At the heart of Hendrickson Method is a revolutionary new technique for mobilizing soft tissue modeled on ocean waves called wave mobilization. The strokes are rounded, scooping strokes performed perpendicular to the soft tissue and applied as rhythmic oscillations at a frequency of approximately 60 cycles per minute, which matches the resting heart rate. Performing wave mobilization is akin to a “moving meditation” and leads to an energetic opening for the therapist, as well as for the client. These strokes are extremely relaxing and profoundly healing.
Often in times of stress, anxiety or ill-health our breathing patterns can change and become more irregular. We start to use shallow breathing patterns which do not utilise the full lung and breathing capacity, which can often leave us feeling breathless and tense. These breathing patterns can also lead to the build up of tension in the neck and shoulder muscles. This is a three part series and how to analyse your own breathing patterns and some basic exercise to start to improve it to achieve better breathing.
This is the second blog in my body mechanics series. I decided to write this series because good body mechanics is the foundation of all practical massage techniques. I hope that through my writing and videos I can help you on your way to a long and successful career, free of personal injury. This blog…
What is a post event massage and what do you need to know in order to deliver the most effective ‘treatment’? Is it a straight forward flush? Do you treat any injuries? What techniques should you use? Is it all about getting in there and ‘stripping the muscles’? These are some of the questions I get…
I am constantly encouraged by the depth of thanks and appreciation that
MSTRR students and practitioners have for this work. I receive daily
expressions of gratitude for the life-changing effects that MSTRR often
has upon their patients.
Scar tissue that forms around a growing pancreatic tumor called a pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma harbors valuable clues as to how long people with these cancers are likely to live, according to a new study led by researchers at Stanford Medicine The architecture and organization of cells in the scar tissue can be used to categorize patients into two groups….