BODY SMART BLOG

Setting the Tone – Part 3

Setting the Tone – Part 3

To recap the progression of pain and muscle dysfunction, remember that something (emotional or physical) first triggers muscular tension in a specific area. Left untreated, your body will begin using another area to compensate in order to avoid aggravating the tensed...

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Setting the Tone – Part 2

Setting the Tone – Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1 of this series, your body will learn to overcompensate for weakened, painful and tightened muscles. Over time, connective tissues (called fascia) form lines of strain along these contracted, tense muscles. Think of fascia as a net that holds...

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Setting the Tone – Part 1

Setting the Tone – Part 1

A car accident, a dietary change, a stressful event, or exercising with the wrong form - these are all factors that can trigger tension throughout your body. Over time, this tension can progress to such a severity that requires the help of a healthcare professional to...

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The Miracle that is Water

The Miracle that is Water

Dehydration Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM & Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Dehydration facts: The body needs water to function. Dehydration occurs when water intake is less than water loss. Symptoms range from mild to life-threatening. The young and the elderly...

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