Random thoughts on biodynamic craniosacral therapy and stuff we like

17 Jul 2014

Pain and Suffering: Is There a Difference?

This is a great story of how extreme the body can be in prioritising threat. Pain has a geography in the body. Suffering is a bigger category and existential?  This is tricky territory, hence the question mark.1 My view is that in pai...

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30 Jun 2014

Inspiration for Pain Free Movement

I've Seen A Lot Dance Moves, But Nothing Like This. I Can't Stop Watching This!   Dancers always inspire around how I can move my body. Graded Exposure Helps Pain 'If you perform some movement without pain that normally hurts, your ...

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02 Jun 2014

'Vagus, Baby, Vagus!'

Research into the fabulous vagus nerve is a gift that keeps on giving. Activating the vagus supports people to be less depressed, enhances the immune system, including regulation of inflammation, and reduces pain. The first section...

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23 Sep 2013

Acute Pain versus Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is nearly always a habit in the nervous system. Acute pain is an interpretation of nociceptive signals indicating tissue damage and inflammation. The tissues optimise the local repairs after a few months, so if the experience of pain ...

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17 Sep 2013

Bodymaps are distorted in chronic pain

The video below is another wonderful development of how pain works. There is a revolution in how researchers are framing pain over the last few years. As teachers in the cranial community we are trying hard to catch up. We have changed our es...

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28 Feb 2013

Another great video on Pain

See also http://cranialintelligence.com/2012/03/21/great-pain-video-understanding-pain-in-less-than-5-minutes/ I have just discovered the site http://saveyourself.ca It looks like it has loads of good stuff on and is the source ...

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