Essential Kneads 's Blog

What is an MFR therapist?

January 26th, 2012 • Posted by Brandon/ Rebecca Scott • Permalink



http://www.massagemag.com/News/massage-news.php?id=11174



Therapeutic Insight: The Myofascial Release Perspective—What is a Myofascial Release Therapist? ?Part II

posted:7/5/2011

by John F. Barnes, P.T., L.M.T., N.C.T.M.B.



Therapeutic Insight: The Myofascial Release Perspective—What is a Myofascial Release Therapist? ?Part II, MASSAGE MagazineIn my last article, I discussed what is necessary to become a myofascial release therapist. To expand, a myofascial release therapist is a highly skilled individual who has explored deeply within themselves to attain clarity and strength. They embrace the power of silence while flowing in the present moment.



Thinking and talking is like static on a radio—nothing is being accurately perceived or heard. It is only when we are in deep stillness and silence that we are capable of receiving the information we need in order to make proper analytical and intelligent decisions. This is wisdom—one being's mind-body wisdom communicating with another's mind-body wisdom. It is this deep communication that allows the therapist to accurately perceive what a person or animal's unique problems, dysfunctions and potentials are in order to make accurate therapeutic decisions, moment by moment, in order to enhance their performance, health and well-being.



As a client, when you are being treated by a myofascial release therapist, you are encountering a unique individual. This individual has extensive and special training and talents, and has expended a considerable amount of time developing his skills and awareness. They have done everything they will be asking their client to do and feel. They are interacting with their client from an extensive knowledge base and extraordinary personal and professional experiences. They have had the courage to feel their own pain and face their own fears. They have already been to where they will take you for your healing to occur. We believe therapists can only take their clients as far and as deep as they are willing to go themselves.



When you are with a myofascial release therapist, you are in the hands of someone who has internalstrength, courage, integrity and incredible awareness. You will sense the gentle, yet powerful feel of their essence when they are near you and as they touch you. Allow their presence and the luminescence in their eyes to inspire you and reconnect you with your essence. We know that you have these attributes also, and we will help you reach your full potential. We will help you reach your goals as long as you are willing to help yourself. What you will get out of myofascial release is what you are willing to put into it.



Your myofascial release therapist's formidable skills, inner calmness and confidence will help you peel away myofascial and emotional barriers that have blocked the full expression of your true self. In so doing, you will rediscover your own tranquility, strength, mental clarity and awareness. Re-igniting your "spark of life" will return you to a natural, joyful, healthy and pain-free active lifestyle.



Sincerely,



John



John Barnes, MASSAGE MagazineJohn F. Barnes, P.T., L.M.T., N.C.T.M.B., is an international lecturer, author and acknowledged expert in the area of myofascial release. He has instructed more than 50,000 therapists worldwide in his Myofascial Release approach, and he is the author of Myofascial Release: the Search for Excellence (Rehabilitation Services Inc., 1990) and Healing Ancient Wounds: the Renegade's Wisdom (Myofascial Release Treatment Centers & Seminars, 2000). He is on the counsel of Advisors of the American Back Society; he is also on Massage Magazine's Editorial Advisory Board; and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. For more information, visit www.myofascialrelease.com.





More definition:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWRuS9xAbMo



About rebounding:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4QrvlwtBOU






3 Responses...

Anonymous says:
February 3, 2012 at 7:01 AM
i agree with your your openion.my belief is massage thrapiest play an important role for any massage.i am always prefer Massage Houston for my relaxation.
Anonymous says:
June 10, 2012 at 7:25 PM
1) Emphasise the benefits to them, ratehr than cold facts. Instead of Based Locally' try Faster response times and lower costs as based locally.2) Highlight the key benefit the letter is about in a header or bullet points. You only have a few seconds for them to decide whether to actually read the letter in full.3) Keep it short more than one page (side) is too long is most cases. 4) Have a call to action tell them what to do next: call for a quote , order your brochure today , Register on our web site 5) A PS. can repeat or emphasise a key point, or add for ce to the call to action, such as Call this week for a 5% discount! 6) Use decent quality paper (although not nessesarily expensive branded paper) and pre-printed letterhead or decent colour quality laser print.
Anonymous says:
January 9, 2014 at 1:07 PM
Rolling a golf ball under your foot while sitting pvdoires too little pressure. If you do this while standing and apply more weight on the ball, the pressure will be to intense and can even hurt the participant. For something in between Google nestoiter-gravity rock pillow and foot massager black bar. Both products the rock pillow and the bar provide a measurable and reliable way to apply pressure on the soles of your feet, thus getting massage via gravity, while standing.Overall it's a good article. No pushy sales pitches, no urging claims to buy custom orthotics or supportive shoes as the only remedy for the problem. I like when doctors offer do-it-yourself suggestions. Thank you.
Security Code
 
 
Headaches. What a pain! August 17th 2012

Posted by Brandon Scott