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Massage bonds parents, kids
This was the idea that catapulted the 20:4:80 program, founded by Karen Pape, M.D., medical director of TASC network, and launched with the help of massage therapist Liz Rourk.
The program’s name comes from Pape’s idea that the first 20 years of a child’s life signify the development of their brain; four refers to the number of years that an Olympic trainer prepares to compete in the Olympic Games; 80 refers to the projected life span of a person.
"The commitment has been very beneficial to us," he continued. "This is part of a long-term program that all translates into a happier kid."