Whiplash

  Lucky are those who escape a seemingly innocent fender bender or bumper thumper without a whiplash. Simply defined, whiplash is the injury resulting from a sudden force causing the head to go forward and backward – usually following a rear impact – while in a...

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The Knees Between

  THEY SAY “the legs go first.” The ‘’THEY SAYERS” are usually athletes and what “They” usually mean is that the knees hurt and no longer work the way they used to. Note the number of ‘They Sayers’ who star in TV commercials touting coppering, bracing,...

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The Gift of Pain Free Living

  CONSIDER GIFTING the Bonnie Prudden Self Help Starter Kit for pain-free living this holiday. Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy® treats muscle related pain such as back pain, headaches, knee, and shoulder pain. There are 640 muscles in the body, so it makes sense that...

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Trigger Finger

  TRIGGER FINGER is a condition in which one of your fingers or thumb gets stuck in a bent position. Your finger may bend or straighten with a snap – like a trigger being pulled and released. Trigger Finger, or in medicalese stenosing tenosynovitis, is said to...

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Why Walk?

  IT WAS HIPPOCRATES, considered to be the "Father of Western Medicine,” who said, “Walking is man’s best medicine.” Over many, many years there have been lots of proponents o f walking. Henry David Thoreau tells us in his book Walking, that he walked four hours...

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Coordination

co·or·di·na·tion /kōˌôrdnˈāSH(ə)n/  ~  noun —According to the Oxford Dictionaries The organization of the different elements of a complex body or activity so as to enable them to work together effectively: "both countries agreed to intensify efforts at economic policy...

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READY, SET, GO!

  IN A 1969 INTERVIEW with the Journal of Physical Education, Bonnie was asked about her philosophy regarding physical fitness. Last month, I was reminded to revisit that article. I live in the area of Tucson known as the Catalina Foothills. If you’ve had the...

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Look, See, Report Back = Better Reading

OPTOMETRISTS In 1957, 1958, and 1959, Bonnie was asked to give lecture / demonstrations at national meetings for optometrists. It was known that she had helped many children with “seeing difficulties” and they were interested in her physical fitness program and...

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