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Case Study: Mind Body Connections

We are told that the mind and the body are connected, but perhaps we are not told how deeply they are connected. On the surface level, the mind is of course connected to the body. I tell my hand to move in my brain, and it moves. Everyone understands this to be true....

Diagnosing and Treating Knee Pain

“The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual’s own reason and critical analysis.” –  Dalai Lama Too often we fall to the misguided notion that we must treat our pain first and then try to find out what is causing it. This is particularly...

What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome and How to Treat It

“The ultimate mystery is one’s own self.”-  Sammy Davis, Jr. It is a commonly accepted belief in our culture that athletes are more prone than most to joint and muscle injuries and pain. While this may have some basis in fact, the unfortunate truth for most...

NeuroKinetic Therapy® 101

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.”- Carol Welch At Pain and Performance Solutions effectively uses a wide range of boy work systems and therapies to achieve muscle recovery and correct muscular...

How Vasper Helps Your Body Function at its Peak

“The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.” – Kenneth H. Cooper It has long been known and understood that health and well-being are intrinsically tied to physical fitness. This is not to say that one must be a triathlete or CrossFit champion to...

Metatarsalgia: What It Is and How It’s Treated

“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau There is great truth in that statement. However, recurring or chronic foot pain can make it difficult to take that walk. A common example of this is a condition known as...