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Chronic Inflammation at the Root of Many Diseases and Ailments

     "I'm done!" I told my client.      "What do you mean?" She gasped. "Every time you work on me, I'm pain free for an hour or two!" I went on to explain to my client that, after each session, I could tell that her muscles had completely released around her knees. Something was causing the muscles to contract after an hour or two and, with my new found knowledge, nothing made sense but chronic inflammation.      Alice, my client, had contacted me because doctors told her that she had bone on bone in both her knees and needed to replace them. Desperately not wanting surgery, she reached out to me for help.      Before becoming a therapist, I myself had spent 20 years on and off with back pain, was diagnosed with osteoarthritis down my spine at age 23, and spent a grueling year in bed because of my back at age 33.      After doing tons of research and coming across study after study where people, who never ever had back pain, were given MRI'