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Three Injury Types and How They Impact Self-calming

We typically think of falls, being hit by something, or being in a motor vehicle accident as a cause of pain or mobility concerns.

These types of injuries are the leading causes of nonfatal preventable injuries treated in hospital emergency departments:
(United States, 2019)

  1. Falls – 8,049,8822
  2. Struck By/Against – 3,183,7723
  3. Motor Vehicle-Occupant – 2,108,1474

What you might not realize, is that these incidents can also relate to why you are having a harder time dealing with your stress and anxiety. Read more

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Anxiety: What If It Comes From a Past Sports Injury?

Three sports scenarios that may play a role in your anxiety.

Sports injuries are common!

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), in 2019 there were:

  • 468,000 injuries from general exercise
  • 417,000 injuries from bicycling
  • 404,000 injuries basketball
  • 292,000 injuries from football

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Yes, Long COVID and Diaphragm Have a Connection 😵

How can long COVID have so many lingering issues?

According to the CDC, new or ongoing symptoms of long COVID may include:

  • difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • tiredness or fatigue
  • difficulty thinking or concentrating
  • cough
  • chest and/or stomach pain
  • headache
  • heart palpitations
  • joint and/or muscle pain
  • pins and needles
  • diarrhea
  • sleep problems

Many of us know someone who just hasn’t completely bounced back from being sick, especially COVID. Read more

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Anxiety, Calming, and the Diaphragm

Gaining a new sense of calm

You have a hard time staying calm, and new situations get you ramped up pretty quickly.

Sound familiar? These are common feelings for many of our clients, young and not so young.

A common way to help find calm is to lie down with your legs flexed and focus on breathing. Yes, in the moment, this can calm you. And, it feels so relaxing!

Wouldn’t it be nice to have that deeper level of calm available all the time?

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