Manual Muscle Testing is consistently under fire for being inconsistent. The pain science people and the movement aficionados love to target MMT to boost their own ideals. At every turn they point out the inaccuracies found in manual muscle testing. And you know what?
Happy NKTiversary to me! Today marks my 5th year as a NKT practitioner. I can’t even begin to describe how this method and this community has influenced my career. That first night of class I was floored. In four small hours David Weinstock had cleared up and destroyed everything I had been doing, not doing, …
There are moments of inspiration that happen in practice that ignite a spark and set your soul on fire. Little things that amount to big things that end up becoming life changing things. Lately, I’ve been so fueled by these things that I feel compelled to share.
Speed Camps. Jump Training. Agility Training. Explosive Movement. These are some images and catch phrases that come to mind when considering optimizing athletic performance. What happens, though, when you go through all of those classes and you don’t get the results you expected? What happens when ‘Beast Mode’ is closer to ‘Mediocre Mode’? For starters, you’re …
Hurry, hurry! Don’t be late! It’s time for a very important date. Follow me, the rabbit beckons, down through the tunnel to the NKT Party.
Which came first? Did you have pain first and then your movements suffered? Or were your movements wonky and then you had pain? Think about this conundrum too long and you’ll scramble your brain.
NKT® identifies movement imbalances by using a unique protocol to determine what functions are neurologically disconnected and what functions are compensating for them. Adding this approach to what you already do in practice utilizing visual or orthopedic assessments, manual or self release techniques, and corrective rehabilitation systems will allow you to help restore proper movement patterns and reprogram the MCC.
By doing so you will stop chasing symptoms and start finding causes.
Hardware Issues are one of my practice pet peeves. There are hardware issues, such as adhesions, that I can address with a number of skills. Then there are actual hardware issues, such as replacement parts with nuts and bolts, that I can do nothing for. While I can clear dysfunction in the surrounding structures and you can get significant relief, it’s not a lasting change. At that point, I can accept and hope you can too, that your situation is quite literally out of my hands. Hence the pet peeve. I think I may have control issues. insertsarcasticgasphere
Is sex painful? Not by choice or lifestyle, but in actual function? Is it lackluster? Having trouble with libido, erections, or orgasm? Are you blushing yet? A healthy sex life is one of life’s greatest pleasures and should be enjoyed thoroughly. Ask anyone who doesn’t have a healthy sex life and they’ll agree. This article isn’t all about fun and games though.
It’s acknowledged time and again by all in the know. One of the best perks of being a Neurokinetic Therapy® practitioner is access to the worldwide network. You can ask a question and get an answer any time of day. Which may actually be the next day depending on location. So does that mean we’re getting advice from the future?