Within my orthopedic manual therapy practice, I have found that when we become aware of and take responsibility for how we carry our bodies, we begin to heal naturally and our pain melts away. The teachings of Paul Kelly resonate with me because of his focus on postural awareness and the brain-body connection. My […]
Posts tagged pain management
Stepping out of my comfort zone
To help change the brain’s mind about pain through touch, we progressively introduce movements into the painful barrier in a way that makes them less painful. HOW DOES IT WORK? 📍 Contract-relax techniques can make the nervous system less threatened by the movement … even if muscles aren’t permanently lengthening, trigger points aren’t […]
Do You Experience Back Pain?
I can help! Here’s how … As the client slowly engages the pelvis through cat-cow movements, I apply controlled gliding strokes across the erector spinea group of muscles to release the spasm. MYOSKELETAL ALIGNMENT TECHNIQUES are effective because the client’s brain is communicating with the muscles telling them that it is now safe to […]