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Respect the Progress: An Update on My Broken Neck

By Sarah Stockett | April 12, 2018

I broke my neck June 30,2017 while playing baseball with my sons. Ever since that break, I have been in the middle of the healing process. In my opinion, the most important part of any injury recovery is that you respect the process.

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Turn On My Muscles–The Next Step in Neck Therapy

By Sarah Stockett | March 22, 2018

After starting physical therapy for my healed broken neck, the first priority was pain relief. We achieved that the first day and moved on to strengthening my muscles. Sadly, some of my left side muscles were shut off, so the therapist started the process to turn on my muscles.

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What Is the Wise-Anderson Protocol?

By Sarah Stockett | March 13, 2018

If you have pelvic pain, you need to learn about the Wise-Anderson Protocol, which is also known as the Stanford Protocol.

Molluscum Contagiosum: One Child Cured, Continuing Battle for the Other

By Sarah Stockett | February 27, 2018

Molluscum contagiosum is a very popular, very easily transferable virus, especially among children. You can come into contact with the virus, and it can remain dormant for up to three weeks before you notice any bumps. What’s worse is that there’s no precise cure. Here’s what I did to cure my child’s molluscum.

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How to Troubleshoot Your Arm Pain

By Sarah Stockett | February 22, 2018

I frequently have clients and family members ask me questions about their arm pain, so today’s post comes from a question:  If I have arm pain, how do I figure out what I should do for it?

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Reduce Shoulder Pain with This Movement

By Sarah Stockett | January 25, 2018

If you have shoulder pain and are certain you are not having a heart attack, have not injured your neck, and have not torn any shoulder muscles, there is a sequence of movements that can decrease shoulder pain. I call this sequence The Shoulder Dance, but really it’s an excerpt of the Flower Seed Dance by Irene Dowd.

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Acupuncture for Cervical Spine Therapy

By Sarah Stockett | December 30, 2017

I broke my neck, wore a collar for three months, then was released with no physical therapy. I turned to acupuncture for cervical spine therapy.

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How to Fix a Broken Nose Yourself

By Sarah Stockett | December 7, 2017

I made it through my entire childhood with no broken bones. Then, I had kids. My two-year-old broke my nose, so I learned how to fix a broken nose.

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Cervical Rehabilitation: A Healing Process Update

By Sarah Stockett | December 2, 2017

Tom Petty told me, “The waiting is the hardest part.” I thought he meant the healing process, but maybe he meant the cervical rehabilitation process. 

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Create Your Own Therapy

By Sarah Stockett | November 18, 2017

You injured yourself. The healing process is over, and now it’s time to restore movement. Once you’re cleared, it’s time to create your own therapy.

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