Louise Tremblay

The Therapeutic Pause in Osteopathy and Manual Therapy

The Somatosensory Integration Time

  • Verlag: Handspring
  • ISBN: 9781909141360
  • 2015, 144 pages


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Osteopathy, and Bowen therapy in particular, emphasises the importance
of making therapeutic pauses during treatments.
But it is not explained why a pause should be incorporated
into the treatment session, just that it is important to do so.
This book is based on research which attempted to understand
and identify the physiology that might justify the inclusion of pauses during treatment.
It also looked at how much the pause was used within osteopathic treatment in general.

table of contents:
Aforeword by R. Paul Lee
Chapter 1. Speaking the language of the body
Chapter 2. Allostasis and limbic touch to maintain homeostasis
Chapter 3. Integration time in osteopathy
Chapter 4. Integration time in other manual therapies
Chapter 5. Conceptual analysis
Appendix I Synaptic plasticity
Appendix II Dr. Guimberteau’s observations
Appendix III The CSF and collagenic fascial fiber
Appendix IV Extraocular circadian phototransduction
Appendix V What the therapist can observe during and after a still point
Appendix VI The encoding of tactile forces in the primary somatosensory cortex


Louise Tremblay

Louise Tremblay

Louise Tremblay studied acupuncture and has practised classical homeopathy for 20 years. Her interest in manual therapy started in 1996 with Bowen therapy. To understand the amazing results of Bowen, she studied osteopathy for six years. She also teaches Niromathe method with contagious enthusiasm. Her school AIMTC (International Academy of…