A mind-body technique in which individuals learn how to modify their physiology for the purpose of improving physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health. This may include gaining voluntary control over things such as heart rate, muscle tension, blood flow, pain perception, and blood pressure. It requires active participation by the patient, and often regular practice between training sessions. It involves more training than treatment.
- Improve mind-body relationship to establish improved muscle contraction and movement or decrease muscle activity while moving.
- Improve chronic pain by helping you identify tight muscles and then learn to relax those muscles
- May help relieve the discomfort of conditions like low back pain, abdominal pain, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), and fibromyalgia.
- Tension headaches.
- Chronic pain.
- Spasmic Torticollis.
- Decreased muscle activation
- Associated to post-surgical function