About 10 years ago, I was practicing as a massage therapist working for a chiropractor. Most of the patients had been in car accidents and came to us because they had back or neck pain. Although the patients were grateful for some relief, it always seemed like as they took one step forward, they took two steps back. Through this post, we’ll look at some of the issues with this approach to pain and what can be done differently.
Understanding how fascia works makes the difference between just another alternative therapy and life-changing therapy. In this post, we explore key properties of fascia so you can see if your current treatment is falling short.
My relationship with my legs was rocky from the start. I remember as a child waking up in the middle of the night crying because my legs ached so badly. I would run into my mom’s room, crawl into her bed, and she would rub my legs until the pain went away and I fell back asleep. Even as an adult, I have experienced the familiar sensations of childhood growing pains.