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Your feet are keeping secrets!

Spring is threatening to spring any minute herein Pennsylvania, and while I’ve at least been able to ditch the sock for indoor wear, I’m not quite ready to ditch the shoes for outdoors.

Speaking of shoes, have you ever really looked at the soles of yours? Especially the ones you wear most frequently?

How about the soles of your feet?

I see a LOT of feet in my practice, and they tell me a lot about how and where a person carries themselves (on which part of their feet, I mean, not the on planet :), as well as what may be underlying their seemingly unrelated-to-the-feet issues.

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"my knee is crap."

This statement ended a summary from a client catching me up on her state of things since I last saw her.

And, because I've heard this or similar sentiments expressed (and, yes, have even thought myself), I sighed.

This sense of betrayal, frustration, resignation is all too prevalent amongst my fellow humans - who, despite (or because of) our first-world privileges and developments - are succumbing to the 'fact that their bodies are falling apart' - and, while I'm feeling their frustration over the unavoidable casualties of aging, I know, I JUST KNOW, DAMMIT! they're not unavoidable or inevitable.

And ...I feel even more frustrated when trying to communicate that convincingly.

 

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