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Gaining empathy for those with personality disorders

September 30, 2013


I wrote a post called Antidepressants and weight-loss, and how to make dieting and exercise work better for you if you have issues with depression, which started off: From the lecture I reference below: “Depression is the most damaging disease you can experience.” Notice the word DISEASE. If you are one of those people who hears “depression” […]

Correcting a swayback posture by…changing how you sleep?

September 24, 2013


The first one of these is An example of how important your sleep positioning can be. In that I cover the similarities between a lateral pelvic tilt and how one sleeps. Next up, the similarities between sleep positioning and a swayback posture. First up, going over a swayback posture. I’ll use some pictures from Kendall’s […]

A patient’s compliance is not just the patient’s responsibility

September 16, 2013


I’ve detailed my health insurance issues before. With the new laws taking effect soon I was researching things again. I came across this great discussion of Obamacare on Reddit. Really, I was just looking for an easy to understand summation, and the thread provides that. A doctor then weighed in on what was about to […]

Some quick notes on piriformis syndrome

September 9, 2013


One day I’ll write something thorough on piriformis syndrome and sciatica. Til then, here’s some brief info from en email exchange. Edited for relevancy: Hi Brian, I recently took a trip driving to Arkansas from NJ with my family.  After getting home (actually I knew while in Arkansas) my hips are out of sync, my […]

A progression to lifting your arms overhead pain free

September 5, 2013


The most common complaint of those with shoulder pain is a limited ability to lift their arm(s) up. One of the ways I disagree with many in approaching this ailment is I don’t avoid lifting the arm overhead; I embrace it. You won’t get your arms over your head by only working them under your […]