Prev post1 of 3Next Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease or osteoarthrosis, is the most common form of arthritis. It occurs due to the breakdown of cartilage in joints, which causes the bones to rub against each other. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 27 million people in America have osteoarthritis.
"i am more than the brittle bones and creaking joints that move me with purpose and something that once resembled grace. rattle though they may and ache where they will, i am more than bones. i am made of magic things and the leftover fire of silently exploded stars."
Prev post1 of 3Next Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that usually affects the lining of smaller joints like fingers and toes. With time, it can even affect the knees, ankles, elbows, hips and shoulders. Eventually, it can result in bone erosion and joint deformity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Koch believes that by cultivating a healthy psoas, we can rekindle our body’s vital energies by learning to reconnect with the life force of the universe. Within the Taoist tradition the psoas is spoken of as the seat or muscle of the soul, and surrounds the lower “Dan tien” a major energy center of body. A flexible and strong psoas grounds us and allows subtle energies to flow through the bones, muscles and joints.