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Curt Redd

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Expert Level MFR Therapist: Myofascial Release (MFR), as taught by John F. Barnes, is a highly effective, full body, hands-on approach. It involves stretches and compressions, applied with gentle pressure, that are held until the restriction releases. The pressure used during treatment is gentle, and never done beyond a client’s tolerance. This manual therapy can provide amazing results for decreasing pain and increasing range of motion.

4 Causes of Knee Pain That Have Nothing To Do With the Knee

Original Post: August 6, 2013 by,   jessephysio A spot for all things related to Orthopaedic Physiotherapy and Strength and Conditioning Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a common condition encountered in orthopaedic practice. PFPS most commonly presents with retro- or peri-patellar … Continue reading

What Types of Massage Work Best for Fibromyalgia?

What Types of Massage Work Best for Fibromyalgia? See What Research Shows By Adrienne Dellwo Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Expert Updated January 05, 2015. Written or reviewed by a board-certified physician. See About.com’s Medical Review Board. Because fibromyalgia can involve … Continue reading

THE BODY IS A MIRROR OF HOW WE LIVE OUR LIVES

If we don’t treat the root cause of the problem, we will just end up getting a new symptom. What really matters and allows healing? Relationships: Is the primary relationship you are engaged in healthy and supportive, or stressful and … Continue reading

Pudendal Neuralgia

Health Organization for Pudental Education Overview of Symptoms The main symptom of pudendal neuralgia (PN) and pudendal nerve entrapment (PNE) is pain in one or more of the areas innervated by the pudendal nerve or one of its branches. These … Continue reading

Teaching the Nervous System to Forget Chronic Pain – Recall, Then Erase

By Eleanor Nelsen on Wed, 13 Aug 2014 “It was an emergency situation,” she says. The horse Sally was riding was barreling straight towards another, younger horse, and the only way to stop him was to pull back on one … Continue reading

Low Back Pain and MFR

A perspective on low back pain, and the John Barnes method of Myofascial Release (MFR). “Piezoelectricity” refers to the production of electrical charges on the surfaces of a crystal specimen by the imposition of some form of “stress”. 1   The … Continue reading

EMOTION CIRCUITS IN THE BRAIN

Joseph E. LeDoux Center for Neural Science, New York University, New York, New York 10003; e-mail: ledoux@cns.nyu.edu Key Words fear, memory, learning, conditioning, amygdala, limbic system Abstract The field of neuroscience has, after a long period of looking the other … Continue reading

Keys to Improving Health Care

Therapeutic Insight: The John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Perspective—Keys to Improving Health Care by John F. Barnes, P.T., L.M.T., N.C.T.M.B. Piezoelectricity, mechanotransduction, phase transition, chaos theory and resonance are the key components in changing and improving health care as we … Continue reading

Perspective—Keys to Improving Health Care

Therapeutic Insight: The John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Perspective—Keys to Improving Health Care by John F. Barnes, P.T., L.M.T., N.C.T.M.B. Piezoelectricity, mechanotransduction, phase transition, chaos theory and resonance are the key components in changing and improving health care as we … Continue reading

New Earth Physiology – Activating the Vagus Nerve

Original article by Angela Savitri Petersen – Posted October 25, 2012 by RLM Press in Metaphysics WHAT IS THE VAGUS NERVE? The 10th of the cranial nerves, it is often called the “Nerve of compassion” because when it’s active, it … Continue reading