CHRONIC ILLNESSES AND CONDITIONS

Stress and Chronic conditions

Eustress is a term for positive stress that doesn’t harm a person but instead encourages them and makes them stronger. You can compare it to inflammation – without a certain level of inflammation, the body cannot function…

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Illnesses of the 21st century

Chronic muscle tension serves to suppress the perception of unwanted and dangerous impulses from the body. Their expression to the environment through movements, speech, gaze, posture is limited.

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WHEN UNKNOWN PAIN APPEARS

The reason behind the painful movement is that it is too big of a disorder, not enough control over your body and lack of feeling, all of which the body warns us about. And with that, we can see how wrong our attitude…

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PROPERTIES OF PAIN AND CHRONIC PAIN

Most injuries influence our body tissues and the neurons in our pain system, including those inside our brain and spine, causing neuropathic pain. It occurs due to neurons that make up a kind of map for pain…

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REDUCTION AND ELIMINATION OF SCOLIOSIS

Although scoliosis may also be associated with the genetic picture, stress is an important factor in idiopathic scoliosis. The basic principle of human functioning is as follows: Our brains control the muscles based on feelings…

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CHRONIC PAIN ATTRIBUTED TO AGING

People attribute pain to aging and use old age as an excuse. But the AEQ method, a method of gentle conscious movements, does not recognize this concept, and in the workshops I explain how teachers of the…

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SPORTS INJURIES

The meaning of order, rules and orderliness can be better understood by comparing sports similar to one another, such as running on the long track and speed walking. Injuries that athletes get when running are common…

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PAINFUL MENSTRUATION

Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for menstrual cramps caused by uterine contractions, and it is similar to contractions at childbirth. The uterus (which is a muscle) mildly contracts throughout a woman’s menstrual cycle, however…

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CONTROLLING THE MUSCLES

The main purpose of learning better muscle control is to achieve mastery. Muscle control involves much more than improving the ability to contract them. It includes increasing the ability to relax (expand) muscles, which…

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HEADACHES

There are three general types of headaches: sinus headaches, migraine headaches and tension headaches. All three types are triggered by two conditions that cause muscle tension, i.e. injury and stress, and all three types usually…

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PAIN IN THE FEET AND HIPS

Why? Because the knee joint (connects the two parts of the knee) can move only in the direction backwards and forward and cannot bend in any other angle. If we move our foot to the left or the right, the knee doesn’t move…

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THE PAINS OF THE MODERN WAY OF LIVING

Most of them tell me that they have problems sitting up straight for the entire workday: sooner or later, they notice how slouched they are. Such daily forced posture slowly but inevitably wears out the body and causes pain;

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NECK PAIN

Cervical vertebrae are part of the spinal column, and we tend to forget that when we talk about neck pain. If you can’t or don’t know how to move the rest of your spine (back), the neck seems stiff to you, limited in its mobility.

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SCIATICA

Typical sciatica is radiating shooting pain that starts in the buttocks (usually on one side only), and this pain extends down the back of the thigh, even into the foot. Sensations may include numbness, burning sensation of pain…

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BACK PAIN

Most people with lower back pain are well aware of how much suffering, sacrifices and time it takes to eliminate that pain. You might have tried stretching, physical therapy, massage, chiropractic, acupuncture, painkillers, or even…

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HUNCHED POSTURE

It is a common belief among the teachers of (correct) posture and therapists that the weak back and neck muscles are to blame for the hunched posture. But from my experience, the over-strained muscles on the front of the body…

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PLANTAR FASCIITIS

Plantar fasciitis is recognized as a stabbing pain on the bottom of a foot, near the heel, and can spread to the foot arch and the toes. It is caused by an injury of the plantar fascia, a connective band of tissue that runs from the…

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TRAUMA REFLEX AND INJURIES

Injuries can be caused by a blow or a fall. When a blow is anticipated, we instinctively turn away from it, which leads to getting hit on the side of our body. Those muscles then reflexively contract so that they form a shield.

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HIPS, KNEES AND FEET

Especially active sporty people are prone to these injuries. Many of my clients decided to take up learning of the AEQ method because of their knee problems. Furthermore, I’ve noticed the majority of my clients have the…

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HALLUX VALGUS

With the AEQ method, we approached this problem more broadly and deeply, looking in the unconscious. We believe that the deformity of the big toe results from years of changes in movement patterns and attitudes towards…

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HERNIATED DISC

The intervertebral disc consists of a jelly-like center (nucleus pulposus) and an outer fibrous ring. After puberty, because the disc is not vascularized and therefore has more reduced ability to regenerate, degenerative changes…

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