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Chiropractors: American Chiropractic Association
Naturopathic Doctors: American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Cranial Sacral Therapists: Upledger Institute Developed by, Dr. John Upledger, treatment applied with a soft touch to someone fully clothed to release blockages and rebalance the cranial sacral system (the membranes of the brain and spinal cord) and rebalancing the flow of the cerebrospinal fluid. Helpful for a variety of diagnoses, including spinal cord injuries, back pain, migraines, tension headaches, chronic fatigue, fibromylagia.
Feldenkrais Method Practitioners “The Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education uses gentle movement and directed attention to help people learn new and more effective ways of living the life they want. You can increase your ease and range of motion, improve your flexibility and coordination, and rediscover your innate capacity for graceful, efficient movement.”
Gokhale Method: The Gokhale Method Institute – Developed by Esther Gokhale, guidance in using correct posture and movement, including gentle abdominal strengthening exercises to move correctly and decrease pain.
Massage Therapists: American Massage Therapy Association
Naturopathic Physicians: American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Neural Manipulation and New Manual Articulation Approach: The Barral Institute Developed by French osteopath, Alain Croibier, collaborated with Jean-Pierre Barral, treatment addresses restrictions in the dural and neural restrictions. Helpful with digestive problems, back injuries, whiplash and much more.
Neuromuscular Therapists: Neuromuscular Therapy Institute
Occupational Therapy: American Occupational Therapy Association
Osteopaths/Osteopathic Physicians: American Osteopathic Association
Physical Therapy: American Physical Therapy Association
Structural Integration/Rolfer Practitioners: Rolfing Institute of Structural Integration “…a form of bodywork that reorganizes the connective tissues, called fascia, that permeate the entire body.”
Somatosensory Experiencing Practitioners (based on Peter Levine’s work): Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute “A body-oriented approach to the healing of trauma and other stress disorders” which helps in releasing traumatic shock, which is often stored in the body and related to PTSD
Visceral Manipulation Practitioners: The Barral Institute Developed by French osteopath and physical therapist, Jean-Pierre Barral, its is a gentle form of manual therapy to improve the functioning and mobility of the organs, “dissipate the negative effects of stress, enhance mobility of the musculoskeletal system through the connective tissue attachments, and influence general metabolism.” Helpful for people with back pain, bowel inflammation, digestive disturbances, access scar tissue in or around organs, and a variety of diagnoses.