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7 Self Help Techniques to Alleviate Musician Injury

Trust me — if you’re a musician, your health is just as important as your instrument. Both must be in tune to play well. Common musician injuries include thoracic outlet syndrome, De Quervain’s syndrome, repetitive stress injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, and tendonitis. These ailments can

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The Truth About Pain – A Different Paradigm

This article was originally published in Townsend Letter (November 2018) – https://www.townsendletter.com/. I played golf with sharp and disabling lower back pain for twenty-five years before I learned how to make it go away. Trigger point injections and myofascial work always helped; but when I

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Could Low Blood Sugar Be a Root to Fibromyalgia? New Study

Fibromyalgia is a mysterious illness characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Scientists suspect it amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way the brain processes pain — what the CDC calls abnormal pain processing. Yet the root cause of

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In Person Examination Critical to Avoid Fibromyalgia Misdiagnosis

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition affecting over 4 million people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is associated with abnormal pain processing — sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress. The condition is often

Dr. Blatman @ Awaken Fair 11/24/19

Dr. Blatman will be speaking at The Awaken Fair on 11/24/19 in Tarrytown, NY “PRP + Peptides + Stem Cells” Hudson Room B @ 10:15am For more information, please visit The Awaken Fair website.

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October is Breast Health Awareness Month 

Mammograms – The Gold Standard Breast cancer screening is done to detect breast cancer before a person notices any physical symptoms. Early detection can enable a person to undergo less invasive treatments with better outcomes. Health authorities and doctors recommend regular screenings with mammography for

6 Natural Ways to Feel Younger & Healthier

Age is not just a number. Take a look at your classmates on Facebook. Many will look years apart — some will look their age, others will seem to be decades older than the rest, a few lucky ones won’t seem to have aged at

Can You Become Addicted to Medical Marijuana?

“My name is Neal, and I’m a marijuana addict.” So begins Neal Pollack’s autobiographical opinion piece recently published in the New York Times. It’s not a piece of DARE propaganda nor a call to push back against legalizing the drug, or prescribing or recommending it

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