Many pain syndromes are related the myofascial system and underlying skeletal abnormalities. These posts address such areas, issues, and ways to address such conditions.

Our Toxic World: Arsenic

Our Toxic World | Arsenic Arsenic is a natural component of the earth’s crust and is widely distributed throughout the environment in the air, water and land. It is highly…

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Our Toxic World
Our Toxic World

Our Toxic World

Our Toxic World | SF I really do try to stay upbeat in most situations.  Take a deep breath and carry on right?  But what if that deep breath is…

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Joint Hypermobility Syndrome
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Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

Joint Hypermobility Syndrome | SF Hypermobility means that your joints are more flexible than other people's (you may think of yourself as being double jointed). When this causes pain, it…

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Stress & Your Body
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Stress & Your Body

STRESS & YOUR BODY | san francisco Stress has both benefits and downfalls. It is an adaptive energy needed for growth and strengthening. We have evolved through the fight or…

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Leaky Gut Syndrome
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Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky gut syndrome | san francisco Leaky gut, or "intestinal permeability" is a condition in which the lining of the small intestine becomes damaged, causing undigested food particles, toxic waste products…

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Acute vs. Chronic Pain/Inflammation
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Acute vs. Chronic Pain/Inflammation

Acute vs chronic pain/Inflammation What was the mechanism of injury?  When did it start?  What have you done at home to address it? When you ask someone for advice about…

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Golfer’s Elbow and Tennis Elbow
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Golfer’s Elbow and Tennis Elbow

GOLFER'S AND TENNIS ELBOW: TWO COMMON CAUSES OF ELBOW PAIN While many people are familiar with the names of these conditions, there is less widespread understanding about how they differ.…

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Foam Rolling, Myofascial Release and Stretching: What’s the Difference?
Stretching, Foam Rolling, and Myofascial Release

Foam Rolling, Myofascial Release and Stretching: What’s the Difference?

Foam Rolling, myofascial release, stretching...what's the difference? Foam Rolling, Myofascial Release, Stretching...What's the difference really?  Most of us will instinctively try to loosen a tight muscle.  This is especially true…

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Frozen Shoulder
FROZEN SHOULDER | SF

Frozen Shoulder

FROZEN SHOULDER | SF Frozen shoulder is a condition that affects your shoulder joint. It usually involves pain and stiffness that develops gradually, gets worse and then finally goes away.…

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