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Myoskeletal Therapy

Myoskeletal Therapy is a step up from the cornerstone of general massage therapy. The central focus is to prevent, reduce, or eliminate pain. Often, pain is the body's compensation for traumas and other issues. When some part of the body is not performing correctly (or optimally), other parts of the body try to compensate. It is the compensation that leads to current or future pain. Although 85% of pain is idiopathic (unknown origin), I find that Myoskeletal Therapy's Body Alignment techniques tend to encourage the body to perform correctly, with the consequence of reduction or complete elimination of pain.

Myoskeletal Therapy uses Therapeutic Massage as a foundation, and builds on it with Body Alignment techniques drawn from the worlds of physiotherapy, chiropractic, and others. While it can simply be added as part of other manual therapies, I am developing specific routines, such as "The Well-Heeled Woman," to make use of it.