Middle & Upper Back Pain It goes OUCH when you slouch! One of the postures we frequently notice when walking at the mall or any public place is rounded shoulders and slouched forward chest. This often appears during the high school years when we make our daily pilgrimage to that institution of higher learning. The…Details
Breath, Digestion & Sinuses
The efficient exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the lungs is critical for maintaining cellular energy and good health. The abdominal area and the digestive system assimilates nutrients and eliminates waste. The chest and abdomen rely on each other for optimal health.
Here are some tips on steps you can take to support respiratory and digestive health from the sinuses to the lungs and the colon.
Constipation Thinking back to when you were an infant, or for those of you lucky enough to still be in their presence, it was fairly predictable when you would soil your diaper with #2. Usually you would take in a good meal (breast milk or formula) or even some semi-solids. Then, like magic, you would…Details
Caring for your Ribcage and Abdomen Over the many years we have trained professional massage therapists a common trend we observed was the relatively rapid exclusion of the chest and abdomen areas from “full body” massage sequences the students would practice. Indeed, many patrons attending our Student Clinic requested those areas be left out of…Details
Asthma Asthma is a chronic breathing disorder that is often triggered by external factors such as pollen and pollution. Synthetic scents used in the perfume industry, personal care products and household cleansers can also trigger asthma attacks. Internal factors such as emotional stress and exertion from exercise can also trigger asthma attacks. Asthma episodes result…Details