Manipulative and Body Based Practices

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 “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in.” –Author Unknown

 

What is Manipulative and body-based practices?

Manipulative and body-based practices encompass a system of therapies that use either manual manipulation or movement of one or more parts of the body to address structural or systematic imbalances of the bones and joints, the soft tissues, and the circulatory and lymphatic systems. These therapies include chiropractic, massage, rolfing, reflexology, and postural reeducation.

Types of Manipulative and body-based practices inlcude:
  • Acupressure
  • Bodywork
  • Bowen technique
  • Chiropractic
  • Craniosacral therapy
  • Indian head massage
  • Lomilomi
  • Manual lymphatic drainage
  • Massage therapy
  • Naprapathy
  • Osteopathic medicine
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rolfing Structural Integration
  • Shiatsu
  • Thai massage
  • Tui na
  • Watsu