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Body Rolling Workshop: Upper Body | Thursday, June 14 | 6:00-7:15 PM

Wow! We had a great turnout of brave souls for the lower body-focused portion of our Body Rolling Workshop last month. We hope to continue the pain fun next month as we turn our attention to the upper body–back, shoulders, …
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Body Rolling Workshop: Lower Body | Thurs., Apr. 26 | 6:00-7:15 PM

Sometimes, you just got to bear down and roll with it. Rolling out that tight IT band on a foam roll? You may not like it–but you know you love it! In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use foam …
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Massage Therapy: Beyond Simple Relaxation

The stereotype of people receiving massage therapy for pampering on special occasion is simply that—a stereotype. The truth is massage therapy can have real, lasting benefits on all sorts of ailments from depression to low back pain to migraines to …
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The Body of the Harpist: Physical Therapy and the Arts

Performing artists often become accustomed to the tension they place on their bodies while practicing or developing a technique over long periods of time. This tension can lead to repetitive strain injury, which in turn limits the artist’s ability to …
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