In my search for an effective method to treat chronic pain, I chose myofascial release as my specialty.
Currently I am collaborating with a Rolf practitioner and acupuncturist so the client has extra support, if needed.
Credentials: L.M.T. From the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (San Diego, CA) with ongoing certifications in myofascial release taught by John F. Barnes, P.T.
Myofascial release is a gentle technique and safe for all ages. I encourage movement by the client, rather than moving the client manually. These instinctual movements are successful in breaking the chronic pain cycle because they reprogram the nervous system.
Myofascial Release is for you if:
You feel you are barely surviving emotionally and/or physically from your discomfort.
Have not recovered from an injury or surgery.
Seen multiple doctors and are upset/confused with your diagnosis.
Myofascial Release is not for you if:
You are expecting myofascial release to be like massage. It is not.
Believe deep pressure is the only way to get relief.
Are looking for temporary relief of symptoms as opposed to finding/fixing the cause.
What to Expect
The Initial evaluation addresses the clients concerns and goals.
It may include a postural analysis and orthopedic assessment.
Convenient attire is shorts, sports bra/tank top.
The Fascial system covers the body from ...