“Maybe” most often stops us


          The other day I watching a patient walk from the waiting room to the gym.  Her shoulders were leaning very far forward over a cane.  Her bottom was significantly behind her feet.  I invited ...


I Have a Voice – Just saying


Hello – this is your body speaking. I am your body. From the time you were small, the “authorities” taught you to stop listening to me.  Push yourself harder, you can do the pull-up or the push-up or ...


Are You too Good to be Great?


Recently I began working with an awesome man, a former Navy Seal. He had a long list of painful body parts and an equally long list of injuries. He explained to me these injuries had healed the best t...


All I Need is Drops in My Bucket


Hello, this is your body speaking. You already know I could feel better. Often you don’t start living the choices you know would help me because “it is too much work” or “it will not do any good becau...


What Have You Done for Me Lately?


My sister recently had to have her thyroid surgically removed. She finally went to the doctor when there were so many growths around her thyroid that she was having difficulties breathing and swallowi...


Be Aware


Observing people and how they move over the last 30 years has lead me to some beliefs. From the time we are born, we are taught to reduce our awareness of our bodies. As children we attend gym class a...


How Long Will it Take?


I frequently get asked this question: “how long will it take for this pain to resolve?”  A client will report they have come to therapy and followed the instructions for a week, and asks why there is ...


What is the Best Mattress?


Next time you are looking for a new mattress listen to your body. When we listen to our bodies, we will end up with the mattress that fits our different body shapes and sizes. 5 Messages from Your Bod...


Lovin’ Our Labels


Recently, I heard someone share a label describing “who” they were.  The person said, “I have ADHD.” It was stated like a job title, of which they were proud, like Clinical Director, or Receptionist. ...


10 reasons your recovery is slowed to a crawl

10.  Over-all health – Healthy people heal faster than unhealthy people.  Younger people heal faster than older people.  Fit people heal faster than couch potatoes. 9.  Other health issues such as dia...