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General Self-Care Stretches and Exercises

This is a collection of self-care posts to rehabilitate muscle. The posts are not always specific to a particular trigger point pattern. They include; stretch routines that help multiple patterns; guidelines for exercise, self-calming techniques, example videos, and more…

If you’d like to see self-care for a specific pain pattern, find the pain pattern in this collection to find the pain pattern. Then, take the link for self-care from that post.


This website is being revised, and some posts have not yet been converted to newer images and formats.

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The Framework of Therapy Course

This post leads you through a 75-minute presentation on building a winning bodywork session. It has many examples from the therapy room. It also takes you through the session framework and treatment plan for the classic seizing hamstring.

Please watch and fill out an evaluation. Your feedback is needed. We plan to start offering courses on Integrative Bodywork and Craniosacral in the spring!

Tony Preston has a practice in Atlanta, Georgia, where he sees clients. He has written materials and instructed classes since the mid-90s. This includes anatomy, trigger points, cranial, and neuromuscular.

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*This site is undergoing significant changes. We are reformatting and expanding the posts to make them easier to read. The result will also be more accessible and include more patterns with better self-care. Meanwhile, there may be formatting, content presentation, and readability inconsistencies. Until we get older posts updated, please excuse our mess.