The body is an incredible organism and it will recover from insult and injury with remarkable resilience. However, as any energy therapist or bodyworker will tell you, it retains the memory of pain and trauma at a subtle level even when the grosser symptoms of injury appear to have healed. We know this, not least…

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There is something very calming and balanced about Jan Trewartha. She is soft-spoken and walks like a ballerina, as if drawn up by that invisible thread we always hear about when speaking of perfect posture. I bluster in and set my huge handbag, laden with books and various flotsam and jetsam, down heavily in the…

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We become therapists because we care about others. Often we follow our chosen path because, in a way, it chooses us; we have direct experience of the therapy or it has helped someone we know and we are naturally drawn to explore it further. Those of us who are bodyworkers are tactile people, with hands…

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Name: Alex Lamb Age: 51 The Treatment: Body Realignment Therapy The problem: After major surgery on my left leg, my recovery was both physically and emotionally painful. Although the operation had been a success, I couldn’t walk unaided and was housebound for three months. I gained a stone and felt miserable, bored, isolated and depressed.…

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TREATMENT: Body Realignment session at the Windsor Acupuncture Clinic, 5a St Leonards Road, Windsor. THE SCIENCE: The treatment releases tense muscles and positions that people have been holding themselves in, to cope with emotional or physical tension. The muscles are released by placing the body in the position they became unbalanced. This allows circulation to…

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