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 (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”
Ball and foam rolling the thoracic spine. Shoulder rolls Roll up, abdominal stability/compression, spinal articulation Back, chest and side (latissimus dorsi) stretching at the door
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”
Dural stretch / foward bend / paschimotanasana Spinal extension in supine to stretch and strengthen the spine by articulating the vertebrae Roll up, core conditioning, abdominal compression and control Roll over, plough Standing spine roll down/ up
Most individuals seek massage therapy for bodily pain and discomfort that often arise from the wear and tear of active daily living. The severity of such may vary and be physical, mental or emotional. Such conditions often don’t have specific causes but they may be associated with traumatic accidents such as motor vehicle impacts orContinue reading “The general intent of massage”
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