Suffer From Headaches?

Types of Headaches Causes of Headaches Sinus: generally caused by infection and/or inflammation of nasal passages. Tension: generally caused by muscle contractions in the head and neck. Foods, activities and stressors can cause these headaches. Migraine:

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Movement Is Medicine, The Functiona...

Welcome to a post that can offer an opportunity for you to take action and feel better!  My name is Luke, and I am a Functional Movement Specialist and Wellness Specialist at Agape Therapy. My goal with this series is to empower you and assist you in tak

Strong and Balanced Class

This April Agape will be holding a 6 session class called Strong and Balanced. This class is meant to build strength and challenge your balance. We want you to build confidence for your every day movement. If you have questions email spaustian@agapetherap

How Does Reflexology Work?

Theory #1: Reflexology works with the central nervous system. This theory builds on research done in the 1890s by Sir Henry Head and Sir Charles Sherrington, who began to show through their research that a neurological relationship exists between the skin

Zero Impact Running

With all the pounding that running can be on your joints it’s nice to have alternatives.  Not everyone likes the pool.  Some people don’t realize ways to cross train.  There is the high end, and pricey Anti Gravity Treadmill.  Realisticall

Keep It In Neutral

Keep it in Neutral What does good posture look like? Many people believe that good posture means shoulders back, way back, and keeping the trunk erect. This military stance (Picture 1) is seen as the end goal for improving posture however it is actually i

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What is Dry Needling?

One of the many services Agape Therapy offers at their clinics is dry needling. The dry needling technique involves using a thin filiform needle much like that used in acupuncture. Dry needling and acupuncture are different. Acupuncture addresses the meri

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What To Expect At Agape’s Run...

The running clinic at Agape, “Running Wild”, is a great approach for both new and returning runners. The staff works with individuals to determine the alignment of their foot strikes and this in turn decides what type of shoe is best for them. If you

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All Flared Up! A Blog About Arthrit...

All Flared Up! A Blog About Arthritis   Arthritis is a general term for joint inflammation and is a prevalent issue to my patients. As an Occupational Therapist who specializes in hands, I have many tools to help people learn how to manage their arth

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Why Is That Outlet Spinning –...

I was seeing a patient after he had a rotator cuff repair.  He had to wear a sling so he slept on the same side night after night for several weeks.  One day in the clinic, he was laying on his side, facing the wall, doing strengthening exercises for hi