Credentials: L.M.T., Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, CA
Certifications in Myofascial Release taught by John F. Barnes P.T.
My doctor told me to get a desk job because of an injury, but that's not what I wanted, so I continued to work in the trades for twenty years. The tension in my arm and shoulder slowly increased over time, a result from surgery and work related stress. It felt like a vice was squeezing the muscles in my chest, shoulder, and neck. It affected my work, and the activities I enjoyed.
I went to school to study alternative therapies, looking for a method that might help with my discomfort. I explored different methods that treat chronic pain, and I found Myofascial Release (MFR) to be the most effective. Then I got licensed, started up my practice and began treating people's physical issues. I soon realized MFR is much more than just a means for pain rehabilitation.
The capacity of MFR to heal trauma is increasingly remarkable. Whether it's physical or emotional trauma, it appears that a person's sufferings get subconsciously validated through this work, which creates real change.
The Fascial system covers the body from ...