Tag: LMT

Q&A with Tom: Pectus Excuvatum

Read this exchange between Tom and a follower about his pectus excuvatum.  Hello Tom, I have pectus excuvatum. I’ve read your 3D book (Body3) and half way through Anatomy Trains. Those books are great and I will likely need to read them three more times to fully absorb everything. Because of your work I have a… Read more

Q&A with Tom: “Stuck” fascia?

Dear Tom, Your research and sharing has affected my life beyond measure. In your research of the very important fascia, have you witnessed either in cadavers or while using MFR on people, that some of us seem to have more adhesive, or drier fascia than others? My fascia can be so “stuck” that cups are… Read more

Pure Fascial Release vs Myofascial Release

When we are working in the myofascia, we are often looking for muscular events – trigger points, hypertonicity, hypotonicity, and ‘knots’ in general. When we focus particularly on the fascial structure, our appreciation must shift toward the fascial fabric itself, instead of the fascial fabric spun more loosely within the muscle. Try this exercise to… Read more

Q&A with Tom: Scheuermann’s kyphosis

Read this fascinating exchange between Tom and one of our followers on Facebook about working with Scheuermann’s kyphosis. Jacob: I’m a personal trainer and I love your work! Any advice for an athlete with Scheuermann’s kyphosis? I’ve been attempting lots of different thoracic rotations/extensions. Strengthening and lengthening the hamstrings seems to mitigate pain. One issue is… Read more

KMI Technique: Back Work on a Bench

Back work on a bench is a characteristic ‘move’ in Ida Rolf’s work, and we continue that tradition here at KMI. By sitting the client on the bench and working progressively down, we can get a variety of work done on the spine in a safe and educational manner. Although this is a speeded-up montage,… Read more

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