Cathryn Jakobson Ramin Has Advice for Feldenkrais® Practitioners

In Members, The Back by MaryBeth Smith

In our recent visit with Cathryn Jakobson Ramin, she shared her insights about chronic pain from her own experience, and from her contact with thousands of readers who have shared their stories with her since the 2017 publication of her book, Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery. She continues to seek out Feldenkrais® …

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Noticing WHEN Your Low Back Hurts Offers Insights Beyond Only WHERE

In Chronic Pain, The Back by MaryBeth Smith

by Brent Shaub, GCFPArticle originally appeared on the Embody Wisdom Today blog. Questions guide attention.  Asking the right question helps you to understand the cause and effects of your low back tension.  When pain persists, its presence answers where and how severe. Successful approaches address the symptoms at their source.  Sometimes lifestyle might exacerbate a problem. Asking “When does it …

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Cathryn Jakobson Ramin on Back Pain and the Feldenkrais Method®

In Chronic Pain, News, The Back by MaryBeth Smith

Investigative reporter Cathryn Jakobson Ramin is the author of “Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery.” From her first-hand experience as a back-pain sufferer, and from extensive research, interviews, and site visits, her book brings new public awareness to the prevalence of dangerous and ineffective treatments, devices, and pharmaceuticals offered to desperate people in …

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Got Pain, but no Time? Try a short Feldenkrais® Lesson!

In Awareness Through Movement Lessons, Chronic Pain, News, The Back by Ira Feinstein

Can you remember being Pain-Free When was the last time you got through a day without experiencing any pain? If you’re one of the 100 million Americans who, according to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, deals with pain on a daily basis, it’s possible that you don’t even remember what living pain-free felt like. And then there …