Kathi's Blog

How Does Having Fun Keep Dementia Away?

Today, on my way home from a class, I heard a Ted Talk about how engineers are using their skills in medical fields now; as an example, to figure out how a surgeon can re-wire the nerves in someone’s arm that was lost in an accident, so that the prosthetic arm and hand works the […]

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Are You Living With An Invisible Illness?

Recently, one of my students was having some shoulder and arm pain, and her primary care physician was not able to help her. She asked if I had any ideas. Well, since I also knew that she’d been having some trouble with swollen feet and ankles recently, (which her doc told her was due to […...

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Your Back Pain Is NOT In Your Head Or, Is It?…

Almost everyone deals with back pain at some time during their life, and sometimes, when the reason is not obvious, we can be made to feel like we are imagining it. BUT, usually, we are not. Certainly, there are times when physiological pain can be exacerbated by a stressful situation, but in this d...

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Best Breast Cancer Prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Let's talk about breast cancer. It's the most common cancer affecting women in the US, which means it's time to think more about prevention. Environmental toxins, stress, and the food we eat can increase our risks for all cancers. Why not do anything and ever...

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