Qigong for Neck, Shoulder and Rib-Side Pain (Green Dragon Weaving)

Rehab qigong for neck, shoulder and rib-side discomfort. This qigong exercise is great for releasing tension in the diaphragm (respiration muscle) and relaxing the shoulders. Health Benefits: Mobilizes the ribs and relaxes the diaphragm Mobilizes the liver and chest wall Benefits the shoulder and frees the thoracic outlet (that causes numbness into the fingers) Share
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Qigong Exercise for Neck Pain (King/Queen Arises from Throne)

Continuing the series for shoulder and neck pain – here is another simple qigong exercise to help with “desk-neck” or any forward head carriage issues. You can also pretend that you are in Game of Thrones, rising from the Iron Throne. ha! You can repeat the exercise 8-12 times initially and work up to performing
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Qigong Exercises for Shoulder and Neck Pain

These are great qi gong exercises that you can do in the comfort of your own home to relieve tension in the shoulder and neck area. I would recommend doing 8-10 reps on each side (or even more). The neck and shoulder are inherently connected, so these are great exercises that integrate both. Remember to
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Qigong for Low back and Hip Pain (Moving Hips Side to Side)

A slightly more challenging qigong exercise to help strengthen the low back and hips. Do not force the exercise and remember to start in a higher position and gradually work yourself down. This is a great qigong exercise to strengthen the hips, knees, waist and ankles as you keep doing it. It also will develop
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Qigong for Low Back (Pheonix Stretch)

Phoenix Stretch for LOW BACK PAIN Everyone wants to be as cool as a phoenix right? They also know how to stretch themselves really well. This is a simple stretch to help with those achy low back after sitting in the chair for too long. Remember, we were not meant to sit all day as
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Wellness Guide to Coronaviruses

Welcome to your Wellness Guide to the Coronavirus! This post is meant to be used in conjunction with recommendations made by the CDC, your health care provider and other public health officials. There are many steps you can take to protect yourself from the coronavirus and other seasonal viruses. Use this information to keep you
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What is Cupping?

I have received some questions about cupping over the past few weeks. Cupping is an ancient form of Chinese medicine that dates back more than 2,000 years. The vacuum that is created draws stagnant fluids up to the surface of the tissues, improving circulation, and delivering nutrients more quickly to the injured areas. When it
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Shoulder Injuries and TCM

TCM has a category of “Hit Medicine” that was specifically used for acute traumas, falls or any other injuries. Traditional Kung Fu schools would have their own secret herbal liniment called “die da jiu” translated to “hit-fall wine” that were used to treat strains and sprains. In my own Kung Fu training, I have used
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