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Kriota Willberg uses her experiences as an artist, massage therapist, and health science educator to create comics and teach artists about self-care. But even she will tell you not to use her work as a substitute for medical care (go see a doctor). Her injury prevention book, Draw Stronger, will be out April 2018 from Uncivilized Books. Willberg is the inaugural Artist In Residence at the New York Academy of Medicine Library. For more: KriotaWelt.blogspot.com

GET A GRIP!: Stretching Your Nefarious Levator Scapula Muscle (with Alison...

Kriota Willberg, author of DRAW STRONGER, is back with another health tip for ailing cartoonists!

GET A GRIP!: Georgia Webber’s Creative and Healing Path

Georgia Webber’s graphic novel, Dumb, tells the story of how she copes with the everyday challenges that come with voicelessness. Webber’s book deftly demonstrates the...

GET A GRIP!: Your Guide to Knobs, Balls, and Rollers –...

Part 1 of …Knobs, Balls, and Rollers was an introduction to the wonderful world of “rolling out”-- a way to help you massage the aches...

GET A GRIP: Your Guide to Knobs, Balls, and Rollers –...

In Part 1 of Your Guide to Knobs, Balls, and Rollers, I introduced you to the wonderful world of “rolling out” – what it is, what...

GET A GRIP: Your Guide to Knobs, Balls, and Rollers –...

Achy muscles after a long day of drawing? These simple (and potentially cheap) tools can help relieve the pain!

GET A GRIP!: Ellen Forney Says You Don’t Have to be...

Kriota Willberg and the author of Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me on healthy and unhealthy sources of inspiration.

GET A GRIP!: Ellen Forney reveals the healing power of ‘SMEDMERTS’...

"Feeling like you have a grip is feeling like you have the means to be flexible and figure our new things."

GET A GRIP!: When You’re in Pain, how do you Separate...

GET A GRIP! is a column dedicated to exploring all the health issues that keep us from making comics in all its forms. Sure, musculoskeletal...

GET A GRIP!: How Experimenting with with Different Stylus Grips Can...

GET A GRIP! is a column dedicated to exploring all the health issues that keep us from making comics in all its forms. Sure, musculoskeletal...

GET A GRIP!: Keeping Equilibrium in Your Creative Practice

GET A GRIP! is a column dedicated to exploring all the health issues that keep us from making comics in all its forms. Sure, musculoskeletal...

GET A GRIP!: How Graphic Medicine is changing the landscape of...

Health science educator Kriota Willberg is back to talk about how comics are improving our understanding of our bodies and how to keep them healthy

GET A GRIP!: Don’t Injure Your Anatomical Snuff Box!

Health science educator Kriota Willberg tells you about the surprising hand injury that may lie in your future if you're an artist (or avid texter)