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Heartburn, Acid Reflux and Manual Therapy Mar 12, 2021

The cardiac sphincter is the (mostly) one-way valve between the esophagus (tube that goes from mouth to belly) and the stomach. It should let air up in the form of burps and vomit up when necessary, but all other times it should remain a one-way valve.

The stomach is a hostile environment filled...

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How to Reduce the Risk of Breast Implant Contractures with Manual Therapy Mar 12, 2021

During a breast enhancement, a silicone disc filled with saline (most often in Canada) gets inserted either in front of the muscle and behind the breast tissue (subglandular) or behind some or all of the pectoralis major muscle (submuscular). Submuscular enhancements are more common, as they give...

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