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John Elder

Franklin, Tennessee
Egoscue is simple and the results are remarkable. It is a unique and very effective program designed to treat musculoskeletal pain without drugs, surgery, or manipulation. Egoscue is a process which involves a series of stretches and gentle egoscuecises ("e-cises") designed... Full Bio
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Motivate Me! Motivate Me! by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I blogged the other day about an interview I heard with Simon Sinek , and I compared his Betting vs. Investing discussion to what happens with a lot o ... Read on »
Betting vs. Investing by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I was listening to an interview with author Simon Sinek the other day when he said something that struck me. He was talking about the business world a ... Read on »
Christmas in July! Part 2 by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain   THANK YOU to all of you who helped spread the word about last week’s giveaway! We had a great response, and ONE LUCKY WINNER took home a bottle ... Read on »
Resting an Injury by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain How many of you, when injured or in pain, have taken some time off from your desired activity? I’m sure you have. Heck, I have. It makes sense, right? ... Read on »
The Old-Age Myth by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Multiple times every week, clients come through our doors having been told that their chronic pain is due to age. They hear things like, “you’re just getting ... Read on »
It’s Christmas in July! by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Merry Christmas! Yes, Christmas has come early this year. We just celebrated our 8-year anniversary , and to say THANK YOU, we’re giving away some of our fav ... Read on »
Had a Bulging Disc, Now PAIN FREE! by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain   I know from first-hand experience how debilitating back pain can be. A disc bulge at L4/L5 was what brought me to The Egoscue Method in the mid- ... Read on »
Here’s to a Great Eight Years! by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain July 7, 2006 will always be emblazoned on my mind. It was a sunny, hot Friday, and it was beautiful outside. It was also the first day of business a ... Read on »
All Kids’ Sports are Dangerous by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Actually, I don’t believe that all kids’ sports are dangerous. What I do believe is that there are inherent risks for all athletes when competing in his or h ... Read on »
Avoiding Surgery and off Pain Meds with Visions of Walking Cane-Free! by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain   When posting a testimonial, I typically say something about the client, the condition they were in when coming to the clinic, and their outlook ... Read on »
The Joel Embiid Mystery (Solved) by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain While I’m not a big NBA fan, I am a HUGE NCAA Basketball fan, and specifically, a University of Kansas Jayhawk basketball fan. Typically around this time of ... Read on »
Liz Eliminated Migraines and is Running PAIN FREE Again! by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain If you suffer from migraine headaches, then you know just how debilitating they can be. I’m sure there are many of you reading this who have spent hours (day ... Read on »
The Death-Defying House? by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain What if I told you someone built a house that will make you live longer ? Would you like it? Does that freak you out? Is it too had to believe? ... Read on »
Your Best Summer Ever With Egoscue by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain   Who’s ready to have a breakthrough summer? Who believes that it would be physically impossible to have a breakthrough summer? You’re in ... Read on »
How Quickly the Body Can Change by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Check out these pics of a client who came to see us last week. Ed is a 94-year-old World War II veteran who was a pilot stationed in India. He’s an incredibl ... Read on »
Egoscue Didn’t Invent “Good Posture” by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I know it probably goes without saying, but Egoscue didn’t invent proper alignment and good posture. He wasn’t the first person to suggest how important it i ... Read on »
Why I Think the Vibram FiveFingers Lawsuit is a Total Joke by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of barefoot/minimalist shoes in general, and Vibram FiveFinger (VFF) shoes specifically. I’ve blogged about them countless ... Read on »
The Link Between Movement and Memory by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I read an article in the New York Times the other day that talked about exercising in your youth being correlated to better memory when you get older. Of ... Read on »
The “Mom” Mentality by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Happy (belated) Mother’s Day to all you moms out there! Isn’t it great that we get to set aside a day for the moms in our life who have done so much for ... Read on »
A Child’s Take on Crossfit by John Elder Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Generally speaking, I’m not a huge fan of CrossFit. Yes, it’s a great workout. Yes, it will kick your butt. But, I believe there’s a high likelihood that you ... Read on »