Yoga for self medication
This is a great version of self medication: yoga!
From Ruth M. Buczynski, PhD
“Exercise like walking can help improve circulation, reduce your risk of stroke, and even improve your sex life.
But, there is only one type of exercise that is scientifically proven to release this feel-good chemical in the brain.
Click here to find out what it is.
PS This study even included brain scans to show how this exerciseaffects the brain.”
Ruth M. Buczynski, PhD
President and Licensed Psychologist
The National Institute for the Clinical
Application of Behavioral Medicine
Shoulder restrictions are the results of falls (acute trauma), flawed weight lifting technique (chronic postural/ overuse issues), and are affected by visceral connective tissue like pleural adhesions, and the connective tissue around the liver and kidney.
Solving motion restrictions in the body include working at the joint (a more traditional physical therapy approach), and looking beyond the immediate joint to a more global whole body practice. For instance easing the connective tissue around the gall bladder that pulls on C4 or the liver or kidney ligamenture may be called for.
Yes release the cervical or other neural inflammation sources in the brachial plexus. Balance the glenoid humeral joint space pec minor, teres. Do post isometric release for the trigger points in the trapezius, teres, tricep, pec. Yes relax the tight short stuff first and then get sensorimotor training, like train-up the lower trapezius and deltoid. And take a look at any thoracic and abdominal visceral restrictions.