Last Monday a new client came into my practice through Groupon; we’ll call him R. R was a very nice middle-aged gentleman who gets regular massage. During the intake I asked him if there was any parts of his body to avoid working on–due to rashes, sunburn, cuts, etc.–and he mentioned that he had been… Continue reading An Open Letter to Zama Massage in NE Portland:
Ugh, this is so difficult to answer because it’s almost something that I physically have to demonstrate on a person. I personally have TMJD. Which, sidenote: it is not TMJ like most people think, it’s TMJD. TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint, aka the place where your temporal bone (side of your head) meets your… Continue reading Reader Response: hi! i was wondering if you had any tips on how to keep your jaw muscles and joints etc in good shape? i have a generalised anxiety disorder and i went through a bad break-up that apparently triggered nightly grinding of teeth. i have a dental guard now to make sure i don’t grind my teeth to bits but is there anything else i can do to make things better? i’m honestly a little terrified of damaging my jaw irreversibly but i can’t control my muscles when i’m asleep, you know?
This is my life.
“Doris Taylor doesn’t take it as an insult when people call her Dr Frankenstein. “It was actually one of the bigger compliments I’ve gotten,” she says — an affirmation that her research is pushing the boundaries of the possible. Given the nature of her work as director of regenerative medicine research at the Texas Heart… Continue reading We Are All Ghosts (made of connective tissue)
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