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Using “and” Instead of “but”

A lot of my conversations lately, both in the clinic and privately, have seemed to evolve into a discussion regarding language and how it can shape a person’s experiences, belief systems, and actions. This blurb can go in many directions but I want to focus on one conversation that I’ve had with two patients recently …

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I Am Driving the Struggle Bus Today

Today, I asked for help. I (Christina) have been consistently writing this newsletter for a year and recently I have been starting to get a writer’s block…. that’s why the email lately has been reaching your inboxes on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. So, I reached out today for some help from others in the clinic. Not …

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Reflection on Healing

I was recently reflecting on my healing process lately and how difficult it is to manage… and I assume that many of you totally understand this same sentiment. It’s interesting how we tend to have two camps talking to us about our healing. One says keep going and put yourself first in order to keep …

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Functional Movement: Rotation

​ Today is the last day of our series talking about different exercises that improve functional performance throughout the day. There are seven different types of movement that incomposes functional tasks and today we are going to talk about rotational movements.  ​You use rotational movements when trying to get something out of the backseat of …

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Functional Movement: Lunge

Our next series that we are going to dive into is about the different exercises that improve functional performance throughout the day. There are seven different types of movement that incomposes functional tasks and today we are going to talk about lunges.  ​Lunges are kind of lunge where the feet are more separated. Lunging is …

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Functional Movement: Carries

Our next series that we are going to dive into is about the different exercises that improve functional performance throughout the day. There are seven different types of movement that incomposes functional tasks and today we are going to talk about carries.  ​You use carries when you are bringing in your groceries from the car, …

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How Do You Express Joy?

So usually this email is prepared on Sunday night so that it can be sent to you all by Monday morning. Unfortunately, I did not write the email on Sunday because I didn’t feel like I really had anything important to say. I could talk about the Super Bowl but not everyone loves football. Or …

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Functional Movement: Pulling

Our next series that we are going to dive into is about the different exercises that improve functional performance throughout the day. There are seven different types of movement that incomposes functional tasks and today we are going to talk about pulling.  ​The act of pulling is when we use our arms or legs to …

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Functional Movement: Pushing/Pressing

Our next series that we are going to dive into is about the different exercises that improve functional performance throughout the day. There are seven different types of movement that incomposes functional tasks and today we are going to talk about pressing.  ​The act of pressing is when we use our arms or legs to …

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