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July 1, 2014
Chronic Pain Injury Recovery Montgomery AL - man stepping on banana peel about to experience injury

Injuries, Overuse, Treatment & Recovery

Recovery from chronic pain, and diagnosing its source, can be a challenge if it's due to an old injury, the inadvertent overuse of damaged tissue, or a current dysfunction that seems completely unrelated.
June 1, 2014
Strength & Exercise Programs Montgomery AL - man demonstrates cycling strength and endurance

Strength vs. Motor Control

Due to our complicated muscles systems, an understanding of proper movement principles and neuromuscular function is essential for a productive and healthy workout.
April 1, 2014
Tendinitis Bursitis Treatment Montgomery AL - man holds an inflamed painful elbow

Tendinitis & Bursitis

A diagnosis of tendinitis or bursitis is often an open-ended problem with very little to explain the cause of one's pain or dysfunction. In most cases it's due to inflammation of tissues in the body.
February 1, 2014
Treatment for Scoliosis Spine Curvature Montgomery AL - woman with curved spine seated on rock

Spinal Curves & Scoliosis

Curvature of the spine due to vertebral misalignment can occur from common dysfunctions or more serious disruptions like scoliosis. Bodywork therapy and exercise programs can provide relief from these conditions.
December 1, 2013
Jaw Pain Treatment Montgomery AL - man rubbing his painful jaw

Body Balance & The Jaw

Postural patterns or imbalances in your body may be contributing to problems with jaw pain or teeth grinding, a disorder called Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, or TMJD for short.
October 1, 2013
Neck Pain Therapy Montgomery AL - woman feeling neck tension cradles her head in her hand

Head & Neck Imbalance

Neck pain and tension are often the result of structural imbalances between the head and neck, due to issues related to the Brachial Plexus, tightness of the chest, and poor head/neck posture.
July 1, 2013
Shoulder Joint Therapy Montgomery AL - Woman resting sore shoulders after rowing canoe on lake

Shoulder Joints & Function

Poor shoulder function and shoulder joint mobility problems can be caused by a variety of dysfunctions, including impingement syndrome and pain issues related to misalignment, overuse, and rotator cuff tears.
April 1, 2013
Breathing Issues & Treatment Montgomery AL - woman expands her lungs and breathes in fresh air

Diaphragm, Sternal Lift & Breathing

The pelvic diaphragm is essential to creating healthy full-body patterns that improve your ability to breathe properly and increase oxygen intake, leading to better blood flow, higher energy levels, and an overall healthier life.
March 1, 2013
Fascial Restriction Therapy Montgomery AL - anatomical model of muscle and sinew in dramatic pose

Fascia & Fascial Restrictions

Fascia is the tissue that covers and holds together every single inch of your body. Fascial restrictions, due to injury or stress, inevitably lead to the problems of pain and dysfunction.
January 1, 2013
Anatomy Trains - Hands On Healing Montgomery Alabama

Anatomy Trains & The Deep Front Line

Hands On Healing employs the bodywork philosophy of Thomas Myers coined "Anatomy Trains," where the body's connective tissue system is organized into long connecting chains.
December 1, 2012
Back Pain Therapy Montgomery AL - woman massaging lower back pain

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain associated with Disc Herniation, Chronic Psoas Tightness, and other conditions can be treated with bodywork therapies that promote and maintain strong backs, healthy spines, and good posture.
September 1, 2012
Sciatic Leg Pain Therapy Montgomery AL - man inspecting his painful leg

Sciatica & Piriformis Syndrome

Experiencing intense sharp shooting pains in your legs? It might be associated with Sciatica or Piriformis Syndrome. Leg pain can be alleviated if the condition is properly assessed and treated.
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