Category Archives: pain relief

Improving Balance and Preventing Injury

TweetShare Do you have any idea how you keep your balance and why you re-injure yourself? Are you aware, when you go off balance, why you go off balance? You’re not alone. For most people, improving balance seems to be … Continue reading

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Managing Ageing Successfully Means Continuing to Mature Well

TweetShare Somatic Education Exercises for Aging Exceptionally Well by Lawrence Gold Personal Page Certified Hanna somatic educator Popular belief holds that the pains and stiffness of aging are inevitable and to be expected: that aging results from time passing. “You’re … Continue reading

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Ending Chronic Back Pain

TweetShare  by +Lawrence Gold Credentials | Publications | Personal Page Certified Hanna Somatic Educator View Lawrence Gold’s profile CLICK FOR VIDEO MUSCLE/MOVEMENT MEMORY: the cause of back muscle spasms and chronic lower back pain Changing muscle/movement memory doesn’t involve “strength … Continue reading

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Regrow Cartilage

TweetShareQUESTION from a reader who asks how to regrow/repair cartilage: “Hi Lawrence. Do you have any information of how to 1) repair or regrow cartilage in the joints, hips specifically, and 2) how to eliminate bone spurs? I’m having great … Continue reading

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SuperSize That Somatic Exercise — The Diamond Penetration Technique | SuperPandiculation

TweetShareThe Diamond Penetration Technique is a way to get more done with less effort and less time, and more brainpower, in clinical sessions of Hanna somatic education(R) or with somatic exercises.  The maneuver enhances or potentizes pandiculation (“Whole Body yawn”) … Continue reading

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Relieving S-I Joint Pain | Understanding the Sacro-Iliac Joints

TweetShareIn investigating the conditions that can beset the sacro-iliac (henceforth, S-I) joints, I have arrived at a number of findings that make sense of the condition and point precisely to what we can do to relieve S-I joint pain. We … Continue reading

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Somatic Education | Intrinsic Action, Extrinsic Action and “The Controlling Moment”

TweetSharea deeper view of somatic education “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” So wrote Benjamin Franklin in Poor Richard’s Almanac. Failing that, another saying carries the point:  “The biggest problem could have been solved when it … Continue reading

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Back Spasms — The Inside Story | Stress Muscularly Expressed

TweetShare Back spasms catch us “unawares”, so to speak. But here’s the odd thing:  when a back spasm happens, it’s most often been coming for a long time. The Back Story of Most Back Pain Back during a period of … Continue reading

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TMJ Syndrome-TMD-Bruxism Treatments

TweetShareThis entry is for you if you have bruxism, orofacial pain, earaches, TMJ headaches, or clench your teeth at night. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Once again, I am drawn to address common practices used to alleviate common health conditions.  In this case, it’s … Continue reading

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Common Causes of TMJ Syndrome, Nocturnal Bruxism

TweetShareTMJ Syndrome (also known as “TMD” and “TMJD”) includes diverse symptoms caused by reflexive actions of the muscles of biting and chewing. It comes from brain-muscle conditioning (“muscle/movement memory”) caused by trauma and/or stress.  The term, “TMJ”, refers to the … Continue reading

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