Headaches and migraines are caused by a variety of reasons. Some are brought on by stress and muscle tension, others by tiredness, inappropriate food choices, postural issues or high blood pressure. All long standing or very severe headaches should be brought to the attention of your general practitioner. There's good news though, Amatsu Therapy treatments can be very effective at reducing the severity and frequency of migraine attacks or regular chronic headaches, particularly those caused by muscular tension or stress. Read on to find out more.
How can Amatsu Therapy help alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with migraines and headaches?
What will an Amatsu Therapy treatment be like for someone who suffers with migraines or chronic headaches?
The range of motion of the head, neck, jaw and shoulders will be assessed, and the function of the muscles that span these areas will be tested. The muscles and ligaments of the pelvis are always assessed during any Amatsu Therapy treatment, as pelvic stability is core to being able to establish long lasting balance within the rest of the body. The all important psoas muscle will most certainly be checked.
During a treatment, an Amatsu practitioner will ascertain the most effective way to restore balance back to the body with minimum intervention. This is because the body integrates minimal corrections far better, leading to longer lasting results. Amatsu Therapy corrections use specific movement and massage, applied uniquely with natural body movement, to relax tight muscles or to strengthen those muscles that are struggling to work optimally. These corrections could be in a different part of the body from where your problem is felt i.e. the head, neck and shoulders, but local massage and movement to these areas is usually also required.
Amatsu Therapy gives the body exactly the right reminder it needs at the time of treatment to heal itself. Often it will take more than one treatment to retrain your body on how it should align itself naturally. Once migraines and chronic headaches are under control, regular maintenance treatments will be required to keep symptoms at bay. As with any health condition, Amatsu Therapy will look at your Godai to understand what factors in your lifestyle may be causing your body to be pulled or pushed out of balance. Once such factors are understood, it may, or may not be, possible to eliminate or reduce them, giving your body more chance of staying balanced for longer. It's the extent to which this is possible that answers the question of how often your body will need an Amatsu Therapy treatment.
Hope you've found this blog post article interesting. Please feel free to get in touch if you have any further questions and please do share with anyone you know who suffers with regular headaches or migraines.
Amatsu Therapy is a soft tissue therapy that can be very effective at reducing back pain and improving mobility with potentially long lasting results.
Back pain is something that most of us have experienced at one time or other, with varying levels of pain, discomfort and restrictive movement. Sometimes the cause can be obvious and the resulting back pain immediate, such as being involved in an accident, falling over, overdoing it in the gym or twisting awkwardly. Other times though, we may wake up with chronic back pain and not be able to put our finger on what’s caused it. Either way, back pain impacts all areas of life, not just physical movement but emotions, energy, daily living, occupation, hobbies, and how we interact with others. The quicker we can reduce, and hopefully, alleviate back pain, the better.
Amatsu Therapy uses a range of assessment techniques to find out how the body has adapted in its quest to protect you and keep you moving after stress, strain, injury or trauma. Once the problem has been fully understood, specific movement and massage is applied, using natural body movement, to loosen over-tight muscles or fascia and wake up muscles that aren’t working optimally. Treatment restores correct tensions and compressions within the body allowing the whole physical structure, through Biotensegrity, to realign. Muscles, fascia, tendons, and ligaments can once again work naturally, and in turn, joints and organs can ‘float’ in their own space and can function efficiently.
We see a large number of clients with bad backs in our Amatsu clinics across the UK. It’s very common that our clients come to us having tried many different treatments. We’re often a last resort, but one that can actually work! The ambition, as more practitioners come through our award winning Amatsu Training School, is to become the “go to” name for treating back pain and other structural health conditions.
Amatsu is a gentle treatment, involving no cracking or clicking of joints and is suitable for all ages. Amatsu treats where the body needs treating which is not necessarily where pain is experienced. Amatsu practitioners like me, take a full medical history, fully consider contraindications to treatment and will make further referrals if necessary. The sooner you come for an Amatsu treatment post stress, strain, trauma or injury, the quicker the root cause of the problem can be treated. The longer you leave it, the more your body compensates for the initial problem by holding you differently and putting tension where there shouldn’t be tension. This coping mechanism makes you feel that you’re dealing with the stress, strain, injury or trauma, but the body can only compensate so much, therefore in time, the body says ‘enough is enough’ and pain becomes chronic. This is why you can sometimes wake up one day, not be able to move and don’t understand why. At this stage, more treatments will be necessary, as each treatment peels off another layer of compensation.
If you suffer with bad back pain, or any other joint problem, come and find out more about me, your local practitioner based in Brightwalton, Newbury, West Berkshire
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