Therapists and patients need to learn how to work with the mind-body so we can heal chronic muscle and joint pain. The mind-body creates health, resists disease, withstands stress and continuously renews itself when it is supported with healthy living and holistic therapies.
Patients need to develop self-awareness, self-responsibility and self-support. Positive psychology boosts our ability to heal and become whole. Therapists need to observe the body closely and this means relying on information garnered from thorough palpation of soft tissues.
We need to pay attention to our bodies, to discover how we are limited and stuck in negative habits. You become […]
The health of the body relies strongly on the movement of the body fluids through all the tissues and systems. Research has proven that massage does assist the movement of the body fluids.
We are learning more about the creation and transfer of energy in the human body. Energy moves in both directions, from macro levels to micro levels and back again. Scientific manipulation of the skin, muscles, connective tissue, organs and nerves does influence the movement of energy through the body.
What medical massage can do
- People with deformities live more comfortably in their bodies
- Surgeries are averted
- Medications are eliminated
- Chronic pain diminishes or […]
Millions of people around the world for the past 200 plus years have been healed with this wonderful scientific system of healing known as Homeopathy. Take a look at just a few.
Patient with chronic sinusitis: This man had suffered from chronic sinus infections for years, and had to take antibiotics almost constantly. After the initial consultation, I studied and found a remedy that best matched his whole being. He took the remedy several times over months and gradually the episodes of sinus infections began to subside. After about 9 months, he no longer had recurrences. He has gone about 2 […]
All physiotherapists and patients should be on the lookout for trigger points. Very painful and persistent muscle and joint pain will not resolve when an active trigger point is causing the pain. What is a trigger point?’ What makes a trigger point form?
Trigger points are small, hard, irritable nodules that form within a taut band of muscle tissue or its fascia. Trigger points can be difficult to locate because of their tiny size so it is easy for a manual therapist to glide over one without noticing it. Whenever pain is severe, persistent, and limits movement, the therapist should […]
Everyone has heard about lactic acid. Some of us believe that lactic acid causes problems only when we overexercise. Lactic acid is always being produced by working muscles and can become a problem when muscles are tight from stress or lack of exercise. When lactic acid is injected into healthy people, the lactic acid produces both pain and anxiety. So we want to avoid having lactic acid accumulate in the interstitial fluids around the muscles. When your muscles are healthy they produce low levels of lactic acid because healthy muscles are able to utilize a sufficient supply of oxygen. Also, […]