Connective Tissue Treatment

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on Connective Tissue Treatment...

Connective tissue treatment

Connective tissue is the master connecting organ of your body - integrating movement, the brain, circulation, immune function, and emotional expression.
The toll of whiplash

The toll of whiplash

Whiplash has a long term impact: pain, fatigue, mood swings, arthritis, and other symptoms can persist for years. You need a multi-system approach to healing.
Guest article: Touch & healing – what’s depth got to do with it?

Guest article: Touch & healing – what’s depth got to do with it?

Touch has a broad spectrum of healing benefits; oftentimes lighter massage techniques trigger these beneficial effects more effectively than deeper methods.
Palpation is more accurate than I thought

Palpation is more accurate than I thought

I use palpation as one of my primary diagnostic tools. My years of experience give me confidence that I’m picking ...
Brilliant biological design

Brilliant biological design

https://youtu.be/0EkEsTafD38 Did you know that spiders tune their silk threads so they can “hear” where on the ...
Stretching your IT Band doesn’t help much – but here’s an alternative

Stretching your IT Band doesn’t help much – but here’s an alternative

To relieve stress on the IT Band you have to learn to shift your weight properly.
Research on NeuroTactile® Therapy and Heart Rate Variability

Research on NeuroTactile® Therapy and Heart Rate Variability

Latest research on NeuroTactile® Therapy using heart rate variability as an outcome measure.
Guest article on Trigger Points

Guest article on Trigger Points

My colleague Nancy Sheehan is a massage therapist I recommend in Cranbury, NJ. Check out an article she's ...
Another reason bouncing back from an injury can be a challenge

Another reason bouncing back from an injury can be a challenge

Once you've injured your muscles or joints, it can be a challenge to return to full activity without further risk. ...

How I palpate for restrictions of movement flow

Active and passive palpation techniques are ideal for finding zones of movement restriction in the body.
Tight hip joints and what you can do about them

Tight hip joints and what you can do about them

Useful limbering exercises for tight hip joints.
Craniosacral Therapy: More is More? Or Less is More?

Craniosacral Therapy: More is More? Or Less is More?

Craniosacral therapy is the gentlest form of body work that releases restriction of the connective tissues.

The natural treatment for pain that starts with your brain

The brain plays a central role in the pain experience.

Tendon Problems and Your Brain

The brain is invariably involved in chronic tendon problems, and creative treatment solutions are needed.

Got Tight Hamstrings?

Stretching doesn't necessary help your muscles to become less stiff. But it has an effect on the brain.

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