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Why You Need to STRETCH!

I perform bodywork on a wide range of clients at my practice, all of whom have incredibly different bodies, lifestyles, stress levels, diets, and medical histories.From daily desk workers and local foodies to competing body builders and religious runners, there is one question I ask just about every client I meet:“Do you stretch?”*Now, it might …

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Understanding TMJ Dysfunction

In late 2013, during a French lesson on the snow-swept grounds of the University of Mary Washington, you could have found me sitting slouched at a desk along the back wall of an oblong classroom, holding ridiculous, makeshift ice packs of Ziplock bags, rubber bands, and paper towels to both sides of my jaw.It was …

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Food & Our Bodies

Even if the basic science behind food can be boiled down somewhat simply, individual relationships with food—and furthermore, physique—unquestionably cannot be. “Calories in, Calories out,” they say. Eh, kind of. Math is math, and I won’t dispute factual numbers; that being said, what makes up those calories DOES matter. Even if human physiology obeyed the …

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