Is MMT Legit?

Not MMT as in Manual Movement Therapy, which is me. We're going to discuss MMT as in Manual Muscle Testing. 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 [...]

Meet yourself where you’re at.

You’ve done everything that you were supposed to do. You’ve seen the Doctors and the Specialists, taken all the meds that they’ve dished out, and now you’re medicating the side effects. You’ve tried physical therapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic, crystal healing, chakra cleansing, aura fluffing, essential oil raining, yoga, pilates, meditation, past life regression, anything [...]

What is Therapy Localization?

Therapy Localization or ‘TL’ is one of the most underutilized and effective diagnostic tools available to Therapists that use Manual Muscle Testing in practice. But what is therapy localization and how do we use it? Origin Story TL was first used by Goodheart as a diagnostic tool for Applied Kinesiology (AK). AK is one of [...]

What is #protectthehuman

It’s pure instinct in its most primitive form. Our Systems are working together assessing and processing input from internal and external sources, conscious and subconscious, in order to keep us safe. #protectthehuman In times of trauma and/or excessive stress our Systems can become overwhelmed. We all know how that feels. We can have a million [...]

I make the complex simple.

We humans overcomplicate everything. I don’t know about you, but my eyes glaze over as I’m trying to keep updated on the latest research. Pouring over white papers for hours simply because I need to reread the same paragraph 9 times in order to actually process each word. “If you can’t explain it to a [...]

Recovery Strategy

By listening to what your body is telling you, you have become aware. When we become aware we can then seek to create change. Seeking change by pursuing holistic therapies is a cornerstone in an effective recovery strategy. When your body feels good, when you can move freely, when your mind is less cluttered, you [...]

Understanding Pain

You're in pain and frustrated. Pain takes over every aspect of your life. It’s mentally exhausting and it can be an emotional wrecking ball. Physically, pain can drain you of every ounce of energy you once possessed. Pain can sneak its way into your life and take away precious moments you will never get back. [...]

Movement Explorations

When we fear movements we avoid those movements and then we enter a feedback loop of fear avoidance. Breaking free of the feedback loop requires non threatening movement.  After injuries it is our natural inclination to ‘baby it’. Treading lightly and with great care we avoid any movements or jostling that may cause aggravation. This [...]

Hardware vs Software

Hardware vs Software is a hot topic in the health and fitness industry. It can spark heated debates surrounding what can be done and what can't be done. What is software? What is hardware? What is the controversy and why does it matter? What is Software? Software is flexible, malleable, and can be changed. When [...]