Sitting alternatives

The full asana involves arm positioning as well but that hinders computer and other desk tasks. By encouraging the top knee across the body, this asana helps lengthen (release) the piriformis primarily. For full description, take note of caution points in the journal. https://www.yogajournal.com/poses/half-lord-of-the-fishes-pose The twist in the hips and knee help to loosen theseContinue reading “Sitting alternatives”

CranioSacral Therapy

CranioSacral Therapy was pioneered and developed by Osteopathic Physician John E. Upledger. It utilizes soft touch techniques to assess and correct body restrictions through the membranous structures of the skull and spinal cord and their relationship to other structures of the body. The foundation of this work is based on the notion that the bonesContinue reading “CranioSacral Therapy”

Visceral Manipulation

Visceral Manipulation (VM) was developed by world-renowned French Osteopath and Physical Therapist Jean-Pierre Barral. Comparative studies found Visceral Manipulation beneficial for various disorders.  https://www.barralinstitute.com/therapies/  March 14, 2019 Visceral Manipulation focuses on the membranous connections between structures of the body, primarily of the organs. It also addresses the connections between joints of the spine, ribs andContinue reading “Visceral Manipulation”

Spine post trauma: stretch & moblize

After accidents and trauma as in a motor vehicle impact, the body may go into a state of shock.  Subconsciously, the nervous system may engage in a protective holding pattern. Consciously we may understand the danger is over but subconsciously the body may remain in state of guarding. To convince our subconscious selves to relaxContinue reading “Spine post trauma: stretch & moblize”