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More Myths — Back pain

June 22, 2017 l by Sohmar

Here are 5 common beliefs  ( Myths) that have been challenged: 1. Bending is dangerous 2. Discs slip 3. Nerves are trapped 4. Pain comes from facet joints, discs etc 5. Low back pain is in isolation to everything else in your life. Comments below:- ———————————- 1. Bending is normal. Sure it can hurt when the back is being protected, and when ...Read More

Silly Stuff Massage therapist say from Myths and still say

June 9, 2017 l by Sohmar

Yes I have been down this road before and yes I have said/taught some of these things however as science and evidence starts to dispel these I now teach differently  as all Massage teachers and Schools should. Sadly they will not and sadly they are still being taught and must stop both from Authors of Text books to Teachers who still believe these myths . Below are a list of some of the ...Read More

A Real Pain in the Butt and who to see about it …..

June 7, 2017 l by Sohmar

Lets talk about Sciatica a real pain in the behind , it is  defined as a severe pain in a leg along the course of the sciatic nerve. The pain is felt in the back of the leg running from the butt ( hip complex ) down the back of the Hamstring into the calf and foot. The pain may begin abruptly or gradually, and is characterized by a sharp, shooting, or electric shock-like qual ...Read More

Sometimes simple little everyday things make difference and changes a Life

April 17, 2017 l by Sohmar

Do More of What Already Works Back in 2004, several  hospitals (9 being the number) in the State  of Michigan began implementing a new procedure in their intensive care units . It was called "Keystone ICU Project"  Just about overnight, most in healthcare  were stunned ( shocked more like it) with its success. Three months after it began, the procedure had cut t ...Read More

Perspective —- Just because I do not look Sick or in Pain doesn’t mean I am not …

April 4, 2017 l by Sohmar

 "Lots of people just look at me and think i'm fine when im so not and struggle everyday. I just wish I new how to actually help myself but im soooo tired and in pain all the time that all i wanna do i just can't. Everyone tells me exercise eat well do this do that and i just want to scream because i just would like to show them what i really feel." This is from a Client/Friend of mi ...Read More


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