Do You Need Rolfing? Take Our Quiz to Find Out

Written by Chris Corrales

December 6, 2021

There are many different types of bodywork and massage treatments available. Rolfing is one such treatment that has been around for years and it’s still going strong. It is a deep tissue massage technique that uses pressure on the fascia, muscles, and joints to release tension and create long-lasting change. The goal is not only pain relief but also to improve your posture, balance, range of motion, flexibility, coordination. This article will walk through how to take the rolfing test so you can find out if this type of treatment would be right for you.

How Can I Tell If Rolfing Is The Right Treatment For Me?

    Everyone has their idea of what makes them feel better and happier, maybe it’s a glass of wine, time alone to decompress after work, or a long run. Rolfing is another one of those ideas that may sound like something you’ve never heard before but could be the best thing for your body. Rolfing is an alternative medical treatment that focuses on realigning muscles and connective tissue to improve posture and overall physical balance within the body. The goal is to create structural changes so people can move with greater ease and less pain than they did before they sought out this treatment option. Take this quiz to find out if you need a Rolfing.

Have you been told that your posture is bad or poor?

    Rolfing is an alternative treatment used to treat postural problems as well as other physical ailments such as back pain or chronic neck, shoulder, or knee injuries. Many chiropractors perform Rolfing treatments on their patients because it can help realign the spine after traditional manipulation has been performed during a session.

Do you have a job that requires sitting for long periods at a desk, using the computer constantly without taking breaks?

    Rolfing offers relief from physical stress that occurs when we sit all day long at our desk jobs with no movement. Most people love their office job but spend more than eight hours per day seated behind a computer screen working away at their business venture. Sitting down so often without moving increases muscle tightness which leads to bodily discomforts such as back pain, headaches, jaw pain, and neck pain.

Have injuries from sports and accidents left your body out of whack?

    Rolfing involves manipulating the fascia underneath your skin to help correct structural imbalances which can lead to chronic pain or injuries. It doesn’t involve breaking down scar tissue from past injuries but rather focuses on realigning the fascial structure so that everything moves together as nature intended. In short, it hurts really bad but makes life afterward much better than before.

When something hurts do you ignore it hoping it will go away on its own instead of seeking medical treatment?

    If so, you might be a good candidate for Rolfing. Rolfing is a form of alternative medicine that treats the body as an interconnected system rather than separate parts. Like many treatments used in holistic wellness, it can help heal what mainstream medical professionals may diagnose as chronic pain or even structural misalignment problems such as scoliosis and other similar conditions

Does back pain or neck stiffness limit what activities you can participate in?

    Do you struggle with discomfort or pain? Do your muscles feel tight and knotted most of the time? If so, do not be surprised if you are struggling to maintain a healthy posture. The upright position can cause strain on certain parts of your body which may lead to chronic pain over time. Rolfing is an effective treatment for restoring health in patients who experience muscle tension frequently due to their work routines, hobbies, exercise programs, and many more.

Has a doctor or medical professional ever suggested that you consider Rolfing treatments?

    If so, then maybe it is time to explore this option further. Ask questions about the procedure and recovery process, how many sessions will be needed to get results, what kind of relief can I expect after treatment ends, before committing yourself to any particular course of action.

Do you experience neck, shoulder, knee, or hip pain?

    Rolfing can help alleviate chronic muscle strain by realigning your joints so that everything moves together as it should. It reduces tension in the muscles which helps improve range of motion and flexibility while also reducing tightness and stiffness associated with sports injuries and poor posture habits over time.

    If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then we think it is worth your time and effort to take our quiz. We will help you find out if this treatment will work for you by asking a few simple questions about your lifestyle and medical history. You may be surprised at how much better life can feel once all those pesky aches and pains are gone. Give us a call today so we can get started on helping you live pain-free.

Are You an Athlete Experiencing Pain But Don’t Know Where to Turn for Help?

MedicinEvolution Bodywork Beyond Massage’s Beyond Ergonomics gives athletes and desk professionals solutions to their pain problems. Body imbalances, repetitive use, and lack of movement are the cause of many injuries and pain. Beyond Ergonomics helps you discover your imbalances and create change. MedicinEvolution’s purpose is to reduce pain and other symptoms that you haven’t had luck with. MedicinEvolution Bodywork Beyond Massage is the solution for many problems plaguing your body.  Make your appointment today!

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