Myofascial release therapy is wonderful and not frequently understood or widely available. Katie and Kendra discuss how myofascial works on the body, what treatments are like and who can benefit from this form of bodywork. Kendra has also been the bodyworker for Katie's children before and after their releases. When Katie started her myofascial release therapy with Kendra she experienced a healing crisis, and they discuss how this can happen based on trauma, immune issues, gut dysbosis, and scar tissue.
Podcast Guest: Kendra LaGrande is passionate about the effectiveness of John Barnes Myofascial Release as it has been immensely beneficial in her healing journey. This holistic form of authentic healing has helped her the most achieve lasting results to alleviate chronic pain. She has been exclusively practicing Myofascial Release for 8 years and using her many years of experience as a PT to assist all ages- infants to the elderly. She is an expert level Myofascial Release therapist and assistant for John Barnes’ Myofascial Release Seminars.
Kendra has been a Physical Therapist for 24 years and specialized in the area of pediatrics for over 16 years. She has worked in numerous pediatric settings including outpatient clinics, a preschool, All Children's Hospital, a hippotherapy program, and a center for medically fragile children. She is NDT (Neurodevelopmental Treatment) certified in the Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and other Neuromotor Disorders. She is also trained in Craniosacral Facial Therapy- The Gillespie Approach and has taken numerous courses on Tethered Oral Tissues, including through the Breathe Institute. Kendra graduated with a Masters in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University in 2002, and the University of Central Florida with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy in 1998 and a Bachelors of Science in Health Services Administration in 1996.
Podcast host: Katie Oshita, RN, BSN, IBCLC has over 22 years of experience working in Maternal-Infant Medicine. Katie is a telehealth lactation consultant believing that clients anywhere in the world deserve the best care possible for their needs. Being an expert on TOTs, Katie helps families everywhere navigate breastfeeding struggles, especially tongue tie and gut/allergy related issues. Email email@example.com or www.cuddlesandmilk.com