Structural Integration is suitable for individual's with a variety of needs.
Chronic pain that is not disease related in origin and that has not responded to physical therapy or massage.
Chronic Pain that IS disease related will be researched and discussed with your therapist regarding the suitability or effectiveness of myofascial work. For example, fibromyalgiae can be helped in some circumstances.
Pains that are related to movement and that worsen with physical exercise can be reduced or eliminated by structural work. It is important that you first determine with your Medical Practitioner that the pain is not due to a medical condition such as a bulging disc, or a tumor.
Structural issues and discomfort that your physical therapist, trainer,chiropractor, acupuncturist or massage therapist recommend you for myofascial alignment to assist or deepen the work that they are doing with you.
Pain that has developed progressively after an accident or surgery, when the body never regained full functioning.
Reduced physical capacity due to "aging", surgery, injury.
Physical Expertise: Athletes, Dancers, Performers, Practitioners of Yoga, Pilates
Any individual who has a passion or livelihood depending on top alignment or capacity involving their body can improve their performance capacity, breathing capacity, balance, and stamina through structural integration.
Structural Integration and Craniosacral therapy assist and often speed the physical changes and pain associated with braces.
Loss of mobility, capacity and strength, the causes of which are related to tightening of myofascial planes, rotating of shoulder and hip girdles, as well as smaller joints.
Loss of flexibility or alignment that makes basic balancing more difficult.
The structural issues relating to osteoporosis can be addressed through gentle cranial sacral therapy in combination with Structural Integration techniques and myofascial release that is altered to meet the need for extremely delicate manipulation in relationship to the spine.
Structural Integration is an overhaul of how a person has developed habits of movement, that may have hardened into patterns in a person's stance, attitude, capacities, and emotional and mental outlook in life. Many people are instinctively attracted to Structural Integration during times of change in their life situations. They realize they need their body to change to update themselves to their present circumstances, letting go of old circumstances, or preparing for the situations and new demands that they are about to enter into.
Therefore, it is not uncommon for people to seek out Structural Integration when they are: