Editor’s note: This article is an excellent description of what Rolfing can do to assist a client who is experiencing dental problems. While I had my client in Scottsdale I worked with many dentist, orthodontists and oral surgeons. Rolfing can certainly help. Benjamin Shield, Ph.D., a Rolfer in Los Angeles wrote this article as much for dental and Rolfing patients as he wrote it for dentists. It is long, but if you have one of these problems you will appreciate reading it.
This article will explore the symbiotic partnership between the dental profession and manual therapeutics. It is intended as an interface for communications with dental professionals. It is meant as a primer for the dentist, as most manual therapist will already be aware of the information contained here. It will focus on the evaluation and treatment of functional disorders such as sensory disturbances, headaches, neuralgias, endocrine dysfunction, and autonomic nervous system imbalances. [Read more…]