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Sciatica Pain- How to get relief! Part 1

When I was in massage school, we were taught that sciatica (shooting nerve pain that travels down the back of the leg) was most often caused by a tight hip rotator muscle called the piraformis ( a muscle in the gluteal region of the lower limb).  The piraformis connects our tailbone (or sacrum) to the […]

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Herniated discs can cause pain

Herniated Discs- Cause/Treatment?

Many patients complaining about back pain, leg pain, or other weakness of the lower extremity muscles can be diagnosed with herniated discs. Herniated discs occurs when the cushion that sits between the spinal vertebra is moved outside its normal position. The pain caused by a herniated disc occurs because the spinal nerves […]

“Avoid surgery. Eradicate Pain.” by Mike Matthew

Avoid surgery.  Eradicate pain. by Mike Matthew special to The Laker Peggy Boyd, owner of Surgical Alternative, has found a way to end pain without costly and traumatic surgical procedures.  “My work goes far beyond massage therapy,” says Peggy.  “A better term for my work would be structural therapy.” She […]

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How come Grandma can “FEEL” a storm coming?

The next time you watch the weather forecast, notice the barometric pressure. Numbers such as 30.04 will be followed by “rising,” “falling,” or “steady.” Typically, when a low pressure front is coming, it signals not only a change in the weather, but a drop in the barometric pressure, which is […]