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A tennis ball can be used as a simple self-management strategy to reduce muscular tension in those little annoying “knots” in your muscles.  When you apply just the right amount of pressure to the area, you should be able to relax onto the tennis ball and feel a “release” of tension within ten seconds to […]

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What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the awareness that arises when we pay attention, in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, without judgement (Kabat-Zinn, 2011). We learn to step out of automatic pilot, which in turn affects how we make decisions and react to situations in our lives. Key Learnings: We spend most […]

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Take Control of Your Health: Senior Yoga By: Sally Writes As we get older, certain things that we once took for granted become more and more in focus. Perhaps the most striking example of this is our health and well-being; as we reach our senior years, it becomes ever more important to look after both […]

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Chronic Pain

Standards of care to manage chronic pain includes the development of self management skills, but for many people, professional guidance is helpful to know what questions to ask, where to go for support and little things you can do to reduce your pain intensity and improve daily functioning. Much of the educational information we provide […]