Category - ~ Manual Therapy

The Lymph System and Hanging by the Arms.

Our lymph system is a circulatory system not unlike our vascular system with one major difference, it doesn’t have a pump-a heart. Lymph is also a return only network, the vascular equivalent of veins, and uses our arteries to bring lymph...

Tensegrity

Definition: An independent structure made from discontinuous compressional members connected by tensional members. This mechanical concept was introduced by Kenneth Snellson and promoted by R. Buckminster Fuller in the mid 20th century...

Negative Effects of Stress on Health

Our culture has replaced natural sources of stress, for which we had refined effective responses over thousands of generations, with the stressful aspects of modern living. Many of these stressors have emerged in our lifetimes, making our...

Wearing Pumps

If I could design a shoe with a 3" heel that looked great and made women look great that didn't trash their feet and wreck their postural dynamics - I would be rich. Here are some design considerations:

Back Pain

Why We Usually Get Back Pain In A Few Specific Spots: From a structural perspective the job of the spine can be thought of as transmitting load energy up and down its length. Particularly in movement the spine has to deal with both compressive...

CranioSacral Therapy and Birth

If you have ever watched a horse or other animal give birth, it can be suprising how graceful and quick birth can be when compared with our experience comming into the world. The difficulty we experience is a result of the size of our skull...

Emotions and The Body

Chronically painful muscles often have some form of emotional conflict as part of the root cause. Our bodies often will on one hand want to express an emotion or feeling, and on the other hand quickly jump in and inhibit that impulse. The...

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