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Lab Assignment #5

Problem: Continued lower back pain; shoulder pain Hypothesis: Continuing routine of twice-daily leglifts may help lower back pain; adding shrugs with a theraband may help shoulder pain Procedure: Twice a day (morning and night), complete 20 leglifts and 3 sets … Continue reading

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Lab Assignment #4

Problem: Insomnia; generally erratic sleep patterns Hypothesis: Maintaining a strict routine (going to bed and getting out of bed at the same time each day) may help this problem Note: I realize that for many people this one is a … Continue reading

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Lab Assignment #3

  Problem: Fibromyalgia pain, migraines, brain injury side effects, TMJ pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, difficulty concentrating, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and the occasional hangnail Hypothesis: Acu – acu- acu – <gasp> puncture could help with these problems. Commentary: Acupuncture has a … Continue reading

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Lab Assignment #1

Problem: For about the past month, my lower back has been hurting. Don’t ask me how I know, but this pain doesn’t come from fibromyalgia. This is good old-fashioned getting-old back pain, the kind that presages a day when I … Continue reading

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