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Cancer Rehabilitation

At One to One, we’ve helped people manage chronic pain and conditions for over 12 years. The basis of our treatment approach is through understanding the interconnectedness amongst a person’s mindset, mobility, muscle and metabolism. We have touched upon many populations that have benefited from this approach starting with persistent pain, to diabetes, osteoarthritis, osteopenia, fibromyalgia, and even cancer. Cancer is a disease that gives many chills just thinking about...

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Fourth Step to Health Empowerment: Metabolism

Metabolism is the sum total of all the physiological and chemical processes happening in your system. It’s energy management within your body and involves a balance of build up (anabolic) and breakdown (catabolic). This process is impacted by nutrition, activity, recovery, drugs, aging, sleep, disease, and more. Managing these lifestyle factors effectively is essentially to achievement of wellness goals. Sustainable results are driven by changes happening at the...

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Third Step to Health Empowerment: Muscle

When your natural growth rate stops, your body begins to lose muscle unless you are doing something to slow or reverse this process. Known as #sarcopenia, this is the common link to almost everything we call “aging” and is also highly correlated with many chronic diseases. In most people, this process begins in the mid-20’s and accelerates every decade, eventually leading to the loss of functional ability that many consider a normal part of getting older....

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Second Step to Health Empowerment: Movement

Life is movement. Movement is life. Or as one of my wisest friends who is currently regaining mobility after recovering from surgery learned from that experience: if you have a sound body, you should use it.  Movement is often restricted by pain, illness, or sedentary work. Mostly it is restricted simply by not moving enough. And it doesn’t take long for us to feel stiff and tight. Even those who are active or do follow a mobility regimen of some kind are often...

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First Step to Health Empowerment: Mindset

​​ In many ways our medical system and reliance on experts has created a culture of dependence when it comes to health. Most people spend most of their time thinking, processing information, caught up in their heads and somewhat detached from their bodies. In his wonderful book, Mindsight, Dr. Daniel Siegel defines mind as the flow of energy and information between the brain, body, and relationships. Our minds extend beyond the confines of our skulls, reaching even into our...

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