Suffering from stress or mental health issues? Then as well as maybe looking for somebody to talk to, take a check as to how your body feels. We “feel” in our body! Our body feels our emotions, it knows what its like to feel sad, to feel happy or to feel stressed. There is a … More Gentle bodywork can help with mental health
Costochondritis – most commonly causes pain in the upper ribs on the left-hand side of your body, often underneath the left breast. The cause is often undetermined and the advice given that the pain should go away on its own after a few days or weeks. But what if it doesn’t? It is important that … More Costochondritis – pain in the ribs and chest
Structure governs function! That’s what the old osteopaths used to say. If the body of a horse is structurally misaligned, the pelvis misaligned, the sacroiliac joints blocked, the thorax rotated, the spine or the neck twisted; then the legs, which are by far the weakest part of the horse’s anatomy, will often be the first … More Lameness in a Horse is Often Caused by a Structural Misalignment of the Body
BodyHelp courses and workshops allow everybody the opportunity to learn how to treat pain, stress and tension within the body following the principles of orthobionomy. No previous medical or therapeutic knowledge is required. Help relieve acute and chronic pain, ease mental tension and symptoms of stress by working together with the body, causing no pain … More BodyHelp – courses and workshops that follow the principles of orthobionomy
I recently listened with excited interest to a podcast that Prof. Paul Dieppe gave for “Healing Stories” in February of this year, where Paul discusses how he was able to later deal with the experience of being a hostage in Kuwait for four months. He moved forward in his healing journey by “reframing” this trauma. … More Tell your story and help heal your trauma
Can a bodywork treatment help your state of mind? Yes! The mind and the body are intricately linked. How you feel in your mind will be reflected in your body, and how you feel in your body will be reflected in your state of mind. Somebody who feels depressed, for example, will have a body … More Mental Health and Orthobionomy
The power of working with the fascial diaphragms The body stores all the experiences we have had, all our stories, whether they be good memories or bad. Recent scientific research has shown that fascia plays a large role in storing our emotions. A normally beautifully balanced elastic tensegrity structure can lose its ability to rebound, when … More Trauma Release in Orthobionomy
Did you know that the amount of pain that we feel is determined by the brain, not by the pain receptors in the body? This means that people feel pain in different ways, depending on how the brain has processed the pain. Recent research indicates that emotions and emotional states affect how we perceive pain. … More Pain – why do some people feel pain more than others?
From my years of experience I am convinced that most back pain comes from a misalignment of the pelvis. In fact, almost everybody that I have treated with back pain has benefited from a realignment of their pelvis even if the pain has not gone away immediately. Acute problems are often helped within one session, … More Back Pain and what it has to do with the Pelvis
When I have a new client, I note their name, address, telephone number, date of birth, weight, height, their job (as this gives me important information with regards to their possible posture), whether they take any medication. The dosis for medication for high or low blood pressure or for thyroid treatment can be affected by … More What happens in a standard Ortho-Bionomy treatment?