Heart Pain: Sounding the Alarm, Part IV

You’re feeling some indigestion after a meal, and then a little chest heaviness. It’s probably nothing. Or is it? If you’re a woman, you could be having a heart attack and not even know it. How can we distinguish a heart attack from other chest pain symptoms? Amy Silverstein was born with a rhythm problem called …

Moving Pain Free: Feldenkrais

If you have musculoskeletal pain, especially in the neck or low back, headaches, or arthritis then consider a distinctive approach to pain relief, called Feldenkrais –  a gentle, low risk, manipulative therapy. First, Christine describes how she substantially reduced her neck, shoulder, and arm pain after five months of practicing Feldenkrais.  Then Guild Certified Practitioner Paris …

Jin Shin Jyutsu: A Simple Japanese Touch Therapy, Part I

Jin Shin Jyutsu (JSJ) is a little known Japanese healing art that can relieve pain, restore emotional equilibrium, and harmonize the vital energy of the whole person. Cathy Calvert will share an extraordinary story of a debilitating horse accident and how JSJ left her pain-free following just a 30 minute session. Jennifer Bradley, certified JSJ …

Plus sized and in Pain: The Benefits of Exercise

The headlines say that obesity is a death sentence. It can lead to hypertension, diabetes, and even cancer. Jeanette DePatie (A.K.A. “The Fat Chick”) is a plus sized, certified fitness instructor. She helps those who haven’t worked out in years to safely start and continue an exercise program. She’s seen firsthand how chronic pain sufferers …

Heart Pain: Sounding the Alarm, Part I

You’re feeling some indigestion after a meal, and then a little chest heaviness. It’s probably nothing. Or is it? If you’re a woman, you could be having a heart attack and not even know it. Our guests today will lead us through maze to answer that question and more. Eliz Green had a heart attack …

Musculoskeletal Pain: The Egoscue Method of Pain Free Living

Musculoskeletal pain is among the most common reasons for seeing a doctor and affects about 30% of adults. Treating this type of pain can be tough, but our first guest, Pete Egoscue has developed a unique exercise therapy program that focuses on posture realignment.  Pete has been an anatomical physiologist since 1978 and been a …

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Child Athletes at Risk

Three year old triathletes?  Elite sports and early specialization for seven year olds? Are we harming our kids with our obsession with youth sports, and putting them at risk for a lifetime of pain? To answer these questions, join Mark Hyman, author of Until it Hurts: America’s Obsession with Youth Sports and How It Harms …

Vulnerabilities in Racehorses

Today, we step away from human pain and examine animal pain. The similarities may astound you.  We’ll get an in depth look at thoroughbred racehorses. Targeting injury and pain and then treating them quickly and effectively are critical.  But, how is this done? Do trainers have a remarkable gift for understanding horses?  John Servis, champion …

Yoga for Well Being and Comfort Part II

The word “yoga” causes most of us to imagine twisting our bodies into human pretzels, but yoga is one of the Top 10 most popular alternative medicine therapies for health. Along with massage and Pilates, consumers rate Yoga equivalent to prescription medications for easing low back pain. Our guests today will share the beneficial effects …

Yoga for Well Being and Comfort Part I

The word “yoga” causes most of us to imagine twisting our bodies into human pretzels, but yoga is one of the Top 10 most popular alternative medicine therapies for health. Along with massage and Pilates, consumers rate Yoga equivalent to prescription medications for easing low back pain. Our guests today will share the beneficial effects …