Holistic Alternatives to Pain—Local Voices: LAURIE VAN VALKENBURGH, Massage and Bodywork

LV_ShiatsuShinTai-LaurieVanValkenburgh_0617How do massage and bodywork work to address pain?

Pain starts in the brain, and clinicians have had to get creative with how to reframe pain in the body.

I work on the acupuncture meridians that calm the nervous system and the organs in the body that deal with detoxification: kidney, liver and lung. Helping these organs do their job, whether they are underactive, overactive or stagnant, can take a lot of pressure off how we process our environment and our pain.

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Kudos: Shiatsu Shin Tai Bodywork Therapies Attained PA Massage License

Laurie Van Valkenburgh, owner of Shiatsu Shin Tai Bodywork Therapies, in New Hope, recently received her Pennsylvania licensure for massage. Van Valkenburg is honored to be able to offer additional services to her clients. She is trained in quan yin healing, Reiki levels I & II, foot reflexology, shiatsu, macrobiotic counseling and advanced levels of training in Shiatsu Shin Tai.


Location: 6064 Upper Mountain Rd., New Hope. For more information,
call 267-566-6056 or visit ShiatsuBodyTherapies.com, April 2013.


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