Anatomica 101

Acupuncture and the NFL

Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 in Anatomica 101 | 0 comments

National Geographic ran a series on the health care New England Patriots defensive player James Harrison receives, including our previous post on cupping.

The most recent post is his acupuncture routine.  James reports that it has helped him with recovery after workouts and playing on the field. In this picture, more than 400 needles are being used as part of his treatment! He used to hate needles and was hesitant to try, but after his first treatment worked he was converted. So much so, that he pays for his acupuncturist to fly weekly to wherever he is from New York.

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NFL Players Love Cupping (via National Geographic)

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Anatomica 101 | 0 comments

National Geographic’s instagram featured a picture of New England Patriots linebacker James Harrison yesterday with his shoulders and back covered in cups. He is the oldest defensive player in the NFL. The caption under the picture relates how some people are skeptical of the effectiveness of cupping. James’ reponse? “All I know is before I get treated, I HURT, and after, I feel better.”

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My Athletic Therapy Treatment Experience

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Anatomica 101, Functional Fitness, Scripta | 0 comments

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Benefits Spending

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Scripta | 0 comments

Fully grasping the ins and outs of your various insurance policies can be difficult, especially if you have a life. This may not be because they are needlessly complicated; it may in fact be because the designing insurance policies in the first place is a somewhat difficult matter. Trends in health insurance spending are perhaps less intuitive than you would imagine.

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What is Gua Sha?

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Scripta | 0 comments

What is Gua Sha?

Gua sha is a therapy which involves scraping your skin with a tool to improve your circulation. This ancient Chinese healing technique is great for addressing issues like chronic pain.

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Meet Your Therapist – Kristin Hodgen

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Scripta | 0 comments

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