“𝘈𝘯 𝘰𝘳𝘨𝘢𝘯 𝘪𝘯 𝘨𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘨𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘱𝘩𝘺𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘭𝘰𝘨𝘪𝘤 𝘮𝘰𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯” - 𝘑𝘦𝘢𝘯-𝘗𝘪𝘦𝘳𝘳𝘦 𝘉𝘢𝘳𝘳𝘢𝘭
So I'd say improving organ movement is important! Visceral manipulation (developed by Jean Pierre Barral) is a gentle massage technique that addresses the following:
𝐈𝐌𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐕𝐄𝐒 𝐌𝐎𝐁𝐈𝐋𝐈𝐓𝐘 softening the fascial fibers via a slow stretch
𝐈𝐌𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐕𝐄𝐒 𝐎𝐑𝐆𝐀𝐍 𝐅𝐔𝐍𝐂𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 stimulating mechanoreceptors within the peritoneum
𝐈𝐌𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐕𝐄𝐒 𝐁𝐑𝐀𝐈𝐍-𝐎𝐑𝐆𝐀𝐍 𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐌𝐔𝐍𝐈𝐂𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 stimulates a neural response in the brain
𝐈𝐌𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐕𝐄𝐒 𝐁𝐋𝐎𝐎𝐃 𝐅𝐋𝐎𝗪 improving circulation to the organs
𝐈𝐌𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐕𝐄𝐒 𝐂𝐄𝐋𝐋 𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐌𝐔𝐍𝐈𝐂𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 changing cell mechanics via mechanical tension, stimulating signals between cells
𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐨𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐨𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐩𝐮𝐳𝐳𝐥𝐞: “My shoulder hurts” “I can’t touch my toes” “My hip pinches in the bottom of a squat” “I can’t reach my arms overhead" "My back pain won't go away" "My mobility never seems to improve"
𝐀𝐧 𝐨𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 not only affects the function of the organ, but also the movement of the surrounding tissue (muscles, nerves, fascia, joints, blood vessels, other organs). The entire body coordinates together to move, and one point of tension can change the dynamic of that movement even if it’s far away.
The organ may not be the entire issue, and it is not the only thing that should be worked on, but it’s frequently an area that is missed in order 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐨𝐝𝐲 𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲.
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