain can be especially debilitating, because so many of our daily work and home activities require a wide range of arm and shoulder movement.

If you have shoulder pain, we’ll first evaluate you for signs of joint instability. If you have ligament weakness or other structural problems that destabilize any component of your joints, we’ll immediately refer you to an orthopedic medical doctor for evaluation. The physician may choose to refer you back to our office for manual therapy to complement his or her treatment plan.

The shoulder is complicated; we evaluate 26 muscles and 4 joints whenever shoulder pain or […]

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