Building the Holistic Evidence Base – Facts and Fallacies by Tom Myers, Holly Clemens Ph.D. There’s a strong movement afoot in the communities of physiotherapy, rehab, and conditioning to make our work ‘evidence-based’ – i.e., the procedures we practice on paying customers should be based on sound evidence to support their efficacy. This is a laudable… Read more
PILATES INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE
Make the connections in the Pilates work by understanding how the exercises are linked through your fascia from one end of the move to the other. As a Pilates teacher, Anatomy Trains will let you see where your clients are not moving, so you can cue them to full participation.
Insterstitium: Observations by Tom Myers, author of Anatomy Trains and lecturer on fascia Every act of observation reveals one thing at the cost of obscuring something else. New methods of observation inside the body – in this case confocal laser microscopy – are showing a system conventional slide and staining methods collapsed – and thus… Read more
We’re excited to share an article Tom recently wrote for Yoga Journal as a “fascia 101”: an introduction to everything you need to know about this often-overlooked system. What You Need to Know About Fascia by Tom Myers “If I asked you what a heart is like, chances are you’d say it’s like a pump.… Read more
A follower writes in with a very common question for Tom: Is there a connection between the fascia and inguinal hernia? (I have had a hernia inguinalis since 2014). If so, what chances of recovery / treatment options exist without surgery? And where? Tom replies: Yes – an inguinal hernia is a pathological overstretching of the… Read more