Massage & Bodywork

“Core” Values: How to Help Patients Build Strength and Improve Balance

By Stacy Collier, Contributing Writer

Balance is an essential concept in holistic medicine. The word is everywhere: we talk about work-life balance, balancing hormones and neurotransmitters, keeping an ideal acid-alkaline balance. All of those are important. But the reality is, many people struggle with the much more basic issue of physical balance. Especially as people age, the ability to stay […]

How Body Recomposition Can Revolutionize Your Patients’ Health

By Stacy Collier

Body recomposition refers to the process of gaining muscle and losing fat simultaneously. It is not a specific diet or exercise plan. Rather, it is a set of principles and practices that help people build muscle and strength, lose fat, and establish healthy eating and exercise habits. When followign the 5 main pillars of body […]

Bones Says…”Counteract Clinician Kyphosis!”

By Stephanie Pieczenik Marango, MD, RYT - Vol. 12, No. 4. , 2012

Whether you spend your days bending over an examining table, stooping to write patient notes, or sitting in front of a computer viewing medical images, odds are good that you’re suffering from a case of Clinician Kyphosis. Bones’ remedy? A yoga move known as the “Cobra Pose”

“Bones Says”….Take the Stand!

By Stephanie Pieczenik Marango, MD, RYT - Vol. 12, No. 3. , 2011

The daily demands of being a health care professional are daunting. Stressors abound–emotional, cognitive, and physical. The “Bones Says” column offers busy-caregivers some friendly tips for restoring well-being while on the wards, in the office, or wherever it is you spend your time caring for others. “Bones Says….” is adapted from its original home at living anatome, a website that helps medical students practice what they preach, by promoting conversations and curriculum concerning self-health.