The Healing Power of Touch

The sense of touch is the least researched yet most potent influence on human health, communication, and emotional expression. Discover how you can harness the power of touch to guide and support your journey towards improved heath.

The Cognidiet TV interview

Here are some of Dr. Lavine’s articles on Touch and Health

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 ...
The importance of touch – Dr. Lavine interviewed by Veronique Cardon

The importance of touch – Dr. Lavine interviewed by Veronique Cardon

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How touch strengthens your immune system

How touch strengthens your immune system

Touching is a powerful way to strengthen the immune system.
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.
Why is touch so important?

Why is touch so important?

Touch is important because it reduces stress and improves health.
Why is it important to be touched?

Why is it important to be touched?

A podcast on the TED Radio Hour on touch.
How I palpate for restrictions of movement flow

How I palpate for restrictions of movement flow

Active and passive palpation techniques are ideal for finding zones of movement restriction in the body.

Why I am a chiropractor

The field of chiropractic embodies the important trends emerging in scientific health care.
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.

Latest Research on Touch and Health

Summaries of four recent scientific articles in the growing field of touch and health.
New Evidence on NeuroTactile® Therapy (bindegewebsmassage)

New Evidence on NeuroTactile® Therapy (bindegewebsmassage)

Research on the effects of Neurotactile Therapy shows that it increases blood flow and affects autonomic nervous system regulation.

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