Alternative Therapies

Healing through Trigger Point Therapy

A Guide to Fibromyalgia, Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction

Written by Devin J. Starlanyl and John Sharkey, Illustrated by Amanda Williams
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This book is about empowerment for chronic pain patients and care providers
alike. Every chronic pain condition has a treatable myofascial trigger point component, including fibromyalgia. Many of the localized symptoms now considered as fibromyalgia are actually due to trigger points. The central sensitization of fibromyalgia amplifies symptoms that trigger points...

Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition

A Training Manual and Reference Book of Basic Principles and Practices

Written by Robert Frost, Ph.D., Foreword by George J. Goodheart, Jr., D.C.
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The revised edition of the best-selling book on Applied Kinesiology, Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition introduces a diagnostic method that uses manual muscle testing to assess the body's "Triad of Health"--structure, chemistry, and psyche. To perform a muscle test, the practitioner applies light pressure that the client then resists. If the client...

The Healing Paradox

A Revolutionary Approach to Treating and Curing Physical and Mental Illness

Written by Steven Goldsmith, M.D.
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Why does Western medicine fail to cure chronic physical and mental illness? Why do so many treatments and drugs work only for a limited time before eventually losing effectiveness or producing harmful side effects?

Dr. Steven Goldsmith's answer is at once counterintuitive and commonsensical: the root of the problem is our...

The Adaptation Diet

A Three-Step Approach to Control Cortisol, Lose Weight, and Prevent Chronic Disease

Written by Charles A. Moss M.D.
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The Adaptation Diet presents a plan clinically proven to lower levels of cortisol, the main stress hormone and a major component of the obesity epidemic.

By reducing excess cortisol, you can:
• Decrease your risk for diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and high blood pressure
• Lose the fat around your...

There Is a Cure for Diabetes, Revised Edition

The 21-Day+ Holistic Recovery Program

Written by Gabriel Cousens M.D., Foreword by Sandra Rose Michael, PhD, DNM and Brian R. Clement, PhD, NMD, LNC
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This new edition of There Is a Cure for Diabetes offers an innovative approach to the prevention and healing of what Dr. Gabriel Cousens calls chronic diabetes degenerative syndrome. A leading medical authority in the world of live-food nutrition, Dr. Cousens exposes the dangers of excess glucose and fructose as the...

Macrobiotics for All Seasons

Vegan Recipes for Year-Round Health and Happiness

Written by Marlene Watson-Tara
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Unlike other books about macrobiotics that are complicated with rigid rules, Macrobiotics for All Seasons offers a dietary approach based on listening to the natural rhythms of our bodies and the planet we live on. Combining traditional wisdom, nutritional science, and a vision for healing our environment, author Marlene Watson-Tara explains...

Core Awareness, Revised Edition

Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise, and Dance

Written by Liz Koch, Foreword by Emilie Conrad and Bob Cooley
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Core Awareness, Revised Edition: Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise, and Dance offers a guide to Core Awareness, a body-oriented approach that explores the practice of bringing focus and attention to inner sensation as the means of cultivating an innate capacity for expressive movement. Developed by somatic educator and author Liz Koch, the...

Chaga

King of the Medicinal Mushrooms

Written by David Wolfe, Contribution by Pierre Beaumier and Ramiz Saad
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Taking the counsel of Hippocrates—"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food"—acclaimed author David Wolfe brings the wisdom of eating herbal medicine to today's health-conscious readers. His enthusiastic fan base, which includes celebrities such as Woody Harrelson and Angela Bassett, continues to blossom as more and more people realize...

Vital Signs for Cancer Prevention

Protect Yourself from the Onset or Recurrence of Cancer

Written by Xandria Williams
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Vital Signs for Cancer Prevention suggests that cancer is a two-phase process. In Phase One you do not yet have, and may never have, cancer, but predisposing factors—poor diet and digestion, toxins, adrenal exhaustion, and blood sugar imbalances, among others—can progressively and cumulatively increase your likelihood of developing it. Phase Two...

Out in the Open, Revised Edition

The Complete Male Pelvis

Written by R. Louis Schultz, Ph.D., Foreword by Marcelo Coutinho
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Out in the Open, Revised Edition: The Complete Male Pelvis offers a frank exploration of the male pelvic region from a cultural and scientific perspective. Focusing on pelvic structure and development, the book explains how male sexuality develops throughout a man's life—from birth onwards. An experienced Rolfer with an academic background...

Awakening Somatic Intelligence

The Art and Practice of Embodied Mindfulness

Written by Risa F. Kaparo, Ph.D., Foreword by Rick Hanson, Ph.D. and James Oschman, Ph.D
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Awakening Somatic Intelligence: The Art and Practice of Embodied Mindfulness—Transform Pain, Stress, Trauma, and Aging offers a guide to Somatic Learning, an innovative body-oriented approach that incorporates mindfulness, visualization, breathing exercises, postures, and stretches. Developed by author, psychotherapist, and award-winning songwriter and poet Risa Kaparo, PhD, Somatic Learning is based on leading-edge...

The Children of Raquette Lake

One Summer That Helped Change the Course of Treatment for Autism

Written by Mira Rothenberg, Foreword by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.
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The Children of Raquette Lake: One Summer That Helped Change the Course of Treatment for Autism is an inspiring account of author Mira Rothenberg's experience with eleven autistic and schizophrenic children during the summer of 1958. In order to avoid the regression that often occurred during the summer months, Rothenberg, a...

Transforming the Nature of Health

A Holistic Vision of Healing That Honors Our Connection to the Earth, Others, and Ourselves

Written by Marcey Shapiro M.D., Foreword by Robert Golden, M.D.
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A provocative blend of personal memoir, new science, and philosophical treatise, this book presents a fresh model for healing by rethinking our relationships with one another, the natural world, our bodies, and our innermost selves. Dr. Marcey Shapiro focuses on eliminating us/them or friend/enemy dichotomies, shifting instead to a model based...

Bagua and Tai Chi

Exploring the Potential of Chi, Martial Arts, Meditation and the I Ching

Written by Bruce Frantzis
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In Bagua and Tai Chi, noted teacher Bruce Frantzis demonstrates through these two important practices what is required to develop and embody high levels of chi flow. Inside the slow-motion movements of tai chi is a sophisticated mind/body/spirit practice. Derived from the I Ching (Book of Changes), bagua is unique in...

From Manual Evaluation to General Diagnosis

Assessing Patient Information before Hands-On Treatment

Written by Alain Croibier, D.O., Foreword by Jean-Pierre Barral, D.O.
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Based on Dr. Croibier’s everyday clinical experience, this book provides critical tools for examining patients in order to determine what the course of treatment should be. Written for manual hands-on therapy students and practitioners that include osteopaths, physical therapists, and chiropractors, the book explores in depth the osteopathic diagnosis process that...

The Fungal Pharmacy

The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America

Written by Robert Rogers, Foreword by Solomon P. Wasser
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In The Fungal Pharmacy, noted herbalist Robert Rogers introduces readers to more than 300 species of medicinal mushrooms and lichens found in North America. These fungi, Rogers explains, have the capacity to heal both the body and, through the process of myco-remediation, the planet itself. Throughout the book, he documents their...

Migraine Brains and Bodies

A Comprehensive Guide to Solving the Mystery of Your Migraines

Written by C. M. Shifflett
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Despite their widespread occurrence, migraines are often misunderstood in terms of both origin and treatment. Migraine Brains and Bodies examines the causes of these painful headaches, many of which can be corrected by the individual. In straightforward language accompanied by detailed illustrations, former migraine sufferer C.M. Shifflett defines the roots and...

Pain Relief with Trigger Point Self-Help

Written by Valerie DeLaune
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Trigger points—tender, painful knots that develop in muscles and tissues—are a common cause of chronic pain. With more than a quarter of all Americans suffering from various types of daily chronic pain, it’s estimated that these hyper-irritated hardened masses are the primary cause of pain 75 percent of the time.
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Archetypal Acupuncture

Healing with the Five Elements

Written by Gary Dolowich, M.D.
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The Chinese model of the Five Elements (wood, fire, metal, earth, and water) and the Twelve Officials (the organ systems that comprise the map of traditional Chinese medicine) has been applied as a system of medicine for three thousand years to balance chi, the vital force of the body. Archetypal Acupuncture...

Harmonizing Your Craniosacral System

Self-Treatments for Improving Your Health

Written by Daniel Agustoni, Foreword by William Martin Allen, Ph.D.
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Harmonizing Your Craniosacral System: Self-Treatments fo Improving Your Health offers exercises developed to promote healing, body awareness, and relaxation. The book’s techniques are based on the principles of craniosacral therapy, a hands-on approach that works gently with the spine, skull, sacrum, and connective tissue in the body to release pain and...

Fighting Cancer

A Nontoxic Approach to Treatment

Written by Robert Gorter, M.D., Ph.D. and Erik Peper, Ph.D.
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Fighting Cancer describes the Gorter Model, an integrative, nontoxic approach to cancer treatment that mobilizes the immune system. It was developed by Robert Gorter, MD, PhD, who in 1976 recovered from Stage IV testicular cancer by using nontoxic treatment and no chemotherapy or radiation. Based on self-experience, extensive research, and decades...

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga

Reclaiming Your Body

Written by David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper, Ph.D., Foreword by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. and Stephen Cope, M.S.W., Introduction by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
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Survivors of trauma—whether abuse, accidents, or war—can end up profoundly wounded, betrayed by their bodies that failed to get them to safety and that are a source of pain. In order to fully heal from trauma, a connection must be made with oneself, including one’s body. The trauma-sensitive yoga described in...

Cranio-Sacral-SELF-Waves

A Scientific Approach to Craniosacral Therapy

Written by Olaf J. Korpiun, Ph.D., Foreword by Christian Schopper, M.D.
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Designed to release pain and trauma as well as support the body’s healing through a gentle, hands-on approach, Craniosacral Therapy (CST) has become an increasingly popular modality. In Cranio-Sacral-SELF-Waves, CST expert Olaf Korpiun expands on William Sutherland’s famous theory of the “breath of life,” an unexplained power that generates corrections from...

Doctors Are More Harmful Than Germs

How Surgery Can Be Hazardous to Your Health - And What to Do About It

Written by Harvey Bigelsen, M.D., Contribution by Lisa Haller, Foreword by John Parks Trowbridge, M.D.
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Most people would consider a knife wound to the stomach a serious health risk, but a similar scalpel wound in an operating room is often shrugged off. In Doctors Are More Harmful Than Germs, Dr. Harvey Bigelsen explains how today’s medical doctors overprescribe surgery and ignore its long-term health implications. Any...

Exploring Body-Mind Centering

An Anthology of Experience and Method

Edited by Gil Wright Miller, Pat Ethridge and Kate Tarlow Morgan, Contribution by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen
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Exploring Body-Mind Centering features 35 essays on Body-Mind Centering (BMC), an experiential practice based on the application of anatomical, physiological, psychophysical, and developmental principles. Using the work of BMC founder Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen as a springboard, the book showcases diverse situations—from medical illness to blocked creativity—in which this discipline is applied...

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