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Tips for upper back problems

Movement in the heart of the envelope How do we teach the upper back to reorganize without the need to lift the shoulders up all the time? And how is all this related to Dr. Ida Rolf and to the … Continue reading

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On the way to all surrounding pleasantness / part 3

The rocking movements – kinds and goals. The rocking movement in order to concretize the connection when in prone position, the middle upper back serves as a handle. This specific rocking movement concretizes the connection to the pelvis because the … Continue reading

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On the way to all surrounding pleasantness / part 2

The Connection In an attempt to identify the significant element in the Trager Approach, the one element that determines the success of the treatment more than any other, we shall discuss each one of them separately. Towards the end of … Continue reading

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On the way to all surrounding pleasantness / part 1

What is working in the Trager approach? 1. Is it the Hook Up? 2. Is it the connection? 3. Is it the wave/rocking? 4. Is it the support? 5. Is it the open questions? 6. Is it the rhythm? 7. … Continue reading

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Treating Knee Pains with Rolfing

Withstanding the pressure The initial warning signs that the knee joint is in danger, could in fact appear in the lower back, the hip joints or the shins * before the condition deteriorates and necessitates an operation which allows the … Continue reading

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Disc herniation treated through Rolfing

Pressure Between two Discs The Rolfing Treatment Method can assist people suffering from a slipped disc to reach structural balance of the body and to prevent disc herniation. Is it recommended to perform physical activity whilst suffering from a herniated … Continue reading

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Integrating the Biotensegrity Model with Rolf’s Movement Model.

Dr. Rolf used to say that it’s not the bones which hold the muscles or the muscles which hold the bones but rather that the bones should float inside the flesh. She thus illustrated the biotensegrity model. And this is … Continue reading

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