Monday, January 15, 2018

Why does my foot fall asleep?

Here's why your foot falls asleep--it's called parasthesis, and, if you are generally healthy, not a reason for concern 

https://www.vox.com/2015/3/1/8121321/foot-falls-asleep
 

Monday, January 8, 2018

Is surgery always necessary?

>A recent editorial in the British Journal of Medicine offered the scathing opinion that arthroscopic surgery for knee pain is: “a highly questionable practice without supporting evidence of even moderate quality.” <

Some surgeries are necessary--no question.
Many are not--a conservative, wait-and-see approach to injury may be better.
Massage can help alleviate pain and discomfort during this period.

In addition, massage stimulates the nervous system by providing positive input, which may aid the body in finding ways to move without pain.
From Todd Hargrove

Have you wondered why, for example, after years of yoga, you cannot sit in a perfect lotus, while others manage it effortlessly? The answer...