Category - ~ Manual Therapy

How Long?

Recently an associate asked me how I respond to the client question of how many sessions will they or their child will need. This is what I replied: “New clients ask me the “how long” question so often I have come to expect it...

Insurance and Binary Health Care

Insurance is very helpful for binary risks – your boat is either floating or sank, your house either burned or did not. A binary model for health care embeds this implicit bias. It requires a diagnosis – you either have...

Vaccination Injury Politics

Shoulder injuries from improperly administered vaccinations are common. Shoulder joint inflammation, resulting in long term restriction of movement and pain, commonly called Frozen Shoulder, is the result. This writer experienced this from an...

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...