Living With Chronic Muscle and Joint Pain

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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

Get Deeper with NYOM

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People always ask me if I do deep tissue massage. I say it’s not a simple answer. We need to redefine deep bodywork. Pressing harder isn’t the answer. The nervous system is the key. If we remove “software” and “hardware” miscommunication between the muscles and the brain, neuromuscular efficiency and joint range of motion becomes pain free. Imagine painless manual … Read More

Abs working you or you working them?

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Transverse abs and Diaphragm facilitation For many of us washboard abs seem unattainable. For those of us putting in hours a week to barely maintain our shape, which may resemble a fruit, something isn’t working. Of course diet and drinking alcohol plays a huge role but there is often another reason people can’t seem to target certain areas with efficacy. … Read More

Kinesthesia and palpatory awareness

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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

Shoulder blade pain

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June Blog Whenever I hear someone say “I have this spot under my shoulder blade…” I automatically think one thing. Rotated rib head. There are 66 Joints in the thoracic spine including the intervertebral “disk” joints. All of these faceted and Demi faceted synovial joints have the ability to become fixated and immobile. One of the most annoying nagging fixations … Read More

Dalton and Waslaski Back to Back

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April Blog What a month! I had the opportunity to assist two teachers that I have studied with the longest and had the most influence on my massage practice. They are massage therapy hall of fame inductees (yes there is one) who have dedicated the past 30 years to teaching massage therapists and other bodywork professionals interested in incorporating cutting … Read More

The Hesch Method Works!

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March Blog Hesch testimonial The Method works. It’s changed my practice permanently and all it took was a two day seminar. The course filled in many of the blanks for me. I had advanced questions that the top specialists in the field have different answers for about low back pain and sacroiliac involvement. It was exactly the clarification I was … Read More

Just what I needed!

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January 2012 blog Dynamic body: Book and DVD series I am the type of guy who doesn’t like unanswered questions. I usually go to at least two seminars a year in my quest for knowledge. The answer usually comes filtered through the applied wisdom of my first two mentors Erik Daltonand James Waslaski. Like myself, they constantly modify and add … Read More