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The Gardner’s Workout

Marcia Guy LMBT, CPT The Gardner’s Workout Warm Up: 10 Arm Circles (10 forward and 10 backward) 10 Windmills 10 Jumping Jacks Exercise Circuit: 8-15 Deadlift 8-15 Prisoner Squat 8-15 Bent Over Row – Check below for Success Tips – The Gardner’s Stretch This stretch protocol is a good cool-down after the workout, or can…
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Stress and Chronic Pain

By: Marcia Guy LMBT, CPT Most people don’t find it odd that a Massage Therapist would ask them about their stress levels. After all, don’t people get massage to relax? But why is a Medical Massage Therapist asking about stress? We certainly haven’t set up a day spa in the office and with the drop…
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Beginners Workout Guide

The Easy Workout Guide for Beginners

By: Marcia Guy LMBT, CPT Starting to Workout is Hard I get it, any new habit is hard to establish; but exercise can be even more tricky. Not only do the benefits take weeks to start seeing, but it involves hard work, and frequently a bit of pain. To top this off, gym culture and…
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Fire Cupping

Cupping: Do You Always Get the Marks?

So, do you always get the Cup Marks? Short Answer: No Long answer: There are multiple styles of cupping and methods of application that create different results. Our familiarity with the classic “cup mark” comes from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Wherein the practitioner uses flame to remove the oxygen from inside the cup before quickly…
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Design & Unwind

Join us at The Sassy Cow, Wednesday December 16th at 7 pm, in downtown Fuquay Varina, NC for an evening to Design and Unwind! Click below to register!

Are there any Chiropractic adjustments that don’t cause the cracking sound?

If you have had Chiropractic care before, then you probably know that a manual adjustment can cause a loud cracking sound. But what if you don’t like the cracking sound or you don’t want to be manually adjusted? You might be wondering if you need a manual adjustment or if there are other options for…
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joint cracking

What causes the cracking sound of an adjustment?

Have you ever had a chiropractic adjustment and heard a loud cracking sound? What is that sound? Is it my bones? No the sound of the adjustment is not your bones cracking. The cracking sound is called a cavitation. The cavitation heard from the adjustment is not the bones cracking. In this post, I will…
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Orthopedic positioning cushions

What’s a Body Cushion?

Learn more about the new way Brookview Wellness is improving your massage sessions.

What is Chiropractic and how can it help?

Chiropractic is a health care profession that primarily focuses on the proper movement and function of the spine. In addition to the spine, Chiropractors focus on disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous system. Although Chiropractors are known to treat back pain, we also treat many other things such as neck pain, pain in the joints…
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