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Sarah Drapeau

Creating Calm

In the past few months, our lives have changed drastically. There is no denying the stressful component that has been introduced during several months of lock down. Now, a simple trip to the grocery store can put me in panic mode. I avoid them at any cost. Fortunately, our bodies are designed to calm down… Continue Reading Creating Calm


Many of our Stonebridge exercise classes focus on Falls Prevention. There is a good reason for that.     According to the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention, one in five falls result in serious injury such as broken bones or head injuries. The CDC goes on to say that each year 3 million older adults… Continue Reading Concussion

The Charley Horse

If you’ve ever been jolted out of bed with the intense attack of a leg cramp, you understand the extreme discomfort of a charley horse.                                                                                      Have you ever wondered where this phrase came from? There are a lot of different theories but most of them seem to be based in America’s favorite pastime. According to… Continue Reading The Charley Horse

Cerebral Spinal Fluid

The Benefits of Spinal Mobilization Have you ever noticed a cranky feeling in your low back when you roll out of bed? Your first inclination may be to stretch.                                                               Common stretches such as toe touches or pulling your knees to your chest may feel great at the time but it is a short term fix… Continue Reading Cerebral Spinal Fluid


Do you find yourself using handrails on stairs, leaning against walls, resting on the back of your chair or counter tops? As we age, we start to use subconscious balance “cheats”. These cheats, however, can in fact encourage instabilities by weakening the system. To achieve balance, our brain processes information received from our inner ear,… Continue Reading Balance

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