Dr. Ingrid E Martin, MD, is a Family Practice specialist in Portland, Maine. She graduated from the University Of Michigan Medical School in 2011. She has over 6 years of diverse experience practicing medicine, especially in Family Practice. She is affiliated with many hospitals including Maine Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, and Waldo County Medical Center. Dr. Ingrid E Martin also cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups. She is currently practicing family medicine in Falmouth at Maine Medical Partners.
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- November 9, 2017LEE’S ENERGY MEDICINE BLOG – THE VITAL LIFE FORCE…
THE VITAL LIFE FORCE… Energy is not a tangible thing, not an object that can be seen or touched. Sometimes we can experience it directly and unambiguously: through combustion, the energy stored in fossil fuels causes the parts in a car’s engine to mesh together and its wheels to turn. A sailboat captures the energy of the wind to glide ...
- November 9, 2017Trigger Point Release Therapy/ Myotherapy
Trigger points are distinct knots or taut bands of contracted fibers within muscles or muscle groups that cause myofascial pain to spread to the surrounding tissue and joints as the contracted muscles pull on tendons and ligaments. These trigger points can be activated by a variety of systemic conditions, including overuse, physical injuries, strains, infections, allergies, stress, and psychological distress. ...
- November 9, 2017Myofascial Release (MFR)
Although the principles of Myofascial Release were recognized in Osteopathy many years ago, it was physical therapist John Barnes who developed the therapeutic form known today as Myofascial Release. The fascia create a three-dimensional web of connective tissue that protects, supports, surrounds, interpenetrates, and interconnects the whole body. The superficial or subcutaneous fascia lies just under the skin and allows ...
- November 9, 2017Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
The Muscle Energy Technique was designed for people who suffer from somatic dysfunctions, such as muscle spasms, joint stiffness, or restricted mobility. It was created by osteopathic physician Dr. Fred Mitchell for the purpose of restoring proper physiological functioning to stiff joints by using the principle of reciprocal inhibition, which explains how muscles relax and contract in relation to applied ...
Modality Focus Mind Body Medicine
Meditation is a practice where an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or for the mind to simply acknowledge its content without becoming identified with that content, or as an end in itself.
The term meditation refers to a broad variety of practices that includes techniques designed to promote relaxation, build internal energy or life force (qi, ki, prana, etc.) and develop compassion, love, patience, generosity and forgiveness. A particularly ambitious form of meditation aims at effortlessly sustained single-pointed concentration meant to enable its practitioner to enjoy an indestructible sense of well-being while engaging in any life activity.
The word meditation carries different meanings in different contexts. Meditation has been practiced since antiquity as a component of numerous religious traditions and beliefs. Meditation often involves an internal effort to self-regulate the mind in some way. Meditation is often used to clear the mind and ease many health concerns, such as high blood pressure, depression, and anxiety. It may be done sitting, or in an active way—for instance, Buddhist monks involve awareness in their day-to-day activities as a form of mind-training. Prayer beads or other ritual objects are commonly used during meditation in order to keep track of or remind the practitioner about some aspect of that training.
Meditation may involve generating an emotional state for the purpose of analyzing that state—such as anger, hatred, etc.—or cultivating a particular mental response to various phenomena, such as compassion. The term “meditation” can refer to the state itself, as well as to practices or techniques employed to cultivate the state. Meditation may also involve repeating a mantra and closing the eyes. The mantra is chosen based on its suitability to the individual meditator. Meditation has a calming effect and directs awareness inward until pure awareness is achieved, described as “being awake inside without being aware of anything except awareness itself.” In brief, there are dozens of specific styles of meditation practice, and many different types of activity commonly referred to as meditative practices.
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Naturopathic Doctor, Integrative Healthcare
A few years into practice, Dr. Potvin realized that she wanted her practice structure to be designed differently. Her goal is to help her patients stay on track with their health even when life gets crazy, and making education for health independence the foundation of everything.
Dr. Aline Potvin’s approach to care is as simple and clear as it is innovative and creative. She strongly believes the core elements of a healthy life reside in diet, lifestyle, hormone balancing, detoxification, and mental/emotional support.
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