It always amazes me how often the simplest is the best! The following is from my kinesiology casebook.
After spending considerable time and effort with a quite complicated balance, on a client with a long-standing back problem, the client gets off the massage table and states that there was “no improvement”. This is always disappointing and upsetting too, as the client is still in pain! However one doesn’t like to let the client go in that state!
A few months before I had given a short talk on kinesiology to the local garden club, composed mainly of retired people and afterwards, an elderly lady had tapped me on the shoulder. She couldn’t believe it – for the past week she had not been able to turn her head and was in agony – she was booked to see a chiropractor the next day. After doing the Auricular exercises (TFH) or Thinking Caps (B/G), she found she could suddenly turn her head and the pain and discomfort had totally disappeared. She was a very happy lady.
Remembering this, I showed my client how to massage her ears and as she was doing so, she was amazed that when rubbing a specific spot on her ear, the pain vanished – again a very contented woman. Most probably, it was the balance that had done most of the work and the Thinking Caps was just the finishing touch. Whatever, it was a satisfactory conclusion.