Manual Therapy in CFS: Part 1 of 2 - Solve ME/CFS Initiative
By Peter C. Rowe, MD, Kevin R. Fontaine, PhD and Rick L. Violand, PT Mark Twain loathed exercise. “Whenever I get the urge to exercise,” he is said to have remarked, “I lie down until it goes away.” He did acknowledge that his approach was not right for everyone. Beyond the intended humor of his …
In my introduction to the blog, I noted that I planned to talk about the physiology of fear in this week’s entry. So what is fear? Fear, simply put, is a “reaction to a specific, observable danger.”1 Imagine that you are at work, sitting at your...
Chillax Mechanism (Parasympathetic Nervous System) - Calm With Yoga
Maybe the most important teaching is to lighten up and relax. – Pema Chodron, Buddhist Monk & Author Ancient Yogis believed that the spinal cord is the highway to infinite. In Yogic Tradition the spine is regarded as the holder and transformer of prana (aka chi energy, vital force energy). If the vital energy flowing […]
The brain and nervous system in fibromyalgia - Redorbit
Research is beginning to show that fibromyalgia (FMS) is not a rheumatologic syndrome, but rather a neurological one. As a result, it is finally recognized that the root causes of FMS, while still a mystery, are based in the nervous system rather than joint or other tissues. It also means that the brain and the … Continue reading "The brain and nervous system in fibromyalgia"