One of the opportunities that is coming for Structural Integrators and other ‘afascianados’ lies in the area of scar remediation. This opportunity lies both in private practice, where C-section, post-partum or endometriosis scars are all too common. Scarring from bone breaks or tendon ruptures or contusions – all these follow the same set of rules… Read more
Anatomy Trains just makes sense. Regular anatomy is valuable, but it separates the body into ‘parts’. See the whole again with Anatomy Trains! Therapeutic Massage practitioners the world over have benefitted from Anatomy Trains – seeing patterns, including fascial structures in their work, and filling in what’s under your hands for a more complete treatment.
From Tom Myers: Amit Alon, the genius of Muscles & Motion in Tel Aviv, has come up with another short video every ‘afascianado’ will enjoy. In this case, illustrating the property of elasticity in the fascial elements Amit’s animations and explanations are very worthwhile, and hit the mark between brevity and clarity Check out his… Read more
Tom Myers’ commentary on this study: New study provides clues to decades-old mystery about cell movement Excerpt from the study: “What we found is that when we cross-linked the fibers (connecting them at intersections) and increased the difference in the stiffness in the two directions, but kept all the other factors the same, the cells… Read more
Tom Myers comments on this recent post from National Geographic: World’s brightest x-rays reveal COVID-19’s damage to the body. This is a frighteningly beautiful picture – taken with a new X-ray method – of the body’s endothelia on Covid. In this case, air is blue, open blood vessels are red, and blocked blood vessels are… Read more