The Science of Massage – Soft-tissue Techniques

Lisa sat on the side of the table after her first Rolfing session. Her eyes shone bright, her breath filled her chest easily, her shoulders rested comfortably on her rib cage. Her expression of puzzlement and wonder was one I’ve seen many times before. “What just happened?” she said. “I feel so different!” Lisa’s experienceContinue reading “The Science of Massage – Soft-tissue Techniques”

An Eclectic Recipe to Fight Fibromyalgia – Documenting A Journey Past Pain, Part I

Fibromyalgia management is controversial today in both traditional and complementary medicine circles. Researchers and health care practitioners are seeing mixed results from a variety of cutting-edge protocols. Following are the details of one success story involving a combination of methods, and a summary of the resources which helped make it happen. I was fortunate toContinue reading “An Eclectic Recipe to Fight Fibromyalgia – Documenting A Journey Past Pain, Part I”

The Body Remembers – Childhood Origins of Adult Musculoskeletal Issues – Part I

Problems affecting your clients today may have more to do with how they were positioned in utero or aspects of their early childhood development than their stress, bad ergonomics, or lack of self-care as adults. Somatic issues triggered early in life–whether caused by injuries or learning to stand too soon–can have lasting effects on theContinue reading “The Body Remembers – Childhood Origins of Adult Musculoskeletal Issues – Part I”