After eight years with the Philadelphia Orchestra, C.J. Chang, the principal viola, says he “couldn’t really play more than 10 minutes without severe pain.” Doctors diagnosed an overgrown muscle in his right hand, but neither massage nor ultrasound provided relief. A colleague recommended that Chang try an alternative therapy known as Rolfing®. After the fifth or sixth treatment, Chang says, he felt his “whole hand just freeing” and was able to resume his career.
Rolfing®: No Longer a Fringe Therapy, a long-ignored treatment for chronic pain goes mainstream, an interesting article By Rett Fisher
Authors: Rett Fisher, Contributor