Approaching healthcare with an emphasis on preventing illness and prolonging life via fitness and lifestyle changes.

January 1, 2016
Healthcare Treatments Montgomery AL - Blood pressure monitor, medication and pill organizer

Healthcare – A Different View

Why do we seek the help of medical professionals when we are not actually healthy? Hands On Healing offers a different perspective on the meaning of "healthcare."
November 1, 2015
Lazy cat getting his/her beauty sleep

“I Must Have Slept Wrong”

Taking too many cat naps during the day? You might need to work on your sleep hygiene. A good night's rest enables us to recuperate from the stress of each day and restore our bodily well being.
September 1, 2015
Core Muscle Training Montgomery AL - toy figure of the incredible hulk superhero

Getting to Some Core Issues

The ability to activate and use the body’s core is an excellent and achievable goal, but it's important to understand the function and purpose of one's core muscle group and how it differs from core training and strengthening.
July 1, 2015
PBI Massage School Montgomery Alabama

Postural Bodyworks Institute

Hands On Healing is also home to Postural Bodyworks Institute (or "PBI" for short). PBI is a massage therapy instructional program located in Montgomery, Alabama.
March 1, 2015
Water & Dehydration Montgomery AL - bottle of water being poured into drinking glass

The Importance of Hydration

The importance of drinking enough water cannot be understated. Dehydration can lead to a number of health problems, including digestive issues, poor nutrient uptake, respiratory dysfunctions, and skin conditions.
November 1, 2014
Alternative Pain Relief Montgomery AL - woman in jeans and sweater feeling pain and isolation

The Pain-Tension Cycle

The cycle of pain and tension can quickly lock itself down and continue to torment someone with each passing day. Properly applied manual release techniques offer a safe alternative for pain relief.
October 1, 2014
Yoga Benefits Montgomery AL - woman performing difficult yoga pose

The Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a practice used for fitness, meditation, and mental well being. Yoga is unlike any other form of exercise, with an emphasis on stretching, breathing, and balancing all the body’s systems so they can work together.
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, 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.
December 1, 2011
Stretching Exercises Montgomery AL - Woman stretching arms, legs, and back in outdoor setting

How Often Do You Stretch?

Stretching at least twice a week, along with proper technique and repetition, makes you feel better and extends the benefits of your hands-on therapy sessions.