Massage & Bodywork

September/October 2012

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Manipulation W e have all had the client who cannot stop cracking his back, chest, fingers, or neck. Even during the intake process, he is continually rotating his head in a circle and scrunching his shoulders around his ears, or twisting his low back to show you what movement he can no longer do. He may even thrust his chest forward and arms backward, trying to get a good crack. In the chiropractic business, he's called the "self-manipulator," the "self-adjustor," or the "do-it-yourself chiropractor." I call it being "addicted to crack." 92 massage & bodywork september/october 2012 can massage break the cycle? SYNDROME By W. David Bond OveR

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