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Tom Myers: Why Yogic Deep Breathing Matters More than You Think - The Many Important Functions of the Diaphragm | YogaUOnline

Tom Myers: Why Yogic Deep Breathing Matters More than You Think - The Many Important Functions of the Diaphragm | YogaUOnline | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
“Hip Openers” in Yoga? Please, Let's Stop The Madness.
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The Amazing Respiratory Diaphragm Muscle (and the Deep Front Line!). @Tom Meyers even mentions Chakras here...
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The Power of Images - Evidence In Motion

The Power of Images - Evidence In Motion | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
I speak frequently about the continued overutilization of diagnostic imaging in the management of musculoskeletal disorders.  As humans we are use to looking at wrinkles on the outside.  Some of us may choose to inject the wrinkes with a poison to paralyze the surrounding musculature in order to “flatten” them.  However, most agree that in and off … Continued
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"(the patient) elected conservative treatment with physical therapy and an epidural injection of glucocorticoids. A second MRI at 5 months showed resolution of the herniation" even though the surgeons recommended surgery.
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Pelvic Floor Galore! Resources for Creating Pelvic Floor Health Through Yoga - Physioyoga

Pelvic Floor Galore! Resources for Creating Pelvic Floor Health Through Yoga - Physioyoga | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
Well, I am finally dedicating an entire post to all these pelvic floor health Physio Yoga resources I’ve been creating and accumulating over the years: writing, filming, interviewing, sharing! I will keep this post updated and current, and add any resources I find valuable to share. This information is targeted towards people like you who …
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Pelvic Floor Galore! Thanks Shelley for this compilation of wonderful information. 
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Alternate nasal breathing in children for focus, calming and

Alternate nasal breathing in children can help balance the nervous system and calm them down. It de-activates the sympathetic nervous system or our "figh
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Good For Calming Adults, too!
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Science Says Silence Is Much More Important To Our Brains Than We Think

Science Says Silence Is Much More Important To Our Brains Than We Think | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
Silence may allow your brain to rejuvenate leaving you feeling a new freedom
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The scientists discovered that when the mice were exposed to two hours of silence per day they developed new cells in the hippocampus. The hippocampus is a region of the brain associated with memory, emotion and learning.
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Yoga Alliance Clarifies Distinction from Yoga Therapy

Yoga Alliance Clarifies Distinction from Yoga Therapy | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
The Yoga Alliance drew a smart line distinguishing yoga teachers from the growing use of distinctions including “yoga therapy” and “yoga therapists.”
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Study Finds Mindfulness Meditation Offers Relief for Low-Back Pain

NCCIH-funded research suggests that nondrug therapies such as Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) are effective for chronic low-back pain.
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Meditation Plus Running as a Treatment for Depression

Meditation Plus Running as a Treatment for Depression | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
Meditating before running could change the brain in ways that are more beneficial for mental health than practicing either of those activities alone.
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"Meditation also may have made the exercise more tolerable, he said, since some studies indicate that being mindful of your breathing and your body during workouts increases people’s enjoyment of the exertion."
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ACE - ProSource: Research Special Issue 2016 - ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: What Effect Does Bikram Yoga Have on Core Body Temps?

ACE - ProSource: Research Special Issue 2016 - ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: What Effect Does Bikram Yoga Have on Core Body Temps? | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
ProSource: Research Special Issue 2016 - ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: What Effect Does Bikram Yoga Have on Core Body Temps?
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New study of patients receiving physical therapy following total knee replacement raises new concerns over referral for profit

New study of patients receiving physical therapy following total knee replacement raises new concerns over referral for profit | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
A new study concludes that patients who undergo total knee replacement (TKR) surgery and are referred to a physical therapist (PT) not affiliated with their surgeon's practice have fewer...
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Eight Lessons on "Compassion in Health Care" From the Dalai Lama

Eight Lessons on "Compassion in Health Care" From the Dalai Lama | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
A more compassionate mind is very, very helpful to good health. Loving kindness, warm-heartedness are keys to health. Each of us has so…
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"Basic human nature is loving kindness. Once we understand that, there is hope."
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How Your Breath Moves Your Body

How Your Breath Moves Your Body | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
Inhaling Watch in the gif to the left how the rib cage expands and rises with each in-breath as the organs below the diaphragm* are pushed down to make room for air to fill the lungs. The diaphragm, the primary […]
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Reposting. Love this, thanks Sharon!

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Your Brain Has A "Delete" Button--Here's How To Use It

Your Brain Has A "Delete" Button--Here's How To Use It | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.
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This article has been going around, it's good. "Be Mindful of what you are mindful of" and "Your brain cleans itself out when you sleep—your brain cells shrinking by up to 60% to create space for your glial gardeners to come in take away the waste and prune the synapses."
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Surprising mechanism of acid reflux damage identified by UT Southwestern/Dallas VA researchers : May 2016 News Release - UT Southwestern, Dallas, Texas

Surprising mechanism of acid reflux damage identified by UT Southwestern/Dallas VA researchers : May 2016 News Release - UT Southwestern, Dallas, Texas | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
The “acid” in “acid reflux” may not be the direct cause of damage to the esophagus as previously suspected, according to researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Dallas VA Medical Center.
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Rheumatologists, Physical Therapists Partner to Offer Patients Pain Relief, Improved Quality of Life - The Rheumatologist

Rheumatologists, Physical Therapists Partner to Offer Patients Pain Relief, Improved Quality of Life - The Rheumatologist | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
When rheumatoid arthritis (RA) left Stefanie Gluckman fighting chronic pain and relegated to a wheelchair, she turned to Lori Rubenstein Fazzio, DPT, PT, MAppSc, YTRX, of Mosaic Physical Therapy in Los Angeles, for relief. You Might Also Like Ethics in Patients’ End-of-Life Care Compound Therapeutic Challenges for Rheumatologists Ethical, Regulatory Issues Raise Patient Care Dilemmas... [Read More]
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16 Things I Would Want If I Got Dementia

16 Things I Would Want If I Got Dementia | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
The director of a memory care program wrote a poignant wish list for what she would want if she got dementia.
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5 Critical Errors Women Make During CrossFit

5 Critical Errors Women Make During CrossFit | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
5 Critical Errors Women Make During CrossFit CrossFit is a worldwide phenomenon. The CrossFit Games Open had nearly 300,000 entries for the first workout. There are over 11,000 affiliates around the world. CrossFit is here to stay and it is a GOOD thing. But just like every other exercise program or sport in the world,…
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Noigroup - Thought Viruses

The idea that our thoughts can fundamentally alter our pain is powerful stuff – it’s just about as far away from the out of date notions of ‘pain receptors
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Effect of Yoga Practice on Levels of Inflammatory Markers After Moderate and Strenuous Exercise

Effect of Yoga Practice on Levels of Inflammatory Markers After Moderate and Strenuous Exercise | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
To evaluate the effect of yoga practice and exercise challenge on Tumour Necrosis Factor alpha (TNF-α), Interleukin-6 (IL-6) levels and lipid profile.Two hundred and eighteen subjects participated in the study. One hundred and nine volunteer
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Regular practice of yoga can protect the individual against inflammatory diseases by favourably altering pro-inflammatory cytokine levels.
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What Your Body Tells You Can Protect You From Stress, Study Suggests | YogaUOnline

What Your Body Tells You Can Protect You From Stress, Study Suggests | YogaUOnline | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
Interoception refers to the capacity to accurately detect and interpret bodily cues. Some of these cues are obvious, such as when you accidentally touch a hot surface. But interoception also involves being aware of the body’s  more subtle signals. Research now suggests that the more sensitive you are to those signals, the greater your ability to cope effectively with stress may be.
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Video: Stem Cell Injection Has The Ability To Cure Knee Pain & Avoid Knee Replacements

Video: Stem Cell Injection Has The Ability To Cure Knee Pain & Avoid Knee Replacements | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
Stem Cells have the ability to repair damaged knees, which enables individuals to get their mobility and independence back. This procedure is ground-breaking.
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How the Debate Over Doctors' Hours Hurts Parents

How the Debate Over Doctors' Hours Hurts Parents | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
Lifting duty-hour restrictions for medical residents would make the field an inhospitable place for physicians with children.
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UCLA scientists develop method to predict diseases by testing saliva | Daily Bruin

UCLA scientists develop method to predict diseases by testing saliva | Daily Bruin | Body Temple PT | Scoop.it
UCLA scientists found evidence that a single drop of saliva can diagnose and predict cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder, major depressive disorder and other health problems. Researchers use salivary diagnostics to…
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