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...
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 ((Little Brown and Co., page 94)) 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, […]

Dr. Gabe Mirkin coined the term RICE — for rest, ice, compression and elevation — in his best-selling book The Sportsmedicine Book ((Little Brown and Co., page 94)) in 1978. The practice of icing anything that hurts, feels tight, or seems...