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5 Significant Benefits of Laser Skin Surgery

Are you aware that Laser is an acronym that represents “Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation”? Laser surgery is a medical procedure that involves the use of a laser to cut through tissue as opposed to using a conventional scalpel. With innovations in medical technology, laser surgeries have become vital in the treatment […]

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8 Reasons to Start Using Chaga Mushroom

Chaga, which has a scientific name of Inonotus obliquus, is a species of mushrooms commonly used in traditional and alternative medicine for its richness in antioxidants and other compounds that are beneficial to overall health. It’s endemic in Asia, Russia, Canada, and Siberia and is known by many names including “King of Herbs” and “Mushroom […]

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Fascia Contracts

How does this happen? It’s because of the myofibroblasts, specialized fibroblast cells (they synthesize the connective tissue matrix). Studies of myofibroblasts in mechanobiology prove that they are significant to wound healing/tissue injury and fibrosis. “Myo” means muscle, thus their contractability. They have an important role in wound healing (a really good thing). But they are also responsible for fibrosis (not such […]

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Bowen Therapy for Fluid Flow

Did you know that our bodies are more than 70% water? That being the case, fluid flow in our tissues is very important.  Moving the water in our tissues and doing it slowly leads to healthy hydrated fascia. Stimulating the receptors and breaking adhesions has been thought to be the top priority in body work, but now […]

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Electrical Currents and Energy

Today I am going to borrow, but give credit to Jenny Petridis (a Bowen practitioner in Austrailia), something that caught my attention regarding piezoelectricity.  This is a very important aspect of what happens with energy and the body’s response in a Bowen session. ~ Because of piezoelectricity, every movement of the body, every pressure, every tension anywhere, […]

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LED “Head Harness” Provides Breakthrough for Concussions!

There continues to be a rising concern about concussion, not only in the NFL but also among children’s and adolescents’ sports. High school athletes’ concussion rates have risen 200% in the past decade.  Here are some interesting and alarming sports concussion statistics: 3,800,000 concussions reported in 2012, double what was reported in 2002 33% of all […]

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BrainTap Helps Break the Yo-Yo Diet Cycle

By some estimates, more than 80 percent of people who lose weight, regain all of it back in about two years, with many packing on even more pounds. Researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles, analyzed 31 long-term diet studies and found that about two-thirds of dieters regained more weight within four or […]

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Is City Life throwing off your balance?

Do you ever have a chance to get out in nature?  Or are you stuck in a city life that has you in a continual rat race?  Do you ever see trees, grass and lakes or just concrete and tall buildings? Check out this article and ask yourself if our BrainTap experience at Living Well […]

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Would You Like to Defeat Neuropathy

If you are suffering with neuropathy and frustrated because the treatments you’ve tried haven’t worked, you’re not alone. There are millions of people around the world like you that have failed to find help. Do you continue to suffer from these neuropathy symptoms? Burning in your hands and/or feet Pins and needles or prickling pain […]

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