• The Symptoms Trap
    The Symptoms Trap Posted on August 13, 2013 by Curt Redd Myofascial Release The Symptoms Trap By Curt Redd, LMT, JFB Myofascial Release Specialist MFR Man Image – John F. Barnes, PT, Generally, efforts to relieve pain focus on the obvious, the places where we feel pain most acutely. More often than not, this is erroneous, and not effective.  Such […]
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is Often Misdiagnosed
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is Often Misdiagnosed Posted on August 30, 2013 by Curt Redd By Curt Redd, LMT Recently a Facebook post by Anatomy in Motion appeared discussing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  It was based on an article written by Christian Nordqvist, ” What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? ” in Medical News Today (14 Aug 2013).  What Is Carpal Tunnel […]
  • Is it possible to release chronic pain painlessly?
    Is it possible to release chronic pain painlessly? I recently received a regular massage from a guy who has been in the business a long time and is very good at deep tissue work.  It had been a rather long time for me, so I really needed to be worked on. On a pain scale of 1 to 10,  I would have to say I was above a 7 most of the time and at a 9.5 […]
  • Got Issues In Your Tissues?
    Got Issues In Your Tissues? Posted on September 6, 2013 by Curt Redd By Joni Edmunds | September 6th, 2013 at 10:30 am How is it that with little warning, our body starts to hurt? We wake up during the night trying to get comfortable, and rise the next morning feeling tight, stiff and sore. We push through, organise school lunches, business meetings, […]
  • Low Back Pain and MFR
    Low Back Pain and MFR Posted on July 3, 2014 by Curt Redd 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 human fascial system, which covers every cell of the […]
  • Life After Cesarian Birth
    Life After Cesarian Birth Posted on August 13, 2013 by Curt Redd Life After Cesarian Birth: A Perspective Roughly 33% of women now give birth by Cesarian section and this number is on the rise. While it is a safe way to deliver a baby, many women complain of constant pain, numbness, or tingling in and around their Cesarian Birth scar. Some also […]
  • 5 Secrets of Real Stretching
    Posted on August 20, 2013 by Curt Redd   Posted by Roger Edmunds in Self-Treatment 26 Jul 2013 How to achieve longer-lasting benefits from stretching at a deeper level. These principles enable you to accomplish more with less effort, by better understanding muscle tissue and how it behaves. Based on years of clinical experience and recent scientific […]
  • What Types of Massage Work Best for Fibromyalgia?
    What Types of Massage Work Best for Fibromyalgia? Posted on July 20, 2015 by Curt Redd 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 […]
  • Educating patients on the Healing Crisis
    Educating patients on the Healing Crisis Posted on September 18, 2013 by Curt Redd Sender:       Malvern PT Office <ptoffice@MYOFASCIALRELEASE.COM> Subject:      Educating patients on the Healing Crisis —————————— Sept. 11, 2013 Hi everyone The topic of the healing crisis, or how to talk to patients about the healing crisis, has come up a bit […]
  • Scar Healing, Alternatives to Invasive Procedures
    Scar Healing, Alternatives to Invasive Procedures Posted on August 23, 2013 by Curt Redd BY JOHN F. BARNES, PT September 2011 Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa www.LNEONLINE COM TRAUMATIC OR SURGICAL SCARS can be a problem because they tend to grow inside the body of an individual, in a very unique pattern similar to a vine. Scars you see on the […]
  • Keys to Improving Health Care
    Keys to Improving Health Care Posted on March 17, 2014 by Curt Redd 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 […]
  • Infant Torticollis
    Infant Torticollis Posted on August 14, 2013 by Curt Redd Infant Torticollis by Jennifer Spak, RMT What is it? Torticollis (wry neck) is a symptom that causes a child’s chin to be rotated to one side and his head tilted to the other. There are many causes of torticollis but the one most commonly affecting infants is known as congenital muscular […]
  • Sore Shoulders – Treatment Guide
    Sore Shoulders – Treatment Guide Posted on August 13, 2013 by Curt Redd Treating Sore, Stiff and Frozen Shoulders By Curt Redd, LMT, JFB Myofascial Release Specialist I had a client a few years back, when I was still fairly new in the business, who would come in every week for a 90 minute massage.  We would always spend some time on her chronically […]
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