Kathi's Blog

Ouch! Back Pain Again!

Today is the first day of Spring - are you ready? I certainly hope Mother Nature is ready for Spring; we've had enough of this white stuff in the last couple of weeks to last well into next winter! Speaking of snow shoveling, quite a few people have come in with back issues in the […]

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How NOT To Get Old…

It's funny how sayings take on different meanings as we age, isn't it? Several years ago, when someone would tell me "Don't get old," I'd laugh and say that the alternative isn't too good. Recently, I've been thinking about that phrase and realized that I pretty much cringe when people say this. So,...

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The 4 Lies The Food Industry Is Selling Us!

Today I have a guest post from my friend and colleague Dr. Mark Hyman: Food can energize, heal, repair, and uplift us. Every bite you take creates a powerful opportunity to create health or promote disease. Unfortunately, most of us find nutrition confusing. While many things play into that confusio...

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Chair Exercise For Back Pain Relief

What Can You Do In Your Office Chair? Plenty! In today's video I demonstrate an exercise that stretches all those muscles around your hip. In fact, they’re same ones we stretched a few weeks ago in the video that talked about the piriformis. The best thing about today's exercise is that you don't ...

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Do You Know Your Psoas!?

Today, I'd like to get back to my series of videos on how unevenness in our pelvic area can cause some pretty nasty back pain, and what you can do about it. Our previous discussions revolved around having one hip higher than the other and a simple exercise that you can do to remedy that; […]

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What Do Snowshoes and Brain Health Have In Common?

This past weekend, I tried out my new snowshoes. Saturday was a glorious day in the Berkshires – I didn't even need my big arctic coat! It didn’t take long before my heart was pumping right along with my arms, and it was fun to breathe in air that didn't freeze my lungs on its […]

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Is Brain Degeneration Avoidable? – YES!

Did you know that scientists predict that the number of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s will triple in the next few decades? The most important NEW information is that this is not a disease of age, or something that everyone just gets In fact, memory loss is not a “normal” part of aging a...

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Is Your Butt Tight?

Is there such a thing as a “too tight butt”? I couldn't resist asking that one, but the answer is, YES; especially when one cheek is tighter than the other. Perhaps you have a diagnosis of Piriformis Syndrome? Well, that's what this diagnosis means. Your piriformis muscle on one side is tighter ...

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