With high school sports starting up soon, and NFL training camp in full swing, concussions are certain to ramp up within the mainstream consciousness. And while talk will often point to conventional wisdom which states that “time and rest” are the best and only options for recovery from concussion, studies now suggest managed exercise and [...]
The list of benefits from exercise seems to grow every day. Recently, a study out of Denmark, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, found that exercise may fight cancer. While it may seem intuitive that the improved health that comes along with exercise may help to prevent cancer, researchers have grappled with the notion that in [...]
The temporomandibular joint (or TMJ) is a hinge joint, located right in front of your ear, that connects your jaw bone (also known as the mandible) to your skull. Calling it a hinge joint, actually, is a bit of an oversimplification – there is a substantial piece of cartilage in between the bones which slides back [...]
Bhodichitta - a word from Buddhism. What does it mean? According to a recent article from The Huffington Post, bhodi means "awake," "enlightened" or "completely open," and chitta means "mind," but also "heart" or "attitude." So we can define bhodichitta as a completely open heart and mind, which the Dalai Lama describes as "a place [...]
New research shows that the fluid around your brain and spinal cord, called cerebrospinal fluid (a central focus of any Craniosacral therapy treatment) may help cleanse your brain of toxins and waste products while you sleep. Check out the article here: A good night's sleep scrubs your brain clean.