Sunday Morning Music: Hans Chew

Meet and enjoy Hans Chew. I went to see him a couple of weeks ago at the Bowery Electric in the city and he and his band were pretty amazing. His debut record from 2010 …

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A Pulled Muscle

There are many ways to injure your muscles. Tears, or pulled muscles, are usually graded with three distinctions. A first degree injury involves a small portion of the muscle and these mild strains should heal …

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What are the Hamstrings?

At the back of the leg behind the thigh there are three muscles known as the hamstrings.  These muscles have a lot to do with how flexible we are. The three muscles, semitendinosus, semimembranosus, and biceps …

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I’ve got your back.

Sketchblog: DayBooks The shoulder is so mysterious: when to move it, when to hold it.  Keeping it open to possibility is most likely ideal. My anatomy calendar (including shoulders) is available at Cafepress

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The Iliofemoral Ligament

   The iliofemoral ligament essentially ties the femur bone into the pelvis and is considered to be the strongest ligament in the whole body. Our bones hold us up and our muscles move us. Ligaments …

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Aging Gracefully

Aging gracefully is the main theme of my adult life. I had a session with a healer recently who said that we are alive for two reasons- to wake up/or not, and die. Waking up …

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Lower Back Pain and Posture

Many people have lower back pain because they lean backwards through life. They lean backwards through life because they can. Homo Sapien Sapien, our genus has a spine with four curves that are responsible for …

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