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Mobilising the CT spine

Here are some gentle and effective mobilising techniques to improve movement and extension in the Cervico Thoracic junction. For clients with neck pain it is a good idea to look at the CT junction first any restriction here will lead to compensatory movement in the cervical spine. Restore movement lower …

Pumping techniques for oil massage

Very similar to pin and stretch without oil , you will be creating two opposing forces one being quite dynamic ( the pumping hand ) and the other travelling down the tissue at a slow rate . You can always move from one body part to the next in a circle …

Overcomming my fear

A quick little video snippet today that is not so much about the movement but much more about overcomming fear. I have done many backflips in the gym under the supervision of Alex my coach. It is a bit scary every time but I feel pretty safe. Today I went from …

Working the organs

The abdomen is an area most therapists steer well away from or work very strongly. On the clients side many are a bit nervous about having this vulnerable area worked on and may request you too skip it. The organs each have specific emotions they are affected by and react accordingly …

Seated thorasic spine mobilisations

I am a firm believer in maintaining a healthy T spine for preventing neck and shoulder problems.The following techniques are good for maintenance and prevention. Take your time with these techniques and do not over stretch clients rather spend more time repeating the extensions and rotations with out going into …

Should all shoulders look the same ?

Today’s post will look at a very common asymmetry that therapists see every day. A client comes in and you do a quick postural assessment, one shoulder sits higher than the other and we immediately note this on our chart . I will not tell you to stop doing this …