Stew’s Blog

Connective Issues – Cha cha cha changes (Bowie)

Glaring omission in my last blog. I forgot to mention the fabulous song Oxytocin by Billie Eilish to provide the background music to the blog subject. Just when you think they don’t write songs like the old days a bunch of new artists pop up. Wolf Alice and Phoebe...

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Connective Issues — Animal Therapy

Over the years I have really enjoyed learning things from smart people like Shannon Goosen at NAMTPT conferences (I miss those times).  I was very interested in her take on the Braverman test. This survey (see link below) determines our dominant nature according...

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Connective Issues — The Death of Ivan Ilyich

My intended blog was going to be about connective tissue cells called telocytes. This subject got to be too big and I’ve not had time to complete it. Instead, I want to review one of my all-time favourite short stories by Leo Tolstoy. One of my personal strategies for...

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Connective Issues – Hot off the Press

Firstly, I would like to congratulate and say thanks to Mary Biancalana and her fabulous team for putting together a great virtual conference last month. I was honoured to be included alongside her star-studied bunch of presenters from around the world. Mary has...

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Connective Issues — Women’s Tennis

Do you ever get asked by a patient “does my tissue feel normal?” Hard for me to answer because no one really comes to see me who has normal tissue. In early August the US Tennis Association had a small entry-level WTA tournament at the Theroux Club in Concord MA, the...

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