It sounds kind of odd, doesn’t it? “I don’t want someone manipulating my viscera!?!” If you’ve got heart burn, digestive issues, or problems with your menstrual cycle–visceral manipulation can be very helpful. ‘Viscera’ relates to the internal organs of the body, such as the liver, kidneys and intestines. Visceral Manipulation, or VM, is a gentle […]
Barista Arm! Self Treatment for Tennis Elbow a.k.a. Lateral Epicondylitis
Hi Folks! Here’s a short video of me explaining the pain patterns and symptoms of a strained brachioradialis a barista had at the awesomely amazing Not Just Coffee in Charlotte, NC.Pain on the lateral side of the elbow is called tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis. You can think of the brachioradialis as the […]
The newly discovered anterolateral ligament. It’s ALL good.
A new knee ligament? How did we miss that? So how long have our knees been around? As far as I can tell, a very VERY long time. The oldest homo erectus we’ve found is 1.9 million years old, but that’s just the oldest one we’ve found. Our knees were a bit different than his, […]
What the heck is Structural Bodywork?
Structural Bodywork is the specific treatment of soft tissue pain due to injury, malalignment and postural deviations. Structural bodywork is not really a massage, though it operates under a massage license most of the time. And it’s not the same service you would get from a physical therapist or chiropractor. The roots of structural bodywork […]