By Frank Wildman, Ph.D.
James Stephens, Ph,D .
A simple ranking of conditions responsive
to this form of therapy is as follows. As with all alternative therapies,
use of the Feldenkrais Method does not preclude the use of mainstream
medical therapies in addition.
Top level (ideally suited for these conditions):
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Closed head injuries
Head and neck pain
Irritable bowel syndrome
Open head injuries
Postsurgical tissue trauma
Repetitive stress injuries
Temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ)
Second level (one of
the better therapies for these conditions):
Third level (valuable adjunctive
therapy for these conditions):
- Lazy eye
- Periodic leg movement syndrome
- Sleep disorders
- Menstrual cramps