Why Did I Get Injured? Summon the Escape Goats

You eat well and exercise nearly every day. Maybe you’re overcoming a few old issues, or maybe a sedentary lifestyle, or maybe being fit has always been part of your life. All seems to be going well and you feel unstoppable when out of nowhere, a mysterious injury puts you out commission. Absent incontestable evidence,…

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Why Did I Get Injured? Evident and Mysterious Injuries

Ugh! Injuries! Most of us have experienced them at some point of our lives. They’re a fact of life and don’t have to disable us to get our attention. Are you active? Chances are you’ve experienced an injury, maybe something as small as a tweak or as major as a tear. Are you sedentary? You’re…

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Reflex Arcs and the Root of Dysfunction

What comes to mind when you hear the word reflex? Probably actions so engraved in our minds, that we execute them without thinking. But reflexes—in the neurological context—are actions regulated by the autonomic nervous system. If you were ever startled by a hot surface and yanked your hand away, then you’re acquainted with their instantaneous…

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The Role of Deep Fascia: Quiet and Powerful Beauty

Fascia has been fashionable over the past few years. Whether you heard it from fitness or therapy professionals, fascia is the new catch term, one that must be used in every possible instance. Yet using a term ad-nauseam doesn’t mean it’s properly understood or applied. Proof of it is the broad belief that fascia is…

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What is Strain-Counterstrain?

(Watch Video First. Turn Captions (CC) On) The Nuts and Bolts of Strain-Counterstrain For all the mind-blowing results that Strain-Counterstrain delivers—at a rapid rate and without teeth-clenching discomfort—one would think the system addresses phantasmal aspects of our physiology. This seems even more daunting when exposed to the magnificence of the more recently developed Fascial-Counterstrain, where…

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Welcome To My New Office

Ah, yes, my new office. Sounds so grownup; doesn’t it? It was but a few months ago that this felt like yet another someday dream. What’s the rush? I thought. I had just moved my Fascial-Counterstrain practice from my home office to a part-time space and business was going well. Though it didn’t seem necessary,…

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21 Signs You Are a Counterstrainer

Disclaimer: this is my opinion and my opinion alone. Very few things fill me with as much excitement as attending the Strain-Counterstrain courses. I know that not only will the information be mind-blowing, but I’ll also get the chance to catch up with colleagues as we practice the new techniques, and express our gratitude for…

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