Category - ~ Reflex Integration

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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...

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...

5 Tibetan Rites

  The musculoskeletal systems of our bodies thrive on being on the floor. As a Manual Therapist, I am continually recommending for clients that they integrate a simple Yoga practice into their health routines, especially poses that require...

Numerosity is Genetically Hardwired.

A recent study published in Science discusses evidence that our numerosity, or ability to make distinctions between numbers is genetically hardwired, rather than culturally derived1. The study presents evidence that numbers are represented on a...

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...

Adolescent Mental Health – Opportunity...

Article in the 2014 -547 issue of Science by Lee et al discussing the prevalence of adolescent mental illness and the social costs of underdiagnosis and treatment. Although the article is in essence a call to action for a more aggressive...

Biomechanics of Vision

The biomechanics of vision and their influence upon eyesight are more easily grasped if we first understand how the structure supporting the eyes relates to the fundamental structure of our posture and gait:   It makes sense that exercises...

Integrating Reflexes

I am a Manual Therapist on the roster of complimentary care providers for one of the largest private elementary and high schools in San Francisco.  The schools embody an academic tradition which de-emphasizes fact memorization before the...

Emergence of Reflexes

This 8 minute video offers an excellent overview of infant postural and dynamic reflexes, and how these reflexes underly more complex motor and cognitive functions. However, some of the statements made in the video about the influence of...

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