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Slow, Safe Relief from Back Pain

Posted on May 22, 2017 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Slow, Safe Relief from Back Pain

Back pain requires patience to heal from. That’s because reaching first for quick “fixes” like drugs, surgery, and even medical imaging can end up delaying healing or, at worst, lead to more pain and worse problems, such as surgical side…

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How I keep it together in difficult times

Posted on January 25, 2017 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  5 comments
How I keep it together in difficult times

In these tough times, I might appear calmer than I feel inside. This is not a facade. I am taking great care in choosing what I express. My goal is to express only what I believe will be helpful to…

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Free acupuncture available to Vermonters living with chronic pain

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Free acupuncture available to Vermonters living with chronic pain

Our colleague Baylen Slote, a Montpelier licensed acupuncturist with Black Turtle TCM, writes: A new study on acupuncture and chronic pain has just been funded in Vermont! People experiencing chronic pain who are at least 18 years of age and…

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Extraordinary Giving: Please Help Our Friend Find a Kidney

Posted on January 5, 2017 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Extraordinary Giving: Please Help Our Friend Find a Kidney

Our friend Joe Gage needs a kidney. He needs it soon. It must come from someone with blood type 0+ or O-. Sometimes, a person’s medical needs are extraordinary, requiring extensive medical care. In this case, Joe’s medical need requires…

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Massage in the Goldilocks zone

Posted on December 17, 2016 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Massage in the Goldilocks zone

Our goal here is simple: Provide your nervous system with sensations that feel “yummy” while avoiding sensations that feel “yucky.” This approach is therapeutic and in line with pain science research. Professor Lorimer Moseley, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Foundation…

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A Thank You to Massage Clients

Posted on November 20, 2016 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
A Thank You to Massage Clients

At this time of giving thanks, I thank you, our clients, for allowing me the gift of massage therapy as a career. Livelihood matters, and there’s so much more. When you walk into our office, you might notice that the…

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Sounds heal

Posted on November 11, 2016 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Sounds heal

Find out at a Didgeridoo open house this weekend and beyond,

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“Do you prefer to start face-up or face-down?”

Posted on September 13, 2016 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
"Do you prefer to start face-up or face-down?"

Craniosacral therapy and foot reflexology treatments happen with the client face-up. But massage therapy clients can start face-up or face-down, and usually turn over during each session. How do decide? I leave the starting position up to each client. If…

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No Time for Delays

Posted on September 1, 2016 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
No Time for Delays

Today I went back to Jazzercise. It was my first class in more than two years. On the drive home, I thought, “At 52 years old, it’s hit or miss whether I can restart working out after a hiatus and…

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Consumer Reports “On Health”: Massage Helps Body and Mind

Posted on July 20, 2016 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Consumer Reports "On Health": Massage Helps Body and Mind

We know from experience what helps. Touch for comfort and relief is as old as earth’s population of beings with central nervous systems. Still, it helps when research validates our healthcare choices. From the August 2016 issue of the Consumer…

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