Let’s continue this discussion about stretching with the concept of “partner” stretching. As a therapist we are our clients’ partners and we have schools now available for training or CDs to teach the nuances. I know that many therapists are in fact stretching their clients with great success. For those of you who haven’t started yet and are considering it as an additional tool, one word of caution, you can’t feel what they are feeling, and the moment that you have caused pain and gone too far it might be too late. So, if you begin to stretch your clients, just always make sure to be very aware of the “end point” as I call it, either of muscular tension or bone structure. [Read more…]
Becoming More Informed On Antibiotic Usage Can Be Life-Altering!
I totally support the use of antibiotics, just not in farming practices, except for the occasional emergency. But, the danger of antibiotic use exists. That being said, unless you have been living in the jungles of Papa New Guinea for the past 90 years or so, you know that the use of antibiotics has saved millions of lives! Heck, my grandfather, who I never had the pleasure of meeting, met his demise in the early 1930’s from septicemia after having an abscessed tooth pulled! The poor guy was ready to reap the rewards of a great fortune he had amassed at the ripe old age of 42 in the late 1920’s. Maybe he had bad karma or something like that, because what would have been a simple procedure today, killed the poor bastard! You are probably frighteningly aware of the lurking epidemic that will undoubtedly create a major culling of our species in the not too distant future. One needs to be aware of the dangers of antibiotics.
My job is simple really, I hope that my clients leave my office feeling better and in more control of their existence. So, I give exercises and supplement recommendations that oftentimes accelerates their journey back to the tennis courts, the roadways, the weight room, the playing fields and office chairs that are often their nemesis. I wanted to share with you some information that I believe is relevant for those of you who practice the healing arts. So, this article’s whole purpose isn’t about the value of antibiotics, but the dangers of some antibiotic usage. [Read more…]