Living With Chronic Muscle and Joint Pain

Kiambu DickersonUncategorizedLeave a Comment

Chronic muscle and joint pain is a way of life for most of my new clients. Most of them have seen doctors and PT’s for help with pain or postural deviations prior to our first session. These clients often have unresolved pain or other lingering physical issues that previous practitioners treated unsuccessfully. Most healthcare practitioners spend their time trying to … Read More

Neurology or Magic?

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Magic or Phenomenal My client’s often joke that I’m doing voodoo or magic when they feel pain disappear. I explain that it’s neurology, not magic. When people live with pain, they expect that it’s not going to go away easily. Most clients have tried “everything” and simply accept pain as part of life. Reformed skeptics have come to be great … Read More

Kinesthesia and palpatory awareness

nyomwpDecemberLeave a Comment

One of the hardest things about giving someone a massage is you can’t feel what the client is feeling so you can’t feel what hurts. Treating clients in a pain free way is something all bodyworkers grapple with. Even more so when trying to address complicated neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. You don’t want to increase the level of pain that someone is … Read More