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If you have pain or numbness in your hands and in your feet, it’s a good idea to see your doctor to rule out any serious medical condition like diabetes. Although some people are more prone to get diabetes than others, it is largely a disorder caused by lifestyle and what we eat.  Some doctors […]

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Muscles get “stuck” in the positions that we use the most. Doesn’t matter whether the position makes you feel good or not-so-good. Muscles become “comfortable” in the positions they’re used to. Doesn’t matter to them whether YOU are happy or not! Rolling your shoulders is one way to get your shoulder muscles back into balance. […]

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If you are suffering with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, I have some excellent options for natural help for you.  What is “natural” help?  It means working WITH your body to relieve your symptoms. What are symptoms?  Your pain, tingling, numbness, headaches, sleeplessness, knots in your back and more; all of those are symptoms. Your doctor may […]

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Playing a musical instrument can really be a pain in the neck! Which muscles cause back and neck pain in musicians and what can get rid of the pain?

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There is a set of muscles on each side of your neck that can cause pain in your upper back, arm, wrist and hand.  Those muscles are called the scalenes. If the “knot” between your spine and shoulder blade “won’t” go away, blame the scalene muscles.  It can’t go away until the scalene muscles are […]

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Wow. Today I am feeling really insignificant. I love helping people feel better, to reduce their pain. Sometimes I even help them see things differently, so they can function better. I help them move better and hurt less. I help them understand why they hurt. And I have my own story about pain. I have […]

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Are you worried that walking might cause carpal tunnel pain? I recently saw a man walking on the sidewalk. He was obviously walking for exercise. And he looked so uncomfortable! Someone else might not have noticed. Or, maybe they would have, because it was so obvious. The poor guy looked like he was having electric […]

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Hey! I was reviewing some carpal tunnel information from Wikipedia and it said that carpal tunnel syndrome is idiopathic. “Idiopathic” basically means: no known cause. Well, then, why did we just recently develop carpal tunnel pain as adults? We used our hands and arms even more when we were children. We did more things, used […]

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Something in your hand, wrist or lower arm hurts, and you suspect carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Maybe you even have a doctor’s diagnosis of CTS. But, do you really have CTS? Or, do you have other pain which is in the vicinity of the carpal tunnel? CTS is often misdiagnosed. There are many reasons why […]

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I recently read an excellent book about natural pain relief. It has a great disclaimer. It said, basically, if you think you need the protection of a disclaimer, then close the book now. The author believes that the most important consultation is the one each person has with himself or herself. He believes in taking […]

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