Category - ~ Manual Therapy

The Role of Posture in Movement

This research reveals that movement is an extension of neurological organization based primarily on head position relative to the body. It validates long held theories, thereby adding confidence to our understanding that movement is an...

Polyvagal Theory

Our “primitive” gut neurology plays an active role in our experience. “Gut Feelings”, which we usually experience more quickly than our conscious thoughts, are a good example of how our guts are aware of and respond to...

Yamuna Foot Wakers

Our ancestors feet had the privilege of walking around in soft shoes on dirt. Concrete and modern shoes are very hard on our feet, and they respond by thickening and restricting movement, resulting in variants of what is known as Plantar...

Massage Ball

The connective tissue of our bodies actively monitors tension in our structure, and dynamically modifies its matrix to maintain tension within encoded parameters. The study of Bio-tensegrity is the study of this mechanism. Over time this...

Anat Baniel Self Help Videos

Anat Baniel Self Help Videos: I recommend for exercises to strengthen and awaken the back, the Healthy Backs video on this page: ANAT BANIEL VIDEOS For exercises to lengthen and strengthen your back, I recommend this book: Treat Your Own Back...

Status of Traditional and Complementary...

Science magazine is ending 2014 with a special section on Traditional and Complementary Medicine (T&CM) spread over three issues. This is a truly landmark event, in that T&CM is difficult to evaluate by the rules of Alopathic medicine...

Prolozone Therapy

This therapy was mentioned to me by a client who had struggled with knee replacement surgery. She was going to have the second knee replaced, but tried this therapy as a last resort. After doing this therapy, she elected to not have the surgery...

Current Research in Manual Therapy

Discussing Manual Therapy with members of the scientific or medical communities is often challenging. Usually, shortly after jumping into a description of the efficacy of this treatment modality, the question arises “Do you have peer...

Ergonomics of Computer Use

The bio-mechanics of using keyboards and mice for extended periods can compromise the vigor of the body systems engaged in this activity. These body systems include fingers, wrist, elbows, shoulders, neck and head. In my view, the tension...

Research Related to the Cranial Rhythm

Just about the first subject to be broached when learning CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is that there is a rhythmic flow or pumping action of the Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) around the brain which can be both monitored and manipulated using manual...

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