Get Your Body Moving with Susan Clinton: Physical Therapist - Laurie Seely

Get Your Body Moving with Susan Clinton: Physical Therapist

Mar 31, 2020 | 2 comments

 

Get Your Body Moving with Susan Clinton: Physical Therapist

 

This episode may contain curse words and descriptive, detailed talk about other things …

Everything in your body relies on the GI and Neurological systems.

Do you have any pain or anything that seems to not be functioning right in your body?

You can’t just treat symptoms, you have to get to the main cause of what’s causing you pain and get rid of it.

Did you know?

The GI and Neurological systems are the full center of our bodies.

In this episode, host Laurie Seely speaks with Susan Clinton, Physical Therapist and they discuss….

• Susan shares her story and how it led her to where she is today
• You need to get rid of what’s causing you pain, not just the symptoms
• Knowing your body and where the pain could be coming from is important to treat it
• How your habits affect your health

Tune into this 50-minute episode + I speak with Susan Clinton, Physical Therapist + she shares about our bodies and how when they are out of balance they cause issues for us.

Key Points:

• When your body is out of balance, you can begin to have pains and other issues.
• There are certain times within females that make them more vulnerable to imbalance within their bodies. This includes hormonal changes etc.
• When one part of our body is not in balance, it can throw off other parts of our bodies.
• You can’t just treat the symptoms that are causing you discomfort. You have to get to the core of it and get rid of what’s causing these symptoms.
• You have to sit down and back track what has happened to understand what is causing you this imbalance within your body.
• A stressful environment will have effects on your body.
• Humans are the only ones to be able to change our environment and still thrive.
• Getting rest and the appropriate diet will have keep your body out of a fog and stay in balance.
• Sometimes making small and simple adjustments to our lifestyle can be just as effective then big life altering ones.
• The first part that’s key to your health is to make a plan and follow through with it.
• Skipping meals, for example like working through lunch, will effect you and we aren’t built with the bandwidth to function properly doing so.
• Having support and helping each other can ensure that we don’t get burned out in times of busy multitasking.
• Getting your body moving is a good way to make sure you stay balanced and healthy.
• Pain is a response to a threat in our body.
• We have a system in our body that regulates it and a system in our body that tells it to slow down. If these two systems are off balance it will cause pain and other issues within our bodies.
• Getting yourself lined up to help those systems will help you stay balanced. For example, slowing down your breathing when you need to without consciously doing so.
• Having an imbalance in your body can have effects on your hormones and sex.
• There are two things that can help you start with getting your body back in balance. These are self-compassion meditation and chewing your food!
• Meditation can help you with your breathing and to calm your body down for a clear mindset.
• Chewing your food will help you digest it more effectively and will eliminate bloating.
• You can find Susan on her website at embodied-pt.com.
• You can email Susan at embodied-pt.com.
• Susan is also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
• Susan conducts Virtual video Consultations with many packages.
• Make sure to check out Susan’s podcast called Tough To Treat!

 

Want to know more about Susan?

Susan C. Clinton PT, DScPT, OCS, WCS, FAAOMPT, WHNC is an award winning Physical Therapist in professional achievement and co-owner of Embody Physiotherapy and Wellness. She is an international instructor of post-professional education in women’s health (including GI issues in Women), orthopedic manual therapy and business psychology. She is on Faculty at Andrews University in the Doctor of Science in PT program.  She serves as a Master Coach for the Integrative Women’s Health Institute and is an active professional/clinical mentor.  She is the co-founder and board member for the Global Women’s Health Initiative (GWHI) and is the Co-host of the podcast, “Tough to Treat” guide to treating complex patients and “The Genius Project” bridging pain science to clinical practice.

 

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  1. Lyssa Wales

    I love this episode! I definitely am guilty of skipping lunch during work and having electronics in the bedroom (no wonder I toss and turn!). I’ll definitely have to try meditation and get a system in place for my body and health.

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    • Lyssa Wales

      Fantastic attitude, Lyssa! I applaud your willingness to see a problem and do something about it. Lemme know if you need help with that!

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