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The Permanent Pain Cure: The Breakthrough Way to Heal Your Muscle and Joint Pain for Good by Ming Chew and Stephanie Golden
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Stephanie gives an overview of the book:

In The Permanent Pain Cure, master pain therapist Ming Chew and co-author Stephanie Golden introduce the Ming Method: a safe yet powerful self-help system that targets a little-known tissue called fascia to heal pain problems most medical professionals believe can only be treated with drugs and surgery.The book offers simple yet effective stretching exercises that anyone can do at home, in only 15 minutes. Strengthening exercises lock in the gains from stretchin, and proper diet, hydration, and supplementation prevent the inflammation that underlies pain. 
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In The Permanent Pain Cure, master pain therapist Ming Chew and co-author Stephanie Golden introduce the Ming Method: a safe yet powerful self-help system that targets a little-known tissue called fascia to heal pain problems most medical professionals believe can only be treated with drugs and surgery.The book

offers simple yet effective stretching exercises that anyone can do at home, in only 15 minutes. Strengthening exercises lock in the gains from stretchin, and proper diet, hydration, and supplementation prevent the inflammation that underlies pain. 

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Writing this book was a fabulous learning experience for my own body, since I learned Ming's stretches themselves and continue to use them every day. His tips on anti-inflammatory foods changed my diet, and I learned why I needed to get serious about drinking enough water to hydrate my fascia.

About Stephanie

Got the Girl Scouts' Writer badge (the only one that interested me) when I was 12: that signaled the future. I began writing fiction, but discovered that what really compelled me was literary nonfiction—especially once I developed a way to use a central image as a method of...

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Published Reviews

Oct.29.2008

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