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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What Is Your Best Exercise Equipment? You Are.

  ON MARCH 23, 2020, Medpage Today printed an article: Americans Unfit to Fight a Pandemic: Epidemic of obesity, sedentary habits and chronic stress leave nation with poor baseline health, by Rami Bailong, MD. It pointed out that: “We have failed to address the...

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Breathe: Whenever Everything Else is Too Much

  The old Chinese proverb dealing with self-reliance, consistency and courage – plus getting somewhere on your own – lies in taking the first step. Not long ago I was watching Book TV, and a panel of four experts on extending life were citing their research on...

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Legs: How Do Yours Stack Up?

  WHETHER YOU THINK of your legs from the feet up or the hips down, the best way to ensure that they will last you a life time and serve you well is to start them with exercise at day one. So that is up to you, caregiver: mom, dad, aunt, uncle, grandma, nanny!...

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