Tension Headaches

By |2019-12-10T16:05:45-06:00December 5th, 2019|Parent Category I|

We all get them, but what do we do? “wait until they go away.” What if there were a better way to effectively deal with the tension headache and decrease the likelihood of its return throughout the rest of your day. Tension headaches do not arise from specifically a single cause and can be affected by a variety of factors. Stress, diet, posture, and exercise are the leading factors in causing tension headaches. Enter: Physical Therapy. A physical [...]

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Hugs Are Good. Pass It On.

By |2019-12-05T07:28:49-06:00December 5th, 2019|Parent Category I|

The average length of a hug between two people is 3 seconds.  Researchers have discovered that when a hug lasts 20 seconds, there is a therapeutic effect on the body and mind.  This is because of the release of oxytocin, also known as "the love hormone." This substance has many benefits in our physical and mental health:   1. STIMULATES OXYTOCIN.    Oxytocin is a neurotransmitter that acts on the limbic system, the brain’s emotional center, promoting feelings of [...]

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