Conditions

Written by Janet Carroll

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Fascial restrictions shorten and tighten areas, pulling your skeletal structure out of alignment, impinging nerves, circulation and organs! No wonder you have pain!! In addition, these restrictions don’t show up on x-ray or MRI’s so patients often hear “we can’t find anything wrong” and the reason for your problem goes undiagnosed.

Understanding Your Fascia – Fascia may be the missing piece for your lingering injury

The Psoas Muscle – Primary Cause of Back and Hip Pain

Anatomy Angel: Psoas Connections

We can help with many of these common problems:

  • Adhesions, scar tissue
  • Ankle problems / pain
  • Arthritis & bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Chronic pain
  • Constipation
  • Disc problems
  • Emotional strain / overload – depression, irritability, anxiety
  • Esophageal reflux – GERD
  • Fibromyalgia and other connective-tissue disorders
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Improve athletic / sports or dance performance
  • Infantile disorders / birthing injuries
  • Knee problems / pain
  • Leg cramps
  • Low back pain
  • Lymphedema
  • Muscle cramps, spasm, or strains
  • Myofascial pain
  • Neck problems / pain
  • Nerve impingement syndromes
  • Neurological dysfunction
  • Neurovascular disorders
  • Orthopedic problems
  • Pelvic misalignment
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Post-surgical pain and dysfunction
  • Rehabilitation
  • Release restrictions to enhance vocal performance
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Limitation of movement
  • Rotator cuff pain and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder pain
  • Stress and tension related problems
  • Temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ)
  • Tennis elbow
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Torticollis (wry neck)
  • Whiplash

Women’s health issues:

  • Prenatal massage
  • PMS
  • Endometriosis pain
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Pelvic pain
  • Vulvodynia
  • Dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain or cramping)
  • Chronic pain post surgery

We often help professionals who experience repetitive overuse strains and injuries – for instance:

  • Car mechanics
  • College students
  • Construction workers
  • Dancers
  • Dental hygienists
  • Dentists
  • Hair stylists
  • Machine operators
  • Mail carriers
  • Mothers carrying infants and toddlers
  • Nail technicians
  • Pet groomers
  • Photographers / videographers
  • Professional musicians
  • School bus drivers
  • Secretaries / receptionists
  • Surgeons
  • Truck drivers
  • Waiters / waitresses

Postural strain – for instance:

  • Computer work
  • Studying / reading
  • Driving