Rehabilitation

In the case of rehabilitation of tissue disruption, the answer to the union is often fairly well understood. This may range from 4 -12 weeks depending on the type and severity of damage. Damage and disruption of nerve tissue is extremely slow, about 1mm per day. Recovery to normal function and a pain free stateContinue reading “Rehabilitation”

How much therapy?

Look far and wide for inspiration, motivation, wisdom and guidance; but the answer is within. The question of dosage is different for everyone. Like all things in life, more is not better, but not having enough may keep a person from progress. As with the position of the earth in relation to the sun, thereContinue reading “How much therapy?”

Spine/core stretch

This video derscribes stretch of the spine and back of legs, posterior chain. It also demonstrates stretching the chest and front of the thigh, anterior chain. Stretch slow, gentle and prolonged. Fast hard stretching causes your nervous system to resist and potentially damage the connective tissue. Prolong comfortable stretch gives the nervous sysem time toContinue reading “Spine/core stretch”

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”