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Positioned in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A. (MOVEMENT THERAPY)
What’s the the Alexander Approach strategy to posture and doing issues if you end up injured?
WE TEACH THE INJURED PERSON TO NOT WITHDRAW, HUNKER DOWN, OR SHUFFLE IN WALKING?
What does this imply in the way you do what you do as you get better from bodily harm?
Whenever you see somebody get round who has been injured, they virtually all the time hunker down, shuffle after they stroll, or favor an injured leg.
In the event that they’re in ache, they tense and lift they’re shoulders.
What’s it the injured particular person is doing with all of this shuffling, elevating of shoulders, and hunkering down?
I imagine they wish to go someplace and conceal and get better, and never take part on this planet, as a result of they’re hurting. What in the event that they should nonetheless take part, work and many others., particularly if the harm goes to take a very long time to heal?
THEN, THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE TEACHES YOU NOT TO FEED THE INJURY.
What doesn’t feeding the harm imply?
It means you probably have a leg harm, you progress in a mild form means, as near regular as you’ll be able to. This isn’t strolling being robust and stoic and attempting to cover the harm, by forcing your self to maneuver as unhurt outwardly as you’ll be able to.
That is strolling as near unhurt Alexander Approach good use strolling as you’ll be able to. However there isn’t any downside for those who can’t.
What do I imply?
If the harm is not going to help you stroll, to make use of the injured leg the identical means because the unhurt leg, then YOU DON’T!
What do you do?
YOU TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR WHOLE BODY AND CHOOSE WHAT WORKS, HEAD TO TOE, THAT ALLOWS YOU NOT TO HUNKER DOWN, OR TENSE AND DRAG YOUR LEG OR EXACERBATE THE INJURY.
You do what you should do to maneuver with launched muscle groups all through the physique. Once we’re injured we tense up head to toe to suppress the ache.
Does this work? NO!
Tensing up bodily is what we we do to suppress ache, bodily and/or emotional.
Once more, tensing up and hunkering down and locking your shoulders doesn’t work.
In reality it spreads the leg harm to your entire physique, and also you begin experiencing your entire physique as injured.
YOU ARE NOW INJURING YOUR WHOLE BODY!
Now, you do should compensate for an harm, however what the Alexander Approach teaches you to do isn’t feed the harm, to not use postural and motion compensations that lengthen restoration.
Once I get injured it’s an act of will for me to not lock my physique right down to suppress the ache.
Most of us do that, as a result of it’s what we’ve executed our entire lives, and it appears to be what injured people are hardwired to do.
WHAT THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE OFFERS THE CLIENT IS A WAY TO CONSCIOUSLY ASSIST THEIR BODY IN RECOVERY BY NOT JUST RELYING ON TIME AND WISHFUL THINKING THAT YOU’LL GET BETTER.
You do have a option to get better extra rapidly and kindly.