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Whole Person Approach
to holistic wellness care

serving McMurray & Canonsburg, and other areas of the South Hills of Pittsburgh

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Have your tried many things?
Scans are negative?
Told "live with it", or
"it's your age"?

If you are willing to look at things differently and be an active participant in your healing journey, I would be honored to work with you.
 

A hiatal hernia could cause left shoulder pain via the phrenic nerve.

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This holistic approach evaluates your whole being:

nervous system

(overall state, tension, and function)

fascia

(your 3-D spider web holding you together and allowing space for things to flow)

organs

(yep, if your liver isn't happy, it will decrease joint movement)

musculoskeletal

(muscles are at the mercy of the nervous system)

habits & patterns

(that old injury may have created smart work arounds at the time, but they may be getting in the way now)

breathing

(when your breath is full your body can flow; kinda why after surgery the hospital makes you blow into that device before you leave)​

emotions

(can't separate the body and the mind; Eastern Medicine philosophies; body-mind techniques)

 

For example, if you came in for shoulder pain, not only is the shoulder connected to everything (even down to your hips and beyond) by the super suit you wear, but also that shoulder pain can be related to visceral organs and nerves.  

For example, left shoulder pain can be related to the heart or lungs or nerve involvement. (see diagrams).   And if you had shoulder pain for a long, long time and several attempts at various things did not work, dig deeper and consider things outside the scope of the musculoskeletal system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How I can help:

  • address the nervous system,

  • reduce pain,

  • improve function and posture by balancing and organizing soft tissue,

  • increase blood and lymph flow,

  • increase body awareness and body-mind connection.

 

This approach will discuss self-care and lifestyle strategies to help keep you moving in the right direction.

 

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