Month: August 2021

Biodynamic massage is an alternative therapeutic developed by Gerda Boyesen almost half a century ago. While still not officially accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association or the American Council of Chiropractors, it has become a kind of standard of care for thousands of therapists worldwide. Many professionals note that although many other kinds of massage have become popular over time, they find lots of the problems associated with western style chiropractic care, including aches and pains, stiffness, joint stiffness, and jaw pain, can be addressed through biodynamic massage. Some also note that while chiropractors are not always wrong, they sometimes don’t recognize issues that could easily be remedied with the techniques developed and taught by Boyesen and others. Still others note that some of their concerns about western medicine’s focus on pathology and its belief in causing disease through forced manipulation of the body have led to some skepticism about how successful massage therapies, irrespective of how gentle they are, might actually be.

Therapists who treat patients with such massage often note that they often don’t feel pain or soreness during or after…

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