05 Sep Massage Video: The Science of Pain
Massage therapist are all about pain…
Massage therapist are all about pain… it’s the focus of our profession… we don’t talk about it that way… in my West Houston Massage practice, I always try to focus on the positive, affirming what the results of a massage will be. Still, making pain less or making it disappear entirely… or creating a space of relaxation so your body, mind, heart and soul can settle into pain-free state is what we do. We actually study a lot about pain in massage school… the anatomy of the body and how pain works to pathology and the pain illness brings.
Muscle pain, skin pain, neuropathic pain… from the acute pain of cutting your finger to the prolonged chronic pain of a neuromuscular disorder… every wondered about the science of pain? How does the body work in regards to pain? And why do we even have it anyway?! Well, most important it tells you all you need to know about the dangers of your surroundings and how to survive them. Still, pain in our bodies is a system that was developed long ago and sometimes goes awry. In this quick and fun video from the vlogbrothers series, the science of pain is explored and demonstrated in a beautifully, hilarious way: