More About Muscle Trigger Points

More About Muscle Trigger Points

Trigger points can be found in muscles, connective tissue(tissue that holds us together), and periosteum (the thin sheet-like covering on bones) and manifests as pain. This point of pain is caused because the demand of blood supply is much higher than the actual blood supply to that area. In 1973, Awad examined biopsy tissues from “muscle trigger points” using an electron microscope and found serotonin and histamine in excess in trigger point areas. This is the result of an increase…

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Muscle Trigger Points

Muscle Trigger Points

Muscle trigger points can be a source of sometimes debilitating pain. These trigger points may feel like tiny pea-sized indurations inside muscles or may sometimes even be as large as your thumb. The pain you feel may vary from low grade to severe and may occur at rest or only on movement. It is often felt like a dull aching steady pain that lies deep inside a muscle. Very often the pain or tenderness may be felt far away from…

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Craniosacral Therapy, The Healing Code and Access Bars

Craniosacral Therapy, The Healing Code and Access Bars

From being worked upon by a practitioner to be healed, to learning healing techniques to be able to work on yourself  and then to finally learn the ability to be present in your life in every moment, without judgment of you or anyone else, accept everything, reject nothing, and create everything you desire in life – greater than what you currently have, and more than what you can imagine. A craniosacral therapy session involves the therapist placing their hands on…

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Integrative Healing Dynamics for Autism: The Diet

Integrative Healing Dynamics for Autism: The Diet

Integrating Healing Dynamics for Autism encompasses the following treatments: craniosacral therapy visceral manipulation techniques advice on nutrition and diet Our GOALS in the treatment are as follows: Rebalance the nervous system and release both temporal bones in order to improve: language, learning and focus/ attention,eye contact, social interaction and reduce sleep difficulties Improve intestinal health to reduce gastrointestinal problems (diarrhea or constipation) and ease up toilet training Decrease the body’s physical manifestations of stress via skin rashes/eczema and body pain…

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Visceral Manipulation In Pediatrics

Visceral Manipulation In Pediatrics

As we already know, visceral manipulation is organ specific fascial mobilization. In other words, our viscera or organs are treated specifically in relation to their associated structures and surrounding connective tissue. In order to maintain good health in the body the viscera must move in harmony with the other structures in the body. If this does not happen, the presence of organ restrictions can create fixed points of tension in our system around which the body now needs to move….

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Manipulative Therapies

Manipulative Therapies

Manipulative therapies can be defined as methods of resetting a particular body part in order to precipitate a healing response in that body. Quite often the treatment is applied at a distance away from the actual symptoms, to obtain satisfactory results. There are several types of manipulative therapies, among which most importantly are: osteopathy, craniosacral therapy, visceral manipulation, articular manipulation, neuromeningeal manipulation, chiropractic, massage and reflexology, to name a few.Every method described below has a video following it to present…

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Visceral Manipulation

Visceral Manipulation

The structural integrity of the body and its function are always compromised when there are abnormal tensions in connective tissue. Visceral Manipulation focuses on locating and resolving abnormal tension of connective tissue that links the organs of the body. Correcting these imbalances also release serotonin and can help alleviate chronic irritation and stress, which sometimes is the cause of “dis-ease”. Strains in the connective tissue of the viscera can result from surgical scars, adhesions, illness, posture or injury. Tension patterns…

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A Work Out For Glutes

A Work Out For Glutes

A workout for glutes is next in our series of body sculpting exercises. Staying with us on these series will assist in a cost saving collection of easy but effective workout routines that you can do from the comfort of your home. As a recap: Some  of the benefits of workout for glutes and body sculpting exercises include: Increased metabolism and fat loss by allowing fat  and calorie burn 24-hours a day, because included in body sculpting is a weight loss…

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Shoulder Sculpting Exercises for Sharper Shoulders

Shoulder Sculpting Exercises for Sharper Shoulders

To motivate you to start “shoulder sculpting”, let me share with you what you’ll benefit from the shoulder exercises: Strong shoulder sculpting give striking visual effect as a result of graceful lines and indent forms on your upper arms and torso  and being that shoulders don’t carry a lot of fat you can see quick results of your workout. The second motivator – when your shoulders are strengthened, it’s easier for you to carry out your daily tasks and strong…

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The Flow of Lymph

The Flow of Lymph

The flow of lymph belongs to the circulatory apparatus wherein one direction allows for the blood to leave the heart (the arterial system) and two others allow for it to return( the venous and lymphatic system). Therefore the lymphatic system runs parallel to the “red” blood system. Lymph is a fluid that is formed by part of the constituents of blood filtering out of the blood capillaries into the spaces between each cell (the interstitium). In order to return to…

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