Therapy Concepts

Self Care – Headache At Your Temple

This is one of the most active trigger points among clients because there are so many ways to activate the pattern and the trapezius is hard to avoid moving during the normal day. If the stiff neck or headache is persistent see your bodyworker for lasting relief. This problem can be hard to resolve when …

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NMT Protocols – Trapezius

This protocol treats trapezius in a supine position. The lower trapezius is more accessible than the supine position. This position also leaves the hood of the upper trapezius accessible for rolling between the fingers and thumb. Both techniques are not easily applied in the more common supine treatment of upper and middle trapezius.

NMT Protocols – Anterior Cervical – Superficial

This routine is used to address the superficial tissues over the throat. It is delicate and requires professional expertise. It also can be amazing in the relief of a number of problems from a strained voice to a sore throat. It is also used to relax the superficial tissues for deeper work in the same …

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NMT Protocols – Sub-Occipitals Supine

This protocol treats the sub-occipital region, loosening the atlantooccipital and atlantoaxial regions, often in preparation for other work. Gentle traction of the head superiorly and a little anteriorly can be helpful. About 90 seconds offers a general release but many practitioners hold this for several minutes for a more complete release. Mobilizing the atlas with …

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