I am an Osteopathic Physician in the Southwestern US. I am creating this blog to take a deep dive into the integration of Psychedelic Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulation. I believe that this combination has the potential to revolutionize treatment of Trauma, Chronic Pain, and Addiction.
Enjoy the periodic blog posts and please share/like if you feel inspired!
I am currently working on a book, so stay tuned!
The Biomechanical Model
Biomechanical Model Understanding trauma from the biomechanical perspective is fairly straightforward. This is referring to the material because of trauma. This can be anything from a motor vehicle accident, sports injury, physical abuse, sexual abuse, etc. in the case of a motor vehicle accident, it is important to understand the mechanism such as head-on collisionContinue reading “The Biomechanical Model”
Journal of Psychedelic Psychiatry
Exploring the fascinating journey between the use of psychedelic and dissociative therapeutics is coming back to the forefront. With much research being abandoned between the late 1960s until now, it is refreshing to see institutions like John Hopkins, Harvard, etc. begin to put more studies out there. There is much we don’t know regarding longContinue reading “Journal of Psychedelic Psychiatry”
Body Work and Emotions
When receiving body work such as myofascial release or cranial osteopathy, it is possible you may have an emotional reaction during or following the treatment . It is believed by some practitioners that this phenomenon may be due to traumatic “memories” stored in your body through your fascia (connective tissue) surrounding your muscles and bonesContinue reading “Body Work and Emotions”
A Novel Proposal for Treating Chronic Pain.
The Nature of The Problem. Chronic Pain, Trauma, and Addiction are interrelated.A change in one invariably causes a change in the other when it comes to these patients.Chronic Pain is influenced by Biology, Psychology, Sociology, and Spirituality.Trauma involving any of the above departments will likely increase Pain.An increase in Pain, without appropriate coping or treatmentContinue reading “A Novel Proposal for Treating Chronic Pain.”