Touch For Health Cross Crawl
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Touch For Health Cross Crawl

Touch for Health – Kinesiology. An exercise to help integrate the left and right brain hemispheres. This may help to improve your energy levels, your concentration i.e. brain fog, reduce stress, help you to focus, help with your co-ordination, relieve tension and discomfort, and its Fun!

Biotensegrity-Anatomy for the 21st Century Informing Yoga and Physiotherapy Concerning New Findings in Fascia Research
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Biotensegrity-Anatomy for the 21st Century Informing Yoga and Physiotherapy Concerning New Findings in Fascia Research

Abstract This short article addresses the question “is knowledge of human anatomy generally and fascia specifically, important to the Yoga teacher and physical therapist”. The science of human anatomy is changing. Anatomy has entered a new chapter in the understanding of human structure and form and this new vision entitled “Biotensegrity focused anatomy” is informing…

How can Massage help Mental Health
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How can Massage help Mental Health

How can Massage help Mental Health  Most people associate massage with the physical benefits it can bring, and rightly so, as there are many! However, our bodies are incredibly complex; our mental health can affect our physical health and vice versa. Massage is not just good for us on a physical level, it also has…

Touch For Health Switching On Exercises
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Touch For Health Switching On Exercises

This is a useful balancing exercise from Touch for Health – Kinesiology. Let’s get ‘Switched On’. This may help to reduce the effects of stress, i.e. brain fog, fatigue, tiredness, can’t think etc. By using this technique the brain may be able to communicate more clearly with your body. You may be able to think…

Tensegrity Informed Observations in Human Cadaveric Studies A Clinical Anatomists Perspective
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Tensegrity Informed Observations in Human Cadaveric Studies A Clinical Anatomists Perspective

 ABSTRACT 19th century anatomy took a systematic, uniform approach as efforts were made to give each anatomical structure a precise description. Concerning red contractile proteins observed within a gastor, descriptive words provided little or no information concerning the anatomy or physiology of such structures. Latin names were provided describing shape (i.e. trapezius), size (i.e. maximus),…

Assessment: My Experience and Beliefs
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Assessment: My Experience and Beliefs

I started my career by training at the Northern Institute of Massage way back in 1991. This was a career change, and I I fell in love with treating people, helping them, which quickly developed into exploring how you enable people to wellness. I believe assessment is so key to finding how we are going…

Fascia Focused Manual Therapy Interventions-Proposed Treatment for Post-COVID Syndrome
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Fascia Focused Manual Therapy Interventions-Proposed Treatment for Post-COVID Syndrome

ABSTRACT The novel virus identified as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus [SARS-CoV-2] has resulted in the Coronavirus disease [COVID-19] worldwide pandemic. Confirmed cases of COVID-19 has surpassed 57 million people globally and numbers are exponentially increasing weekly. Significant numbers of recovering patients are reporting long-term, on-going painful soft tissue and respiratory complications. While the total…

Osteopathic principles and how they relate to scar tissue
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Osteopathic principles and how they relate to scar tissue

The body is a unit, and the person represents a combination of body, mind and spirit.  Psychological trauma and distress is often associated with a variety of scars. These may be as varied as planned routine surgeries (such as appendectomies), emergency surgeries (such as un-planned C-sections), trauma wounds (knife and bullet wounds) as well as…

Fascia Net Plastination Project
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Fascia Net Plastination Project

Since the 1st International Fascia Research Congress (FRC) in 2007 and the subsequent increase in fascia related research, much of which has been published by JBMT and other journals, it is true to say fascia is well and truly established as an important topic in medical science. Due to the nature of fascia, its architecture…

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