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"Williamson's true gift is guidance in understanding the connection among body movement, self awareness, and relaxation."—Library Journal
"This book contains the keys to living fully and freely in your body."—Christine Northrup, MD, author of Mother-Daughter Wisdom and Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
"Everyone in pain, and those who treat them, should read this book."—Karen Margolis, MD, Senior Clinical Investigator, HealthPartners Research Foundation; Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School
"Muscular Retraining for Pain-Free Living is an important contribution to the literature on diagnosis and treatment of musculo-skeletal problems."—Douglas W. Brown, MD, President, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine; former Team Physician, U.S. National Soccer Teams (1986–2004)
"Craig Williamson has written a brilliant book: clear, concise, and profound. Reading it may not only change your awareness of your body, it may also change your life."—Donald Hankinson, DO, Director of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at Maine Medical Center
"Craig has paid his dues in many years of exploring the field, from the arts to psychotherapy to the biomechanical sciences. His book is a breath of fresh air—an appeal to the innate but largely unused power of our kinesthetic intelligence to heal and 'right' ourselves."—Tom Myers, LMT, NCTMB, author of Anatomy Trains
"I recommend Muscular Retraining for Pain-Free Living for yoga teachers as well as anyone who wants to move with better function, elegance, and ease."—Judith Hanson Lasater, PhD, physical therapist and yoga teacher since 1971; author of six books, including A Year of Living Your Yoga
"Craig Williamson's Muscular Retraining for Pain-Free Living is a revelation for people who seek relief from chronic bodily pain. It is a book about healing that works, because Craig knows the vital importance of awareness to healthy living."—Robert K. Hall, MD, cofounder Lomi School; author of Out of Nowhere; Dharma teacher
"Muscular Retraining for Pain-Free Living opens the door to healing through increased awareness—for professionals, athletes, dancers, and people in the street. Author Craig Williamson extends an invitation to all readers to discover their own habitual patterns and transform connections between their minds and bodies. I recommend it to students and teachers alike as an accessible and useful guide to come back to again and again."—June Vail, Professor of Dance, Bowdoin College
Craig Williamson, MSOT, is an occupational therapist who treats patients with persistent pain problems. He is the pioneer of Somatic Integration (www.somaticintegration.com), an approach to muscular pain relief that includes muscular retraining techniques and specific, targeted exercises. He lives and practices in Portland, Maine.
Really informative book! Learned a lot! I wish there was a DVD to go with the book though. It would be much easier to do the exercises if I can visualize them!Published 7 months ago by Sammy
I checked got this book from the library and liked it so much I bought my own so I could have it to do the exercises that are in here.Published 10 months ago by Julie M.
Great book for everybody who suffers with chronic pain. Must read.Published 10 months ago by Alexandra Novotny
The book is very helpful and full of useful information about how our muscles and joints work. I agree with the author that the text should be read before the exercises are... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Pangloss One
Very easy to read and understand for anyone with a background in physiology, body/mind work, or any physical art, be it yoga, dance, or physical therapy. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Rima C Sala
I am enjoying the book, have put some of the exercises to use and been relieved of some of my painful muscles. Would like to have the pictures clearer. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Ruth Fenton
This book was a total revelation. It woke me up to my lifelong condition of chronic tension and the reasons for my current pain. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Jean
Craig has developed a series of wonderful exercises that really help with back and body aches and pains.
Great illustrations in helping to do the exercises correctly. Read more