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Staying in Control

I once read an article that stated the people who lived the longest were those who felt they had most control over something they really loved doing. Want to guess which profession had the longest lifespans? Symphony orchestra conductors, average … Continue reading

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Sports Injuries

Many athletes use pain as the end point of an exercise workout, measuring their success by degree of soreness. The body gives many signals letting you know you are nearing your safe limits of exercise. You just have to become … Continue reading

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Understanding Integrative Manual Therapy

When trying to understand something new like Integrative Manual Therapy (IMT), it is important to learn the subject’s terminology, but more importantly you need to address its frame of reference and the scope of application. IMT is best described as … Continue reading

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Is It Magic or Is It IMT?

Integrative Manual Therapy (IMT) is a hands-on approach to healing and recovery from a variety of conditions.  One aspect of IMT is the palpation and normalization of biological rhythms in the body.  These rhythms may reflect how the body functions … Continue reading

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What is Integrative Manual Therapy or IMT?

For over 5 years I have studied a remarkable system of hands-on techniques for treating all kinds of body parts and systems. When I first encountered the founder of this work and heard her describe the philosophy of her system of … Continue reading

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Good Thoughts Bad Thoughts

With so many treatments available to us today, how do we evaluate which is best? I take the approach “first do no harm.” Then I make sure permanent, irreversible changes are last (like cutting something out, a permanent tattoo for … Continue reading

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Healing with Magnetic Field Energy

For many centuries, magnets have been used for healing. Even Cleopatra reputedly wore magnets for health. Reputable physical therapists endorse using magnets as an effective treatment tool. Research studies document physical effects of magnetic field energy including: muscle relaxation increased … Continue reading

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