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MBSR ~ Special Promotion for Rise Clients

This is a great offer for our clients. We are looking forward to MBSR starting February 28th. With only a few spots left be sure to contact Natasha as soon as possible to take advantage of this deal.   

If I have Fibromyalgia can I have a Massage?

If I have Fibromyalgia can I have a Massage? Yes, there is, however, additional elements a massage therapist needs to take into consideration and discuss with clients. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition generally characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, tenderness in localized areas and anxiety.  Exercise, relaxation and stress reduction can help manage a lot …  

Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia

    Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia How Does Acupuncture Work?  According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, acupuncture works by maintaining the flow of energy pathways through your body. This life-force energy is called qi or chi (pronounced “chee”). Qi flows through meridian pathways in the body, each of which corresponds to an organ system. When …  

Fibromyalgia ~ Nutritional and holistic approach

    Fibromyalgia Nutritional and holistic approach:   It is important to identify and approach any imbalance that may apply and additional strain on the body such as food sensitivities and immune system conditions Ensuring the health of the digestive system. For example, proper nutrient absorption Eating foods that help alleviate chronic inflammation Making sure …  

Fibromyalgia ~ Kinesiologist Anna Topf

    If you have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and are not sure how to move forward with it then one of the most effective treatments is exercise, says Daniel Clauw, MD, professor of anesthesiology and medicine at the University of Michigan. “It benefits all of the symptoms of fibromyalgia, including pain, fatigue, and sleep problems.” Fibromyalgia Exercise Step 1: Know …  

Fibromyalgia and Trauma

Fibromyalgia and Trauma As fibromyalgia is a condition of the nervous system, trauma* is often associated.  In Peter Levine’s book “Freedom from Pain” he describes chronic pain as often a result of the combination of disassociation and tension being held in the body.  Disassociation is that feeling of being numb, and outside of your body, …  

Yoga for chronic pain

Classes start January 15th in The Hub. Come, join Shannon for another series of yoga classes.  Bring a new registrant and receive a discount.  

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by widespread pain, a feeling of mental cloudiness, sleep disturbance, and many other possible symptoms. It is a type of ‘central sensitization’ where the signals in the body are amplified so that many different types of sensations are heightened: these include pain, emotions, and even smell, sound and sight. It …