Treating Sciatica With CTB By Addressing Gluteal Trigger Points

Treating Sciatica With CTB By Addressing Gluteal Trigger Points

Most sciatic pain is caused by trigger points in muscles. Sciatica is the most common lower body pain complaint that we see in our clinic.  It is a description of radiating leg pain, not a diagnosis.  Although most physicians and physical therapists will assume that it is caused by nerve entrapment in the lumbar spine […]

Most sciatic pain is caused by trigger points in muscles. Sciatica is the most common lower body pain complaint that we see in our clinic.  It is a description of radiating leg pain, not a diagnosis.  Although most physicians and physical therapists will assume that...
CTB Certification Undergoing a Transformation in 2017

CTB Certification Undergoing a Transformation in 2017

Bringing Our Amazing CTB Approach to More Students in 2017 One of my most important personal goals at this point is to get more people really good at practicing CTB, the approach to treating pain that I initially developed over a decade ago. I realized a while back that as much as I love to help people get out of […]

Bringing Our Amazing CTB Approach to More Students in 2017 One of my most important personal goals at this point is to get more people really good at practicing CTB, the approach to treating pain that I initially developed over a decade ago. I realized a while back...
Why Does Most Bodywork Fail to Address Pain?

Why Does Most Bodywork Fail to Address Pain?

I tried bodywork for low back pain and it failed me As a consumer of alternative medical approaches, massage and bodywork for many years prior to entering the field myself, I found a lot of it to be very disappointing. I tried many modalities, because I was in pain. I had recurrent low back pain dating from […]

I tried bodywork for low back pain and it failed me As a consumer of alternative medical approaches, massage and bodywork for many years prior to entering the field myself, I found a lot of it to be very disappointing. I tried many modalities, because I was in pain. I...
Integrating Thai Massage and Trigger Point Training: Clinical Thai Bodywork Program Changes for 2016

Integrating Thai Massage and Trigger Point Training: Clinical Thai Bodywork Program Changes for 2016

We’re putting into place some exciting changes that we’ve been working on for a very long time here at the school, with an eye to teaching Clinical Thai Bodywork from the ground up. I have always found it somewhat challenging to integrate two separate aspects of what I teach: the techniques of traditional Thai massage, and the […]

We’re putting into place some exciting changes that we’ve been working on for a very long time here at the school, with an eye to teaching Clinical Thai Bodywork from the ground up. I have always found it somewhat challenging to integrate two separate...
Treating Tennis Elbow with Clinical Thai Bodywork

Treating Tennis Elbow with Clinical Thai Bodywork

  Amy Carr of TimeOut Chicago magazine came in a few years ago for a treatment. She’s a tennis player, and wanted help with a persistent pain issue that had been bothering her for almost a year. Her pain was diagnosed as tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, and she had seen several practitioners since the previous March […]

  Amy Carr of TimeOut Chicago magazine came in a few years ago for a treatment. She’s a tennis player, and wanted help with a persistent pain issue that had been bothering her for almost a year. Her pain was diagnosed as tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis,...