"Very saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. David Simons, one of the pioneers of trigger points and myofascial pain. Right to the end of his life he was still researching and writing. He will be greatly missed. Lets all continue to honor him by…"
"Great article, Joe. Thanks for the permission to copy it for our clients. This is an excellent client education tool for promoting self-care after treatment....and that makes our treatments more effective and longer lasting."
It seems we have a very similiar method to access the psoas. I place the client's bent leg on top of my knee to stabilize and secure their leg as I move their leg medial and lateral to access the different fibers. It's important to…"
I worked on a German Shepard who was diagnosed with hip dysplasia. At the time, I was learning Bowen Therapy which is a gentle cross-fiber technique...so I thought I would try my 'new' learned technique on him. Bowen Therapy is…"
Crossfibre relase technique that stimulates fascial receptors. This causes a stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system, causing an auto regulatory response resulting in a decrease in muscle tone.See More
"I find joint mobilization an excellent way to finish a session after the muscles are warmed and there still are joint restrictions. I agree, it is a powerful treatment tool that a MT can employ. It is my opinion that some bodyworkers may have…"
"I don't recall reading any reports about this either, but I'm sure there are risks involved with any procedure. I think Iliopsoas work is safe if done correctly and by obtaining a thorough medical history to rule out abdominal aortic…"
"Thanks for sending Clair's article, Steve...it helps to clarify. I tend to not hold TrPs very long, but do the 'repeated milking action' or kneading the TrPs, because holding compression can be painful for the patient and hard on the…"
"Yes, Whitney, St. John mentioned in his seminar that no bone can move unless a muscle moves it and no muscle moves a bone unless a nerve impulse reaches it, so he was familiar with Nimmo's work. Nimmo's original work is still being taught…"
I really enjoyed your article on TrPs. I found it very informative and the illustrations were excellent.
Our colleague, Raymomd Nimmo, D.C., once said (in response to criticism for practicing a soft tissue method in lieu of osseous…"
I hope you will participate in the massage survey, especially since you have dual background. I thank you in advance. You can find the link under the discussions "Massage Survey". Nice to see you here, Gloria
Hi Michele, Here is the chiropractic clinic # where I work - (541) 754-0325. HVSM isn't hiring at present. We're currently in our second year, and plans for growth have slowed due to the economy. However, if things pick up, hiring plans will change!!! :) (I hope, I hope, I hope...)