INTEGRATED POSITIONAL THERAPY
with Patricia Smith
Community Wellness Center
27209 Hwy 189
Blue Jay, CA 92317
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"If you’ve ever sprained your right ankle, only to discover a week later that your left hip is bothering you, then you understand. When one part of the body suffers, the rest of the body runs to its aid under the guise of support and protection. While this may be a necessary protection, the result can be an unbalanced network of muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bones. Injury, repetitive stress, and compensation all create pain that can manifest as sleeplessness, difficulty concentrating, headaches, or migraines." Lee Albert
Clients must wear a face covering and be CoVid symptom free (no fever, cough, congestion, or runny nose, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, headaches, new loss of taste or smell, fatigue, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea).
As always, consult with your health care provider if you have concerns about recent CoVid exposure or concerns about IPT and your medical needs. IPT is not a substitute for medical care.
Phone, text or email if you have any questions or for an appointment.
Please call or text 909 227-1614 for Appointment
Weekend Appointments Available
Patricia Smith, DrPH, PHN, RN
The Albert Protocol for Muscle Pain Relief™ Balance your muscles using strain/counterstrain, contract/relax, yoga and self care to alleviate common muscular conditions.
Integrated Positional Therapy is a state of the art muscle energy and strain - counter strain technique used to release the body’s habitual holding patterns that over the years have lead to postural distortion, repetitive strain, stress, and muscle pain. It is a manual therapy that is gentle and non-invasive, designed to eliminate pain at its root cause and not just hide the symptom. IPT has shown to be effective in the treatment of chronic and acute muscular pain and for increasing range of motion.
The treatment includes a careful assessment and evaluation of posture followed by a sequence of locating tender and stressed muscles throughout the body and then applying counter strain to place the affected muscles in a position of comfort where the pain is released from the tender point.
IPT is a gentle flow of muscle contraction and relaxation. With the client resting on a therapy table, the therapist gently stretches the target muscle, and the client isometrically contracts the muscle by moving it gently in the opposite direction of the stretch against therapist’s resistance for 5 to 8 seconds and the therapist gently stretches the target muscle again. The whole body sequence takes approximately one hour and afterward the client feels relaxed with muscles balanced. Relief can be immediate and long lasting, or gradual as muscles are stretched and strengthened. A wellness plan is created together with the client to maintain results. Integrated Positional Therapy is part of a compassionate Holistic Health Care model - one that supports multiple modalities to improve health and well - being, with active participation by the client to move the body back into balance. The process is very much integrated with an individual’s overall health.
Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and a face covering. Contact your physician if you have any questions about participating in IPT.
For more information on the Albert Protocol for Muscle Pain Relief, visit * leealbert.com.
Integrated Positional Therapy is not a substitute for medical treatment or medications. Your IPT practitioner does not diagnose illness or disease nor does she prescribe medications or recommend supplements. Any suggestions that may be provided should not be taken as a diagnosis or recommendation against the advice of a licensed physician or mental health professional.