Healing from chronic pain: Go barefoot!

Chronic pain, Healing, Leg pain

Who would have thunk! The delivery to my Boston area Neuromuscular Therapy center of my latest professional journal last week brought this interesting news. Dr. James Oschman (Ph.D) who authored the surprisingly believeable book Energy Medicine reports that “recent research has documented a variety of benefits from the transfer of charge from the earth to […]

August 20, 2009

Healing from pain

Chronic pain, Healing, Low back pain, Neck pain, Pain relief

Imaging and breathing can be powerful tools for pain relief. At first Sukie B. was tense during her neck pain treatments and had trouble letting go. To help her, we worked on breathwork and imaging. She had learned in her Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class about using the breath to reduce stress. I taught […]

July 19, 2009

Relieving bursitis pain: An explanation that makes sense

Acute pain, Bursitis, Healing, Neuromuscular therapy, Rotator cuff, Shoulder pain

Medical relief of bursitis treats inflammation and pain, but doesn’t always correct the condition because the source may not be effectively diagnosed. Here is an explanation of bursits and its treatment that makes sense. Bursitis means inflammation of a bursa. Bursae are found between body parts that rub across each other to prevent friction during […]

May 27, 2009

Chronic headache pain: Treatment of Melinda W.

Chronic pain, Headaches, Jaw pain, Muscle information, Neck pain, Neuromuscular therapy, Scoliosis, Shoulder pain, Stretching (Active Isolated method)

In the case of Melinda W., I found a scoliosis and lower limb length inequality (LLLI) that were tilting her shoulders, causing tension in the jaw (TMJ) and neck musculature and giving her chronic headaches. I recommended trying a heel lift to level her out, and she scheduled a TMJ evaluation at a major Boston […]

May 14, 2009