How Visceral Manipulation Can Help Gastroparesis

How Visceral Manipulation Can Help Gastroparesis

The Brick in Your Stomach   Imagine eating a big meal, feeling uncomfortably full afterward, and then…nothing changes. For hours or possibly even days your stomach continues to feel full.  As a result, even though you might again have feelings of hunger, your...

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Who Can Benefit From Craniosacral Therapy?

  There are many benefits from Craniosacral Therapy (CST), which is a gentle, non-invasive form of Osteopathic Manual Therapy that I use every day in my practice. It’s great for people who find conventional approaches (such as medications, exercises or...

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How Visceral Manipulation Can Help a Hiatal Hernia

  What is a Hiatal Hernia?   A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of the stomach bulges through an opening in the diaphragm upward into the chest cavity. It is more common than you may think. As many as 40% of adults have them, and 60% of adults over 60....

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What is Visceral Manipulation?

MANUAL THERAPY FOR ORGANS   When I mention to people that I do visceral manipulation in my physical therapy practice, I often receive a quizzical look.  “What’s that?” I am often asked. When I tell them that it is a gentle way of mobilizing the organs in the...

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How Do We Fix It? By Letting the Body Decide

THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM Imagine this common scenario: You’ve got a health issue.  You saw your primary care, a specialist, and you’ve gotten an x-ray, MRI, perhaps bloodwork.  Maybe a colonoscopy or EGD if you have some digestive issues.  Possibly a nerve conduction...

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What is Listening?

  “It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.   To be effective as a manual therapist, you need to know where to focus your attention and energy, especially when there are multiple...

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