Category Archives: Osteoarthritis

Finding Your Way Out of Pain Our Seventh Sense: Interoception

Finding Your Way Out of Pain Our Seventh Sense: Interoception

Interoception is the awareness of physical and emotional sensations in our bodies. In a healthy functioning nervous system, the nerve endings trigger all kinds of sensations in the body, from the feeling of tight muscles when we bend, to elation or depression. We feel these sensations throughout every day. Interoception also reflects the ability to… Continue Reading

What Does Osteoarthritis of the Hands Have to Do with Posture?

What Does Osteoarthritis of the Hands Have to Do with Posture?

Postural control is the most important movement behavior that a person can change to reverse the tendency towards osteoarthritis and other chronic conditions. Humans are unique in that they can override the postural reflexes. Conditioning from life-long habits make poor posture feel natural, causing one to hang on the ligaments instead of using the muscles… Continue Reading

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