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ROLFING

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What is Rolfing?

Rolfing, also known as Rolfing Structural Integration, is a holistic therapy developed by Dr. Ida P. Rolf in the mid-20th century. This technique focuses on deep tissue manipulation and movement education to realign and balance the body's structure, aiming to improve posture, relieve chronic pain, and enhance physical performance. The process involves a series of ten sessions, each targeting different aspects of the body's connective tissue, or fascia, to release tension and promote better alignment. Unlike traditional massage, Rolfing delves deeper into the fascia to address structural imbalances and improve the body's overall function. Benefits of Rolfing include improved posture, pain relief, increased mobility, and stress reduction. However, the intensity of the treatment can be uncomfortable, and it's essential to seek a certified practitioner. Rolfing is not a quick fix but a progressive therapy that requires commitment to achieve lasting results.

An initial consultation with our Providers is required to find out if you are a candidate for Rolfing Therapy.

If you are determined to be a candidate, we can perform your first procedure on the same day

What are the main benefits of Rolfing?

1

Enhanced Mobility

The deep tissue manipulation involved in Rolfing improves flexibility and range of motion. This allows for smoother and more fluid movements, which is advantageous for athletes and individuals with restricted mobility.

2

Increased Body Awareness

Through the process of Rolfing, clients become more attuned to their body’s alignment and movement patterns. This heightened body awareness can lead to better movement habits and a greater understanding of how to maintain physical health and balance.

3

Improved Posture

Rolfing realigns the body’s structure by manipulating the fascia, leading to better posture. This reduces strain on muscles and joints, promoting a more balanced and efficient stance.

Common Questions About
Rolfing
Can Rolfing help with chronic pain?

Yes, Rolfing can help alleviate chronic pain by addressing structural imbalances and tension in the fascia that contribute to discomfort.

Who can benefit from Rolfing?

Rolfing can benefit individuals with chronic pain, poor posture, limited mobility, athletes seeking to improve performance, and anyone interested in enhancing their overall body awareness and structural balance.

Can Rolfing be combined with other therapies?

Yes, Rolfing can be complementary to other therapies such as acupuncture, physical therapy, chiropractic care, and massage.

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