By Warren Hammer, MS, DC, DABCO
Should we abandon the structural/biomechanical model of low back pain?
"Uddiyana" means 'flying up', and 'Bandha', means 'lock' or 'tie' in Sanskrit.
Erik Dalton, Ph.D.
Striking a Balance Between Relaxation and Intense Therapeutic Bodywork
Another study shows that sitting is really, really, really bad for your health. Please, just get a standup desk! A study of more than 200,000 Australians adds to the growing body of evidence that people who sit the most die the soonest.
Healing touch. Massage turns on genes that promote recovery and healing while keeping inflammation at bay.
By Andrew Heffernan / November 2011 There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of fascia: the stretchy, mesh-like substance that interweaves through and around your musculature, surrounds and supports your organs, and shrink-wraps your entire internal structure like a second skin. But if you were able to peek beneath your epidermis, you’d probably be surprised to see that this messy, elastic white stuff — made of collagen fibers, and similar to the material that makes up your ligaments and tendons — is virtually everywhere .
In most dissections, cadavers are embalmed. This leaves those of us looking to view the cadaver as a model infinite time to slowly move through the landscape of the human form.
It's horrifying. Right in front of me, a gorgeous young woman named Andria has slipped out of her clothes and is transforming herself into...me. She's removed her shirt and her black capris.
NECK MUSCLES This includes your Trapezius, Sternocleidomastoid or "SCM", and the Posterior Triangle. The Posterior Triangle including the Scalenus, Semispinalis, Splenius Capitis and Levator Scapulae which can all compress the vital nerves, arteries and veins in the neck when tight. This tightness can cause headaches and raise the blood pressure. Variation 1 – Sitting 1.
Have you been in pain for a long time, and no one can figure out why? Could This Be What's Causing Your Muscle Pain? Trigger Point Releases relieve muscle pain in 90 seconds .
Erik Dalton's deep tissue massage, muscle energy and myofascial mobilization strategies offer the pain-management, sports therapist and structural integrator "Certified Myoskeletal Therapist" credentials that set them apart in the eyes of clients and referral sources. Visit his website for a wealth of therapeutic information including books and instructional videos for home study. http://erikdalton.com Erik Dalton's deep tissue massage, muscle energy and myofascial mobilization strategies offer the pain-management, sports therapist and structural integrator "Certified Myoskeletal Therapist" credentials that set them apart in the eyes of clients ...