Admitted from the authors, more research has to be done on this, but this is important. Many in our profession use essential oils, however, after this study, you may want to re-think this in your practice if you are using them.
There have been studies to show how blue light therapy can help with sleep and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), but could it help with concussions? Well, we know massage is effective with helping sleep, so maybe both could be good?
Can Blue Light Therapy Help Concussion Symptoms? – Ashley Brzezicki
“There is no shortage of press about the positive effects of meditation on people, and there are plenty of studies to back them up. But there is also evidence—evidence that’s been growing for decades—that prolonged meditation can have a drastic negative impact on some people. This doesn’t make the practice bad, or invalidate the help it has given to many … but ask yourself if you’ve ever heard anything about the possible dangers of meditation. Why is that?”
Why Does Nobody Talk About The Dangers Of Meditation? – Jordan Heath-Rawlings
Could these COVID lockdowns be affecting our mental health? For sure! But there’s good reason why and it’s affecting how we focus along with other cognitive functions.
A number of years ago I took an IASTM course so I could save my hands. There were some pretty bold claims in the course and honestly I never really questioned it till years later. However, here’s the good and the bad of this technique.
IASTM Whatever Butters Your Bread – Taylor Laviolette