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Sharing Some Summer Fun 🍦

What are you doing for a change of pace this summer?

Sometimes our summer activity is about competing (sports camps, summer leagues, backyard bags, etc.), and sometimes it’s simply spending time together with friends and family.

Have you ever taken note of the movement and self-control/regulation required for an activity?

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Kid’s Behavior Getting on Your Nerves Already?

Kid’s behavior challenging? Perhaps it’s a core activation issue.

Summer has just begun, and believe it or not, these are some of the challenging behaviors we are already hearing about from parents.

Do any of these describe your child?

  • General lack of interest in physical activity
  • Whiny and overly sensitive to pains and textures
  • Argues, or is easily upset, (or hard to recover once upset)

As parents, we assume many of the these behaviors are rooted in lack of motivation, or being over-sensitive. Lazy is one common assumption, and whiny is another. In reality, there is another chapter to the story. Read more

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Crazy Question: What If Your Core Never Really Worked the Right Way?

Core activation fiction

Do you have to work harder than others to keep a strong and active core?

Looking for clues to unresolved pain, stiffness, or anxiety — all common when the core activation isn’t fully developed?

The sports industry, exercise world, and pop culture would have us believe that all we need for a great core is more — more exercise, more equipment, and more discipline. Really???  Read more

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Core Exercise vs. Activation

Have you been told you need to activate your core muscles before exercising or lifting?

You are returning to your active lifestyle and workout routines. A common part of a well-rounded workout routine focuses on your core.

Great core function is much more than doing a bunch of crunches. However, when choosing any core exercise you make one big assumption — that your core is activating correctly.  Read more

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Your Foundation to a Strong Core

A mom recently wrote us to ask a question…

Her son was told he needed better core strength to swim faster. In the past, they had considered using a device to activate his core, but opted not to. Did they lose their window of opportunity to help his core?

The answer is no, they didn’t. Here are some insights as to why Bridging® is still able to change his core activation. Read more

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Parents of Graduates: Make Time to Do This for Yourself

Parents, take a moment to celebrate!

At some point in time during the graduation festivities, pause and pat yourself on the back. Take a moment to savor what a great job YOU did.

You persisted, when others doubted and criticized. You kept a pulse on the needs of your child, while giving them the space to mature and catch-up. You supported them in ways few can begin to imagine. Read more

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Have Chronic Pain? Here’s Another Cause

Chronic Pain? Often a long forgotten or key injury is at play

Chronic pain is the top reason clients (teens and adults) seek out Bridging® for relief.

What does chronic pain look like to you?

  • Pain that keeps you from sleeping
  • Pain that keeps you from daily life activities
  • Pain that keeps you from fun with friends

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Post-Operative Pain: Our 3 Stages to Relief

Three Stages to Clearing Chronic Post-Op Pain

Chronic post-operative pain is the top reason teens and adults seek out Bridging for pain relief.

The Mystery

Not only is post-operative chronic pain a noted outcome of surgery, it is often a mystery to the traditional medical community as to why it occurs. There are many studies which categorize and quantify the pain, but they provide few answers and recommendations for remedies.

However, from a physics and micromovement perspective, the majority of post-operative pain is not a mystery. Read more

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Pain — The #1 Reason Teens and Adults Seek Out Bridging® Relief

Insights about Chronic Pain

feeling stressed80% of childhood chronic pain continues into adulthood.

Many study* participants reported the pain was the result of a sports injury. (*Source: Chronic Pain in Adolescents Children (Basel) Dec 2016 Freiedrichdorf et al.)

17% of adults with chronic pain had it as a child.

Chronic pain is also a significant post-operative complication.  Read more

Medication Not Your Type of Solution for Behavior?

Yes, you can also change your child’s behavior with movement.

“I’ve done the first movement for a few days and already he’s calmer.” Carrie, mom of 4-year old.

7 Steps to Calm is a seven-week on-demand program needing only minutes a day for specific movements to help calm your child and restore peace at home. Read more