Spina Bifida

Science / Genetics / Spina Bifida: A congenital condition that results from altered fetal development of the spinal cord, part of the neural plate fails to join together and bone and muscle are unable to grow over this open section.

Spinal Cord

Science / Biology / Spinal Cord: A cylinder of nerve tissue extending from the brain stem; receives sensory information and sends output motor signals; with the brain, forms the central nervous system. Nerve cell collections extendin MORE

Spinal Release

Health / Massage / Spinal Release: Spinal release allows therapists to correct distortions of the central nervous system and restore the body’s center of gravity. The therapist works with techniques that address the eight muscle grou MORE

Spina Bifida

Science / Genetics / Spina Bifida: A congenital condition that results from altered fetal development of the spinal cord, part of the neural plate fails to join together and bone and muscle are unable to grow over this open section. MORE

Seated Spinal Twist (Maricyasana)

Health / Yoga / Seated Spinal Twist (Maricyasana): A twist pose. Sit in Rod or Staff pose. Bend one leg into your thigh and rotate your upper body against the leg. MORE

Dynamic Spinal Therapy

Health / Massage / Dynamic Spinal Therapy: Dynamic spinal therapy was developed by Rolf Ott in Rapperswil, Switzerland, in the 1980s. The technique works with the body’s posture and energetic (acupuncture) system and consists of three parts: MORE

Half Spinal Twist (Ardha Matsyendrasana)

Health / Yoga / Half Spinal Twist (Ardha Matsyendrasana): A twisted pose. Sit in Rod or Staff pose with your feet under your buttocks. Bend one leg into the thigh and across the other leg tightly. Rotate your upper body opposite your bended leg. Extend both MORE

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