July 2009


by Steven Hefferon, CMA, PTA What is it? The Sacroiliac joint (SI) connects the base of the spine to the pelvis. It has two connection points and a hefty network of ligaments because it is a weight-bearing joint. The connection points have a kind of interlocking mechanism that limits movement at the joint. The SI […]

DISCOVER THE KNOWLEDGE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES WHO HAVE THROUGHOUT THE AGES MAINTAINED HEALTH, WELLNESS AND SUSTAINABILITY At a time when institutions and ecosystems are collapsing, Blue Deer Center: A Healing Retreat Center and Home for Ancestral Traditions houses native teachings and practices that provide balance and sustainability. These ancient health and wellness methods recognize that […]

By Lisa Sawires Moving forward through pain or illness can seem almost impossible. How do I get better? What is this pain really about and what can I do about it? Feeling stuck happens to nearly everyone; if not for themselves, then in thinking of those closest to them. And those issues can easily get […]

by Steven Hefferon, CMA, PTA Rolfing is a method of structural integration accomplished by soft tissue manipulation and movement education. Developed in the 1950s by Ida Rolf, this bodywork method has allowed people to stand straighter, move better then ever and gain height through its focus on correcting tissue fixations. It is no secret that […]

By Steven Hefferon, PTA, CMT Research by Drs. Janet Travell and David Simons, authors of “The Trigger Point Manual,” has shown that trigger points are the primary cause of pain at least 75 percent of the time and are a factor in nearly every painful condition. Trigger points, a type of muscle stiffness, are the […]

Breathing exercises become essential as you get older because age combined with shallow breathing reduces the level of oxygen in your lungs. When you only take shallow breaths, as you do in normal breathing, you will eventually notice stiffness in your rib cage as the muscles surrounding the diaphragm start to lose their elasticity. This […]

Germán Poveda,  scientist, member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, said that expanding the agricultural frontier and the proliferation of illicit crops have been devastated nearly fifty per cent of the forests in several regions of the country, which is more dangerous on the mountains. “The problem of deforestation is so severe that the […]

Prostate cancer in countries like Mexico is the second most common cancer in men. According to some studies, this kind of evil lies after gastric and represents about 11.5 percent of all tumors that affect this genre. 5% of men over 50 years have this carcinoma while 60 percent have hyperplasia, abnormal growth of the […]

The Chinese Ministry of Health banned the use of electroshocks “(low voltage electrical impulses) as a treatment for addiction to the Internet, a controversial practice that had taken many Chinese clinics. The Health Ministry announced the ban after discovering this treatment at a clinic in the coastal province of Shandong, after finding “some dangerous factors […]

Ingredients: · 4 tuna steaks, 6 ounces each · Kosher salt · Black pepper · oil Zucchini pasta: · 4 cups Julienne green and gold Zucchini · 2 tsp kosher salt Artichoke Sauce: · 16 oz peel, seeded and diced  tomatoes · 1 medium yellow onion diced · 3 cloves garlic minced · 1 tsp […]

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