Category Archives: tight hamstrings

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

Posted in hip pain, pain management, pain relief, somatic education, tight hamstrings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in pain management, pain relief, somatic education, stress management, tight hamstrings, TMJ Dysfunction / TMD | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in pain management, pain relief, somatic education, tight hamstrings | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

How to Free Tight Hamstrings

TweetShareThis entry discusses healthy hamstring movement, exercises to free tight hamstrings, and some of the consequences of tight hamstrings. Resources to a hamstring stretch substitute that produces superior results by retraining muscle/movement memory and to programs to improve agility appear at the end. … Continue reading

Posted in pain management, pain relief, stress management, tight hamstrings | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Changing Muscle Memory — Manual Manipulation vs. Neuromuscular Training/Somatic Education

TweetShareA basic understanding of muscle tone recognizes that the seat of control of muscles and movement is not muscles, but the brain, not “muscle memory” but “movement memory”, not “posture” but habitual or learned movement patterns (of which posture is … Continue reading

Posted in pain management, pain relief, somatic education, stress management, tight hamstrings | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments