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Base PT now offering Graston Technique IASTM

Base PT now offering Graston Technique IASTM
IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization) is a manual therapy technique that utilizes tools, plastic or metal, to address soft tissue restrictions instead of the clinician's hands. These are not meant to replace the clinician's hands, but instead act as an adjunct to enhance the clinician's ability to detect and treat many soft tissue re...
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Pain – Is it all in your head? - Part 2

Pain – Is it all in your head? - Part 2
In our last post we talked about the foundations of pain. In a snapshot, pain is not an input, pain is an output. This means that the brain actually creates pain in response to the information it gets from sensors in the body, previous experiences already stored in the brain and your general emotional state. We also covered some of the structures i...
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Pain – is it all in your head?

Pain – is it all in your head?
​Pain. No one likes it. So what if you could opt out of pain? Would you do it? There are actually reported cases of people not being able to feel pain – it's called congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA), and it's a rare genetic disorder. Though this might sound nice at first, it's actually a very debilitating condition. Ashlyn Blo...
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"It's Running Season"

"It's Running Season"
Transitioning Tips – Running in the Winter to Running in the Spring We will be running from the frozen tundra to the blooming flowers. Running into warmer weather from here on out sounds pretty good. This means that if you made it through running in the winter you can expect your pace to increase slightly and distance to be greater without the fati...
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So What Do You Mean By The "Core"?

So What Do You Mean By The "Core"?
If there's anything we all want; it's a better version of our core, right? The media seems to tell us that it's important for everything we do – from fitness to fashion to heart health and beyond. But based on our conversations with folks at BASE everyone seems to have a different idea of what the "core" actually is. So before we jump into our "ab ...
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