NEWSLETTER Honoring theWomen Inour Lives HappyMother's Day Honoring theWomen Inour Lives–HappyMother’sDay
Growing up my mother always had different inspirational quotes attached to the fridge. It seemed like a good place since 6 hungry kids were always reaching for something. Here are a few that I remember: “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care” – Theodore Roosevelt. “It’s nice to be important, but more important to be nice.” – John Templeton From the time I was young my mother filled my life with proper perspective and challenged me to choose to be happy. She also gave me a love of music. My mom was a piano teacher and so each day after school I would hear kids plunking away at the piano, but my favorite time was when I would sit at the piano with my mom and sing as she would play different songs. I was amazed at the ease at which she could play any song. I always knew that my mom loved me and was cheering for me to succeed and be happy from the time I was young, and it continues today. Abraham Lincoln once said, “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” Mom’s across the world lift and inspire their children and others around them with kindness, service, and love without end. My life has been blessed as I watch my sweet wife care for and love our 4 children. I think it takes great effort to raise children in today’s social climate and I am grateful that 9 9
Mom’s across the world liS and inspire their children and others around them with kindness, service, and love without end.
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Herearea few that I remember: “Peopledon’t carehowmuchyouknow,un?l theyknowhowmuchyou care”– TheodoreRoosevelt. “It’snice tobe important,butmore important tobenice.”– JohnTempleton
my wife is willing to rise to the challenge. The time that she spends cooking, cleaning, teaching, working, doing laundry, helping with homework, counseling, consoling, cheering at games and concerts, loving our kids, many times sacrificing her own desires, is an inspiration to me. We have all been blessed by the love of a mother, whether our own, or someone kind enough to love us like one of her own. I honor you great women who sacrifice much to be a strength to many. My hope is that we can express love to the great mothers and women in our lives not just on Mother’s Day, but throughout the year. Women certainly deserve our highest praise! Your Friend, David Hawkins PT, CSCS From the?me Iwasyoungmymotherfilledmy lifewithproperperspec?veand challengedme to choose tobehappy. Shealsogavemea loveofmusic. Mymomwasapiano teacherand so eachdayaSer school Iwouldhearkidsplunkingawayat thepiano,butmy favorite?mewas when Iwould sitat thepianowithmymomand singas shewouldplaydifferent songs. Iwas amazedat theeaseatwhich she couldplayany song. Ialwaysknew thatmymom lovedme andwas c e ring forme o succeedandbehappy from the?me Iwasyoung, nd it con?nues today. Abraham Lincolnonce said, “All that Iam,orhope tobe, Iowe tomyangelmother.” My life has been bl ssed as I watch y sweet wife care for and love our 4 child en. I think it takes great effort to raise children in today’s social climate and I am grateful that my wife is willing to rise to the challenge. The ?me that she spends cooking, cleaning, teaching, working, doing laundry, helping with homework, counseling, consoling, cheering at games and concerts, loving our kids, many ?mes sacrificing her own desires, is an inspira?on to me. We have all been blessed by the love of a mother, whether our own, or someone kind enough to love us like one of her own. I honor you great women who sacrifice much to be a strength to many. My hope is that we can express love to the great m thers and women in our lives not just on Mother’s Day, but throughout the year. Women certainly deserve our highest praise! Your Friend, David Hawkins
"LifeDoesn't Have toBe APain In TheNeck!"
Neck pain can be a constant ache or sharp pain withmovement, stopping you from enjoying life’s activities. Neck pain is very common affecting approximately 2/3rds of the population at one point or another. People with neck pain suffer mainly from one of the following conditions: Degenerative Disc Disease The discs are the fluid filled sacs between the bones of your neck. The normal aging process shrinks the discs and dries them out. Repeated stress and strain also weakens the tissues that make up a disc. When this happens, the disc loses its ability to absorb shock. In turn, this causes rubbing and changes in the shape of the joints in your neck, which can be painful. Muscle Strain When there is an injury to the neck or you overuse the shoulder and neck muscles, a strain can occur. When this happens, the neck muscles may go into spasm to help support and protect the sore area. Mechanical Neck Pain Mechanical pain usually starts from changes in the neck joints. As discs start to collapse, the space between the neck bones
narrows, and the joints may become inflamed. The pain is usually chronic and is typically felt in the middle part of the neck. However, it may spread from the neck into the upper back or to the outside of the shoulder in some cases. Radiculopathy Pressure or irritation on or around the nerves of the neck can affect the nerves’ electrical signals. The pressure or irritation can be felt as numbness on the skin, weakness in the muscles or pain along the path of the nerve. Weakness in the spine muscles can cause abnormal pressure on the nerves and increased chance of radiculopathy. If you are suffering from neck pain, our SPINE Program is ideal to quickly relieve your pain and prevent it from returning. From long-term neck pain, to recovering from a complicated surgery, we can relieve your pain quickly, returning your natural mobility and strength. Our treatments are designed to help ease pain and to improve flexibility, strength, posture and function. We even teach you how to protect your neck in the years ahead. Look inside to learn more about our SPINE Program and say good-bye to that aching neck!
We spend one third of our lives sleeping. Therefore, how you sleep and the bed you sleep on can have a dramatic effect on the support of your body. When you sleep you need to be aware of how your neck and spine are supported. There are many different types of beds on the market today which can be very confusing for consumers. The best type of bed is the one that you try out and feel most comfortable using. Typically, a bed that is firm underneath, with a softer top helps to provide support as well as contour your body. If your mattress is old, then think about investing in a new one so that your neck and spine are supported well. The best positions to sleep in for your spine are on your back or sides. Avoid sleeping on your stomach since your spine ends up twisted, especially your neck. Over the hours of repetitive sleeping on your stomach, you can damage the joints of your spine and compress the nerves exiting your spine. Use a pillow to help support your body and take the weight of your legs off your spine. If you like to sleep on your back, place a pillow under
the backs of your thighs and knees. This should place your knees in a slight, supported bend which takes pressure off your lower back. If you sleep on your side, be sure to put a pillow between your knees. This helps keep the alignment of your spine, and takes the pressure of your upper leg off the spine. Have 1-2 pillows under your head to keep your neck in proper alignment. If you need 2 pillows stagger them so that one pillow overlaps the other by one half. The lower half goes under the shoulders, while the upper half supports the neck. As part of our SPINE Program, our physical therapists can show you exercises, stretches and techniques to relieve your pain and prevent it from returning. If you are suffering with neck or back pain, call us today to learn more about our SPINE Program and discover how we can relieve your pain, returning you to a more active, pain-free life!
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Try this movement if you are experiencing neck pain. Relieve Neck Pain In Minutes CHIN TUCK SUPINE Lie with roll under neck. Without lifting head, tuck chin gently. Keep the large muscles in the neck relaxed.
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