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Liza Pollock L.Ac, M.Ac.O.M. Sunday, October 08, 2017 Acupuncture  Acupuncture and Nausea  Cancer Therapy  Diet and Prevention  General  Integrative Cancer Care  Integrative Medicine  Massage Therapy  Mind Body Medicine  Naturopathy  Traditional Chinese Medicine 

The Chinese view on cancer starts with prevention, but in the event of a cancer diagnosis, Traditional Chinese Medicine can help balance and restore the body.

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Lindsay Merriman COTA/L-LMT, CLT, BCTMB Sunday, September 10, 2017 Massage Therapy  Massage Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy  Migraine Headaches 

Using CranioSacral Therapy to treat post-concussion syndrome.

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Liza Pollock L.Ac., M.Ac.O.M. Sunday, July 09, 2017 Acupressure Points  Acupuncture  Acupuncture and Nausea  Acupuncture, Community  General  Massage Therapy 

Summer can cause internal imbalance. Here are some tips for keeping your body in check this summer!

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Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Saturday, March 11, 2017 Acupuncture  Acupuncture, Community  General  Integrative Medicine  Massage Therapy  Mind Body Medicine  Pain Management  Traditional Chinese Medicine  Yoga 

The American College of Physicians (ACP) calls for acupuncture and massage as first line of defense for acute and subacute lower back pain.

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Sue Coughtry, LMT Monday, November 29, 2010 Massage Therapy  Massage Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy  Pain Management  Preventative Health 

I love learning new things that can be of help to my patients.  I took a new craniosacral seminar two weeks ago.  This was part refresher class and part new techniques and skills.

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Sue Coughtry, LMT Friday, September 10, 2010 Fibromyalgia  General  Massage Therapy  Massage Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy  Pain Management  Preventative Health 

I just read a research study on Craniosacral Therapy’s beneficial effects on people suffering from fibromyalgia.  The results of this study were very clear and significant.  Craniosacral Therapy definitely and significantly reduced the body pain, anxiety and depression experienced by the participants of the study, all of whom had fibromyalgia.  It improved their overall quality of life – there were clear improvements in physical function, general health and vitality, and therefore the ability to take part in social activities.  Craniosacral Therapy also improved the quality of their sleep in the participants.

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Sue Coughtry, LMT Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Massage Therapy  Mind Body Medicine  Mind Body Medicine, Reiki  Preventative Health  Stress Management 

I found a wonderful article about Reiki in the May 2010 issue of Body and Soul Magazine (Relief Through Reiki: Alternative Healing by Lynn Darling).  It very poignantly describes the anger that a woman experiences as she undergoes radiation treatment for her breast cancer.

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Sue Coughtry, LMT Sunday, September 27, 2009 Lyme Disease  Massage Therapy  Massage Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy  Preventative Health 

This has been a bumper year for ticks and that has resulted in as big a year for Lyme disease here in the Northeast.  While craniosacral therapy can’t treat or cure Lyme disease, it can definitely make a big difference in the amount of pain and discomfort you find yourself in and helps speed the healing process.

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Sue Coughtry, LMT Wednesday, July 08, 2009 Healthcare Reform  Massage Therapy 

Something that I find disappointing in my practice is how seldom doctors recommend therapeutic massage to their patients for the alleviation of pain.

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Sue Coughtry, LMT Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Massage Therapy  Massage Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy  Preventative Health 

Spring is here and we’re all out cleaning up our lawns and planting gardens and brushing up on our summer activities. Often we over-do it and get sore. My patients often ask what causes those knots that they feel in their muscles.  They often wonder what trigger points are.

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