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Author: Alena Ryan

NO EASY ANSWERS 

NO EASY ANSWERS  JUNE 2020  You’ve delayed coming in, hoping that things would change. I get that. No one wants to expose themselves to any risk that is not absolutely necessary. But if nagging pain is talking more loudly than ever, it may be time to consider your options. What are the consequences of delaying

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When Protection Becomes A Problem

When Protection Becomes A Problem

Barb saw the truck in the rear-view mirror and braced. Her hands gripped the wheel, every muscle in her body was tense when the truck hit. After three months, those muscles still haven’t let go-she feels a stiffness or tightness that no amount of stretching eliminates. When Barb saw the headlights, her nervous system’s natural response

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When Protection Becomes a Problem 

When Protection Becomes a Problem  Barb saw the truck in the rear-view mirror and braced. Her hands gripped the wheel, every muscle in her body was tense when the truck hit. After three months, those muscles still haven’t let go-she feels a stiffness or tightness that no amount of stretching eliminates.  When Barb saw the

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Assistance From A Distance

Assistance From A Distance

Most people don’t realize this, but off-the-clock physical therapists are diagnosing people all the time without getting them on a treatment table. It’s second nature to us. My kids remember walks along the Pearl Street Mall where I would notice a total stranger walking in front of us with a back or hip problem and

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RELAX – YOU’VE GOT THIS! 

RELAX – YOU’VE GOT THIS!  APRIL 2020  Every time I got in the car, I started humming. For months after my son died, it was the same simple lullaby. I sang my way through Driver’s Ed too, sweaty palms gripping the wheel and Ooh Child (Things are Gonna Get Easier) playing over and over in

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4 Simple Exercises To Help You Cope

4 Simple Exercises To Help You Cope

Every time I got in the car, I started humming. For months after my son died, it was the same simple lullaby. I sang my way through Driver’s Ed too, sweaty palms gripping the wheel and Ooh Child (Things are Gonna Get Easier) playing over and over in my head. And now, I find these

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