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Understanding Organized Pain – Pathological Reflex Arc – The Rogue Hitman

In the world of Organized Pain, the trigger point is a weapon looking for a hitman. Sometimes, it is The Rogue Hitman. This hitman acts outside of The Pain Organization. This happens when the trigger point getsContinue reading

Understanding Organized Pain – Injured Muscle – The Disrespected Hitman

Muscles get testy when they’re disrespected. This is the way that most people think of trigger points as being activated – blunt trauma or strain. When it happens like this, the Disrespected Hitman appears, does his jobContinue reading

Understanding Organized Pain – Menacing Protection

Organized Pain can create different types of enforcement with muscles. It is for your protection. Really. We usually think of our muscles, connective tissues and bones as these things that gives us shape and move us around butContinue reading

Understanding Organized Pain – Proprioceptors – Informant of Gravity

Organized Pain has a system of communication. Proprioceptors are one of the most important informants in the system. Proprioceptors are sensors in our body that collect information about position and movement. They can collect informationContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points: Painful, Unstable Ankle

Client’s Description People often come in complaining that they have twisted their ankle and wonder if it is sprained. They associate it to stepping off a curb where the ball of the foot hits theContinue reading

Understanding Organized Pain – Trigger Points – Weapon Of Choice

  Trigger points are the weapon of choice for Organized Pain in the musculoskeletal system. Like this handgun, they can be difficult to trace. The good detective can examine the scene and trace it back toContinue reading

Defining Integrative Techniques

Back in 1996 I was teaching for the National Institute of Craniosacral Studies and having weekly study groups with one of the other teachers, Greg. We were trying to think of  a better name forContinue reading

Understanding Organized Pain: Overview

  I started this blog with a post about Finding the Godfather of Organized Pain. I’d like to take a series of posts to explore Organized Pain. It is important to recognize how it works inContinue reading

Helping The Trigger Point Get What It Wants

The best seller, “Getting To Yes,” explores the idea of principled negotiations. The idea is that you should not negotiate against the other person but toward a principle. It promotes that you should come to understandContinue reading

Finding The Godfather of Organized Pain

When I was growing up, we lived on a farm with 6 kids. Pop’s brother, Gene, would say, “Y’all could tear up an anvil bare-footed.” Pop picked up that expression faster than a shiny dime.Continue reading