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Body scraping, Gua Sha, Graston technique and other ways to relieve pain and improve the way you move.

Body scraping, Gua Sha, Graston technique, and other ways to relieve pain and improve the way you move. Have you ever used a Gua Sha stone or received one as a gift?    Have you ever brushed or scraped an area as recommended by your athletic trainer in college? The NY Times recently published an article on some of these methods which have been around for thousands of years.   According to the NY Times, these methods are supposed to improve lymphatic drainage. The lymphatic system is a series of vessels, tissues, and organs that are part of our immune system.  Read More »

Could that sample from Mars be an unstoppable contagion that makes Covid-19 look like child”s play?

Could that sample from Mars be an unstoppable contagion that makes Covid-19 look like child”s play? The NY Times had an interesting article regarding samples taken from other worlds, such as Mar’s, which could be an unstoppable contagion. Years ago, a movie called Andromeda Strain discussed the possibility that an organism from another world could be deadly to us.   Michael Crighton was the story’s author, a huge movie in 1971. Conversely, at the end of War of the Worlds, which starred Tom Cruise, where the Aliens attacked the earth and attempted to drive us to extinction, the aliens were killed Read More »

Your Doppelgänger may look like you, but is there more to the story genetically?

Your Doppelgänger may look like you, but is there more to the story genetically? A Doppelgänger is someone that may be able to pass for you as your double.  Many celebrities have been impersonated by Doppelgängers who are not at all members of your family. According to the NY Times, Doppelgänger may not only look like you but may also have genetic similarities. Celebrities such as Drew Barrymore, Elon Musk, and many others have Doppelgängers and you may too. This is not to be confused with twins or triplets separate at birth and who were given up for adoption as Read More »

The buzz surrounding Pilates according to the NY Times

The buzz surrounding Pilates according to the NY Times I have recommended Pilates as a core strengthening regimen to our patients for years.  People often discover Pilates after having back or neck problems and after traditional rehab had not solved their problem or they wanted to avoid a medical procedure for herniated discs in the back, neck, or both. Pilates began years ago when Joseph Pilates, a German physical trainer who originally was a gymnast and body builder promoted his techniques after successfully treating famous dancers in New York City. His unique approach to core strength and posture helped many Read More »

A teen has already broken some of Usain Bolt’s track records; Athletes all over are getting it done.

A teen has already broken some of Usain Bolt’s track records; Athletes all over are getting it done. Usain Bolt was known for his ability to frustrate even the most accomplished track and field athletes due to his freight train-like acceleration and speed. Records are made to be broken and the NY Times recently reported about Erriyon Knighton, just out of high school who has already lowered Bolt’s world junior record in the 200 meters. A local Favorite, Sydney Mclaughlin has done similarly in hurdles as she broke her own records and there are many others now reporting record-breaking times Read More »