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What’s the the Alexander Method method to posture and doing issues when you’re 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 recuperate from bodily harm?
If you see somebody get round who has been injured, they virtually at all times hunker down, shuffle once 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 recuperate, and never take part on this planet, as a result of they’re hurting. What in the event that they need to nonetheless take part, work and so forth., 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 type manner, as near regular as you possibly can. This isn’t strolling being powerful and stoic and attempting to cover the harm, by forcing your self to maneuver as unhurt outwardly as you possibly can.
That is strolling as near unhurt Alexander Method good use strolling as you possibly can. However there is no such thing as a downside should you 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 manner 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 it’s worthwhile to do to maneuver with launched muscular tissues 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.
The truth is it spreads the leg harm to your complete physique, and also you begin experiencing your complete physique as injured.
YOU ARE NOW INJURING YOUR WHOLE BODY!
Now, you do need to compensate for an harm, however what the Alexander Method teaches you to do just isn’t feed the harm, to not use postural and motion compensations that delay 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 finished our complete 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 recuperate extra shortly and kindly.