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What is fibromyalgia?

To understand medical words it can be helpful to break them down into their components, and then translate the components from latin or greek into plain english. Fibro-my-algia fibro means fibre my means muscle algia means pain So fibromyalgia is pain in the muscles, ligaments and tendons. People with fibromyalgia tend to have chronic or […]

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Pain is not always a four-letter word

Michelle’s Story About ten years ago, I was involved in a car accident. It didn’t seem that dramatic at the time – just your run-of-the-mill launch off a stray pile of construction debris, a series of rolls through the air with engine screaming (onlookers too), then a last minute explosion as I dived for cover. […]

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Awareness through Feldenkrais

Josephine wrote this in 2005. We recently reconnected and she gave her permission for me to share this with you. At 25 years of age I have returned to hometown, Perth, for 4 months. It’s the first time I have lived here since setting off four years ago to travel and work across the globe. […]

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Low’s Peak Climbed

I received this photo recently from a client. I really enjoyed working with Bill. He was thoughtful and interested in learning how to improve his walking and climbing. He actively applied what we worked on between sessions. These characteristics allowed him to achieve his goal. Congratulations Bill and thank you for including me in your […]

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Feldenkrais and whiplash

Thank you Claire, for sending your story today. I still remember our first session and how little we were able to do. And now to look back and see that each of the small steps have accumulated to allow greater comfort and improved ability for you to live each day independently – this is why […]

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Golf and life

Charmaine’s voice

Last year I turned 60 and over the last 10 years have become accustomed to all kinds of people, health professionals and others, telling me that I just have to become accustomed to the various aches and pains, that I must accept that I can’t always do what I used to take for granted. …..

Working with Sarah has been a wonderful and totally rewarding journey. I find learning about the processes of the body’s movement fascinating and as pleasurable as learning and putting into practice other much more efficient ways of doing everyday things. She has changed my life. And we have further to go.

And what of my golf? Well, since seeing Sarah, I have brought my handicap down by 5 points!

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