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Whole-body participation is the key to effective rehabilitation or performance enhancement. The perpetuating factor is often not where the pain is – Learn to see where lack of movement in one area is causing overstrain and pain in another. Anatomy Trains can help you see the overall pattern and assess ‘what’s missing’ in movement.
How Do I Start?
Kickoff your education with Anatomy Trains by reading Anatomy Trains Fourth Edition by Tom Myers. You’ll learn how the muscles are functionally linked in ‘myofascial meridians’ through the fascial webbing.
We also have a great collection of On Demand Learning courses geared towards manual therapsists on our website here.
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From muscles to myofascial units – latest research from the Steccos with commentary by Tom Myers
Here’s the latest from the Steccos and the University of Padua. This is a great review of what’s happening where the rubber meets the road in tissue. Worth a read, even if their attitude to paragraphs is more Italian academic than American. I first heard the term ‘myofascial unit’ from Ida Rolf in 1977. The… Read more
OrthoPody Reflexology and Anatomy Trains
From Tom Myers: I have long been a fan of reflexology – for the feet, hands, ear, and face – all have reflexes that refer out to all the body. I call this ‘imago’ – an image of the whole body ‘printed’ ion a single part. Iridology makes a similar map out of the iris… Read more
3D printed ear out of human cells: commentary by Tom Myers
From Tom Myers: I had to check this one out – how could they put living cells though a jet into a printed object? That would have been a very significant development. Upon further investigation (see the second link), it turns out they 3D-printed the matrix for the cartilage cells – which they added later… Read more