Thoughts and Comments 

Here you’ll find postings that I feel may be worthy of sharing with everyone.

Eventually I’ll include case comments, unusual and complex case results, and some of the remarkable treatment successes, and my thoughts regarding the treatments that weren’t so successful (sadly, we can’t fix everyone).

You’ll find here as well, Travell & Simons excerpts, my sometimes nerdy Trigger Point ramblings, and more.


In some individuals, high levels of anxiety are expressed in the form of muscle tension. Many muscles are held in sustained contraction that overloads them and perpetuates myofascial trigger points.

  • Travell and Simons
  • Myofascial Pain and
  • Dysfunction, The Trigger Point
  • Manual; 1999; pg. 221

A Story of Inspiration

My husband suffered from low back pain for years & has spent a small fortune on massages, chiropractors, acupuncture, etc. and they all helped in the short term, but the pain eventually came back.   One day, he picked up a brochure about Trigger Point Bodywork & decided to give... Read more
Pat L
Nanaimo, B.C.