In this series I will be talking about what it means to have awareness and be helping you with practical ways to hone it. What does it mean to be more aware? "You need to gain more awareness." This is said so often, but often the process of going about it are blurry and the results sometimes felt and other times not so much. Let's focus on gaining awareness of your body for today. To be more aware is to have what is happening come to your attention and perception. E.g. when w
What is Manual Therapy? Is it massage? Is it the cracking of joints? Is it a manipulating of tissues? Am I re-arranging your body? Putting things back in place? Putting things back in alignment? I am not an extremist in any of my actions, principles, and ways of living and working. Maybe I'm an extremist about not being an extremist. In this way, I do not think there is only one way to help a patient/client. I don't think just movement, exercise or only manual therapy, and wh
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Original Post: Here. Nothing riles me up more than false information being used to create fear in others, so that the business or whatever it is that's using fear-based marketing may get more money and clients. You may give them the benefit of the doubt and say,"they might have good intentions and believe in what they're saying". Belief in what you say is not enough when it comes to being responsible for other people's lives and well-being.
Estimated Read Time: 2 - 3 mins Original Post: Here. How different modalities and techniques actually achieve an outcome in the same way.
We are continuously picking up information from the environment. Where is the floor? Is it hot? Is it cold? Am I hungry? Am I in danger? AKA Input.
We decipher the information and make meaning out of it. This can be conscious or subconscious.
After that, we create the output we think is necessary. This is obviously done much quicker i
Estimated Reading Time: 2 - 3 mins Original Post: Here. I highly recommend watching the video in the link above before reading. What is the difference between a chiropractor, osteopath, physiotherapist, TCM practitioner etc?
They aren’t that different, other than their different philosophies they were born from. Each form of Manual Therapy (the blanket term for clinical hands-on therapy), affects the body in a similar way. We touch the person or perform a technique, the per