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Heidi Hadley delves deeper into the subject of stretching and explains why it can actually tighten the belly of the muscle further, leading to pain and injuries.  You will learn in greater detail how the brain to muscle communication works when pandiculation is used to reduce muscle tension, pain, poor mobility and pain.  Heidi will also explain why the common belief of “strengthening the core” is leading to more lower back pain and why strengthening isn’t always the answer to lower back pain and sciatica.  From this podcast you will understand why pandiculation is the missing link with many people’s back pain rehab program.

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About our Authors

Dr. Sarah Wilson, ND

Dr. Sarah is a Naturopathic Doctor, author, speaker and research nerd. Her true passion is complex women’s health issues and the connection between hormones and inflammation.

Heidi Hadley CCSE ESMT

Heidi Hadley is a Certified Clinical Somatic Educator and Somatic Movement Teacher. Heidi has worked as a Natural Health Practitioner since 2001 and owns a thriving Movement & Wellbeing Centre in Adelaide, South Australia. She is also the founder of, an online Somatic Movement program designed to reduce pain, increase mobility, improve posture & develop mindfulness.