Structural Integration / Rolfing® is a very personal process. It is important to remember that because no two people are alike, their experiences and the benefits they feel will never be exactly the same.
The main benefits of Structural Integration / Rolfing® include:
lower back pain
neck pain and shoulder stiffness
head pain, headaches and migraine
arm and hand pain
hip / pelvic pain
leg / knee / ankle / foot pain
increase in height
avoid ‘shrinking’ with age
better grace and poise
improved sense of balance
Deeper breath / better sense of well-being
better physical fitness
increase in physical strength
improved athletic efficiency
improved sports performance
Greater range of motion
better coordination and reflexes
more flexible body
Sensations of lightness and looseness
Freedom from old psychological patterns.
With improvements in posture and the body’s interaction with gravity, the body may also begin to heal itself of other illnesses that may not seem directly related to posture.
Many health as well as martial arts traditions emphasize the importance of good posture and the integrity of the spine as being essential to good health, physical strength and freedom from disease.