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...
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, and she...
Ice Your Tissues, Freeze Your Issues - The Illusory Appeal of Icing

Ice Your Tissues, Freeze Your Issues - The Illusory Appeal of Icing

Dr. Gabe Mirkin coined the term RICE -- for rest, ice, compression and elevation -- in his best-selling book The Sportsmedicine Book a in 1978. The practice of icing anything that hurts, feels tight, or seems "injured" has gained widespread acceptance among practitioners of all types - sports medicine, PTs, athletic trainers, coaches, personal trainers […]

Dr. Gabe Mirkin coined the term RICE -- for rest, ice, compression and elevation -- in his best-selling book The Sportsmedicine Book a in 1978. The practice of icing anything that hurts, feels tight, or seems "injured" has gained widespread acceptance among...