Get A Grip On Your Chronic Pain

Pain is a normal, even necessary, human experience but living with chronic pain is not normal. Chronic pain is increasing  because we focus on the tissues and muscles when we should really be focusing on the root of the pain: sensitivity in the nervous s

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Aquatic Therapy Makes a Splash!

Agape Therapy’s new location, gentleGym, is introducing aquatic therapy to the Cedar Valley. What is Aquatic therapy?Aquatic therapy is an evidence-based and skilled practice of the physical therapy that takes place in an aquatic environment. A licensed

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The Trick About Your trueCore!

When I say the word “core” what do you think about? Maybe a toned midsection or a guy with 6-pack abs. Although these may describe parts of the core, it does not exactly get to the heart of the matter. Your trueCore, as Agape names it, alludes to the

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CBD Oil, The Quick Scoop

The new (but old) hot topic is CBD Oil.  This is just a brief explanation of what it is and the difference between it and it’s relationship to marijuana.  CBD comes from the hemp plant. Hemp and Marijuana are both a genus of flowering plant. They

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Decompression with Cupping

Myofascial Decompression (MFD) is a traditional Chinese medicine treatment that has been around for thousands of years and has recently re-gained popularity. Many viewers of the Olympics may recall seeing round bruises or red marks on athletes and wonderi

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Better Belly Breathing

Importance of Diaphragmatic Breathing What is diaphragmatic breathing? Diaphragmatic breathing is essentially deep breathing (belly breathing), using your diaphragm muscle. When you use your diaphragm muscle to breathe, it is the most efficient way of bre

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Is Work a Pain In the Wrist?

In today’s high-tech society, many of us spend time on a computer, sometimes for hours at a time! Working on a computer may cause some issues, including wrist injuries. Here are some tips to help prevent injuring your wrists while working on a computer:

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Fitness 101

Fitness 101 is a total of 8 classes. Focused, individual topics are introduced for the first four classes and then cyclically repeated to address corrections, modifications, and questions. Small group with individual attention to answer all of your questi

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Water to Land

What is it? Aquatic therapy is performed by licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who will provide each patient’s treatments in a safe aquatic environment with the end goal of transitioning the individual back to their land-

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Finding Your trueCore

At Agape Therapy, we offer a six session series that teaches individuals how to engage their trueCore. The principle idea behind this class is to teach you how to initiate your stabilizers. These are your deep intrinsic muscles that also initiate stabiliz

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