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Sue
Hitzmann
Creator of the MELT Method®
Sue Hitzmann, MS, CST, NMT, is a nationally recognized somatic-movement educator and manual therapist. Her decades of practice, research, and study of anatomical science and alternative therapies have culminated in the creation of the MELT Method® (MELT), a revolutionary approach to pain-free fitness and longevity.

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Posted: Apr 01, 2017
We’ve always known that the MELT Method helps relieve low back pain and that we feel better every time we MELT, but now we have actual scientific proof that MELT works! The MELT team and researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently finished a... Read More
Posted: Mar 30, 2017
At the root of inflammation is the body’s ability to protect itself. It’s a biological “take control and protect” reaction. It is at the heart of our immune system. Our body’s ability to deploy super quantities of specialized repair cells including... Read More
Posted: Mar 08, 2017
Why does pain exist? What causes it? How does it originate, and once it’s there, why does it sometimes come and go and sometimes it comes and stays? Are there different types of pain? Not just intensity but actually different reasons we sense it? I love thinking about... Read More
Posted: Feb 15, 2017
Do You Have Supple, Strong, Stable Cells? When I first learned about connective tissue, scientifically called fascia, I was told it was an “accessory tissue.” What does that even mean? Why would my body have any accessory item in it at all? It turns out there... Read More
Posted: Feb 08, 2017
We’ve all uttered the words “You are stressing me out!”, “This is so stressful!”, “I’m under so much stress at work”, “I’m feeling stressed out”, so I think we consider stress something that we are under or... Read More
Posted: Dec 29, 2016
As I’ve said in trainings and even on TV, “Sometimes I like wearing high heels. I won’t give up my Jimmy Choos, but I don’t want to pay the price of vanity.” Research clearly shows that there are some seriously negative effects of wearing high... Read More
Posted: Aug 16, 2016
Cupping, taping, acupuncture, massage… anything for the competitive advantage, as seen quite visibly on Michael Phelps’ cupping marks in this year’s Olympic games. The world’s top men’s swimmer is one of the most well known elite athletes reaching... Read More
Posted: Apr 06, 2016
Scars are not pretty. Burns, cuts, surgery, and abrasions can cause permanent damage in this amazing organ called the skin. The skin is just as much of a seamless tissue as the connective tissue beneath it. When we cut our skin, regardless of how deep it is, the amazing healing... Read More
Posted: Mar 17, 2016
As many of you know, I took a big step in 2015 and got married. Chris Whelan asked me to marry him at Red Mountain Spa in Ivins, Utah, the exact same place where I had met him three years earlier. Just an hour before he asked for my hand in marriage, we were eating dinner and I... Read More
Posted: Mar 14, 2016
St. Patrick’s Day turns March into a month-long celebration of all things green. Of course this includes things that, dare I say, should not be green, such as beer, eggs, and human skin. With this in mind, I thought it was a great time to write a blog post to celebrate my... Read More

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