A New Therapeutic Technology for our Animal Companions
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(link to the beginning of Article)I know that's a mouthful. Perhaps the simplest analogy to explain this technology is to envision a time when you awoke in the middle of the night with your night shirt or nightgown twisted uncomfortably tight around you, such that you couldn’t easily move and the constriction was distressing enough to wake you from a sound sleep. So when you awoke, what did you do to relieve your suffering? You diagnosed the problem and instituted a remedy or healing solution that resulted in relief from the structural and functional derangement. It wasn’t rocket science, you merely straightened out your sleeping attire, thereby relieving the imbalance, and promptly returned to a comfortable rest.
Another if more fanciful way of understanding the application of NMR-T is the following. Let us for a moment visualize your companion's body as the earth and all of the Plate Tectonic interactions, that produce immeasurable structural stresses and strains, are that which is causing your Pet’s distress and incapacity. Having diagnosed the problem, if one could determine what directional force(s), at what depth, and over what duration, that would eliminate all of the structural stress and strain at these plate boundaries, then in theory one could bring the entire earth into balance and eliminate the specter of violent temblors and volcanism. A silly thought experiment I realize, however this "Disneyesque" metaphor nonetheless expresses a pretty accurate description of Neuromyofascial Release Therapy for animals. Examples of NMR-T Procedure below.