Myofascial Release Helps Peel Back Some Layers

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“I guess I have this because I’m getting old” I hear this everyday. I call BS on this. Yes, we all have bodies that are aging, but in our minds, we still feel pretty young. No one likes the feeling of feeling old. No one likes it when they try to do something easy, and…

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HOT TOPIC: Do you do Massages at Monarch?

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First of all, great question! We have 3 Massage Therapists on staff (Elizabeth, Lisa, and Brenda), who are all trained in myofascial release therapy (MFR).  You can see any of them for MFR therapy, or what we refer to as wellness. It seems like the word Massage is a big hang up for some people, because they associate that with what they have had…

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What the Heck is a Myofascial Release Intensive?

I just wanted to answer a few questions we get in the office, so here goes: What the heck is a myofascial release intensive?? Intensives are very intentional therapy sessions scheduled several days in a row, usually for 1-3 hours each day. If you have a prescription for physical therapy, some sessions might be eligible…

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There are Moments in Life That Really do Take our Breath Away

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Have you ever noticed any of the following: There are moments in life that really do take our breaths away—but the rest of the time, we should really be breathing. One thing to start noticing in your everyday life, is being aware of your breath. Do you breathe in your chest, and into your belly?…

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We Can Help With Pelvic Floor Problems

“Brenda, I did not know you could help me with that, I would have come in sooner”. Yes, just call us and we will try and get you in this week. “I’ve had this pain in my butt for several months. Can you  help me with that?” Yes, pelvic floor tightness often feels like butt…

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Pyramid Options – Your Wellness is in Your Hands

Pyramid

Hi everyone, It’s Brenda from Monarch Physical Therapy wishing everyone a good day. We have received some questions lately about the proper order for booking classes and Physical Therapy sessions. I know it can be confusing so I wanted to explain it a little bit more, in hopes that it resonates and makes more sense.…

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Let’s Learn How to Take Care of Ourselves Now, Not Later!

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Mom’s: listen up! Let’s learn how to take care of ourselves now, not later! Every day we are being bombarded with new claims, new miracle treatments, new cures. We hear about “Eat eggs” followed a few years later by “don’t eat eggs”. All of it gets confusing–quickly! I hear about alkaline water and think it…

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Gotta Go, Gotta Go Right Now!

Many of us have found ourselves racing to the restroom just in the nick of time. Some of us don’t always quite make it. There are terms for this if it is problematic and there are a few things you can implement in your daily routine that might help you have a better time with…

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The Difference Between John F Barnes Myofascial Release and the Other Forms of Myofascial Release

A new client at Monarch Physical Therapy and Wellness recently asked: What is the difference between John F Barnes myofascial release, and the other forms of myofascial release out there??? It’s so confusing. New Client, we couldn’t agree with you more. It’s gone from “I have never heard of this technique” to almost a buzz…

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If You’re On a “Different” Road We Can Be Your Tour Guide

Good morning. Hey, this is Brenda. I am in the Comfort office this morning. I hope you can hear me okay. I haven’t really used this computer before. So fingers crossed. Just kind of wanted to add a little bit today, I don’t know if rant is the right word, but if traditional healthcare, medicine,…

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